DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (March 12, 2014) — The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) is offering students a scholarship covering one year’s tuition to Ohio Technical College (OTC) as part of its Memorial Scholarship Fund.
SEMA said the tuition, valued at up to $29,400, encourages and supports those pursuing careers in the automotive aftermarket. Covering all aspects of vehicle customization, the association offers scholarships to students who are interested in the industry, whether it is working hands-on with vehicles or in an office job such as business management, sales, marketing, journalism, IT or international relations.
“Students coming through the SEMA Scholarship Program have demonstrated great potential and share the enthusiasm and passion that has fueled our industry,” said Zane Clark, SEMA education director.
“Our hope is that we’ll continue to attract highly qualified students who will contribute and make strong, positive impacts in our industry.”
The application deadline is March 28. For additional details, visit SEMA’s website.
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