DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Nov. 20, 2014) — The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) is accepting applications for the 2015 SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund for students preparing for careers in the auto or auto parts industries.
SEMA said the program offers financial assistance of up to $5,000 to help foster the next generation of automotive aftermarket industry leaders and innovators.
Students can apply for the scholarship at sema.org/scholarships. Deadline for the program is April 1, 2015.
Scholarships are available in a variety of categories, such as accounting, sales and marketing and engineering. Dozens of awards ranging from $2,000 to $3,000 will be given out, SEMA said, with a $5,000 award going to the top student.
The program also includes a loan forgiveness aspect that offers financial awards to employees of SEMA member-companies, who have completed and are paying off a loan for a program of study at an accredited university, college or vocational/technical program within the U.S.
For more information on the program contact Juliet Marshall, SEMA education manager at [email protected]