Online applications for the 2015/16 SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund are being accepted now through April 1, 2015 at www.sema.org/scholarship.
Recipients of these scholarships must be entering into the disciplines of Automotive Engineering & Technology, Automotive Aftermarket, Mechanical Engineering, Business Management, Electrical Engineering, Education, Industrial Engineering & Design, Automotive Machinist, and Public Affairs/Administration.
The SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund awarded $152,000 to 61 individuals in the Fall of 2014.
This includes 44 SEMA scholarships presented to current students, and 17 loan-forgiveness awards presented to employees of SEMA-member companies. In addition, one student was awarded a full-tuition scholarship to Ohio Technical College for the 2014-2015 academic year.
More than $2 million has been awarded to over 1,000 deserving students since the program’s establishment in 1984.
The SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund and the SEMA Loan Forgiveness Program are dedicated to fostering the next generation of automotive aftermarket industry leaders and innovators by helping them get off to a successful start in their education and automotive aftermarket career.