SEMA-Logo-1-3-13Diamond Bar, CA – The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) is now accepting applications for the 2016 SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund for students preparing for careers in the auto or auto parts industries.

The SEMA Memorial Scholarship 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 www.sema.org/scholarships . Deadline for the program is March 1, 2016. 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, 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 please contact Juliet Marshall, SEMA education manager at 909-978-6655 or julietm@sema.org.

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