SEMA accepting scholarship applications

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. — The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) is now accepting applications for the 2019 SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund at www.sema.org/scholarships for students preparing for careers in the auto or auto parts industries.

“One of SEMA’s main initiatives is to engage, motivate and support the future innovators and leaders of the aftermarket industry,” said SEMA Chairman-Elect Tim Martin. “Through programs like the SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund we can provide financial support to any student in the country working toward a career in our industry.”

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, 2019. Scholarships are available in a variety of categories, such as accounting, sales and marketing, and engineering. Additionally, scholarship recipients are invited to attend the annual SEMA Show in Las Vegas and be recognized during an awards luncheon.

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, contact SEMA Manager of Student Programs Juliet Marshall at (909) 978-6655 or julietm@sema.org.

Learn more at www.semashow.com.

SOURCE: SEMA press release

Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt has been a writer/editor for more than 25 years, working in law enforcement, aviation, supply chain and the RV industry. She's not a stranger to RVs, however. She grew up camping, and still camps as many weekends as she can every year. She is the owner of In Good Company Communications and can be reached at ingoodcompanycommunications@gmail.com.

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