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SEMA Memorial Scholarships


Scholarship Value: $5,000
Awards Available: 40

College is expensive. SEMA can help. The SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund is dedicated to fostering the next generation of automotive aftermarket industry leaders and innovators. Scholarship awards range from $2,000 - $3,000, with $5,000 going to the top student.

The current minimum eligibility requirements are as follows. A student must:

Be a U.S. Citizen enrolled full-time in a program of study at an accredited university, college or post-secondary vocational/technical program located within the United States, at the time of application.

(Permanent/Legal residents and High School students are not eligible to apply.)

A) If currently attending a four-year accredited university or college you must have completed a minimum of 50 credit hours OR

B) If currently attending a two-year accredited community college or vocational/technical program you must have completed a minimum of 25 credit hours OR

C) If currently attending an accredited automotive training certification program, you must have half of total curriculum requirements/classroom hours completed.

D) If pursuing a Masterís, Post-baccalaureate or Doctorate degree, provide proof of acceptance or proof of enrollment in a graduate program.
Have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.

E) Be pursuing studies leading to a career in the automotive industry or related field.

F) Remain enrolled as a full-time student in the first academic term following receipt of the award.


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SEMA Memorial Scholarships
$10,000 College Scholarship for High School and College Students - $10,000
To be Eligible: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The ScholarshipPoints program...
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Be Bold Scholarship - $25,000
The $25,000 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply. To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most...
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$1,000 De Novo Scholarship - $1,000
To be eligible for the De Novo Scholarship: A) You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. B) You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
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Nitro Scholarship - $2,000
To be eligible for the Nitro Scholarship you must be: A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States; B) A parent who...
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$1,000 Ascend Scholarship - $1,000
To be Eligible for the Ascend Scholarship: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
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