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SEMA Scholarship

Offered by Speed Equipment Manufacturing Association

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Feb 21, 2024
Multiple awards worth up to

$5,000

Grade level

High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students

Application deadline:

March 1, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you pursuing a career in the automotive industry? If so, consider applying for the SEMA scholarship! This scholarship is open to current and incoming college students who demonstrate a passion for the automotive trades. The scholarship is funded by the Speed Equipment Manufacturing Association, an organization that helps students from all academic and technical disciplines pay for their postsecondary education which would lead them to obtain a career in the automotive industry. Each year, the scholarship pays up to $5,000 to lucky students to help pay for their school costs. If you’re passionate about the automotive trades and are looking for some help to pay off your degree, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

In order to be eligible for this scholarship, you must be a current or incoming college student pursuing a degree or certification that leads to a career in the automotive field. Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.

Grade Level

High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students

Citizenship

US Citizens, Canadian Citizens

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application in addition to the below application materials.

Essay

Academic transcript

Letter of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship open to international students?

No, this scholarship is only open to US Citizens and Canadian Citizens.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Speed Equipment Manufacturing Association at [email protected].

Is this scholarship open to international or DACA students?

No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens. # No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents. # No, this scholarship is open to U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents, and DACA recipients. # Yes, this scholarship is open to all students! # No, this scholarship is only open to Permanent Residents. # No, this scholarship is only open to DACA recipients. # This scholarship is open to Canadian Citizens. # This scholarship is open to citizens of countries other than the United States. We encourage you to confirm specific citizenship eligibility requirements on the sponsoring organization’s website. # This scholarship is open to Canadian Citizens and citizens of some other countries. We encourage you to confirm specific citizenship eligibility requirements on the sponsoring organization’s website.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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