Application for scholarships are currently being taken by the American Welding Society (AWS). The AWS Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization. It supports programs to ensure the growth and development of the welding industry through research and educational opportunities. Our industry depends upon education that prepares the next generation to meet the challenges ahead.
National, District, and Section Scholarships – The deadline to apply is March 1st for scholarships to be used in the fall of 2021 for students in four-year, two-year, or certificate programs.
Welder Training Scholarship – Application open through November 30th, 2021, for students in a welder training certificate program.
Information on the AWS Foundation Scholarship application process and the scholarships is available through the American Welding Society Foundation On-Demand Webinar. Login or register for an account to get started on your applications. Click here to register.
There are four steps to the application process:
Step 1: Register for a Profile. Use an email address you will still be able to access in 18 months.
Step 2: Create an Academic Profile, which includes your personal statement and career objectives.
Step 3: Find out which scholarships you are eligible for based on your academic profile and geographic location, and click to apply.
Step 4: Provide references and any required documentation to complete your applications.