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Past Presidents Scholarship

American Welding Society (AWS) Foundation

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Scholarship Overview

The Past Presidents Scholarship will be awarded to a college junior or senior pursuing a bachelors degree in Welding Engineering, Welding Engineering Technology, or an engineering program with an emphasis on welding (bonding and joining included), or be a graduate student pursuing a Masters or Doctorate in engineering and/or management. All applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements. A college student must be a junior, senior, or Graduate level (Masters or Ph.D). An undergraduate student must be pursuing a bachelors degree in Welding Engineering, Welding Engineering Technology, or an engineering program with emphasis on welding (includes bonding and joining). A graduate student, with a bachelors degree in Welding Engineering or Welding Engineering Technology, must be pursuing a Masters or Doctorate in engineering and/or management. Applicant must have demonstrated leadership qualities, i.e., community involvement, AWS Section or other professional society participation, industry leadership, and be an AWS Member. One or more recommendation letters must come from community members, local AWS Section Officers, and/or AWS District Directors, attesting to leadership capability. One or more recommendation letters must come from Faculty (if a student), or from Employer (if employed). Applicant must submit a 300-500 word essay on his/her objectives/aspirations in the field of welding. Applicant must demonstrate financial need. The award will be presented to individuals nationwide.

How easy is it to apply?

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.

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Average Award: $2,500
Awards Granted: 1
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