Educator scholarships are awarded to current welding educators or individuals pursuing a career in welding education. National Level scholarships require applicants be enrolled in a college or university and be pursuing an AS, AAS, BS, MS, or PhD degree in an area related to welding.
District Level scholarship funds may be used for professional development courses. However, preference will be given to those applicants pursuing their AS, AAS, BS, MS, or PhD degree in an area related to welding. Applicants must attend an educational institution within the boundaries of the pertinent AWS District in which they apply.
Become a Skilled Tradeperson
The demand for most trades is strong and getting stronger. The U.S. Department of Labor forecasts healthy growth in the neighborhood of 8 to 9 percent over the next decade. Jobs associated with building and rebuilding roads, bridges, water, and the power grid are expected to grow by double-digit percentages–faster than the overall economy.