Support Our Mission

Support Our Mission

The AWS Foundation is committed to making sure that students get the financial support they need. Whether it’s to help pay for books and supplies or cover the cost of tuition and fees, the donations we receive every year make a positive impact on welding students. This page not only lets you donate, it also guides you through the donation process. More importantly, it tells you what your donation will be used for.

Why Wait? Donate Today!

Who can donate?

Anyone. Individuals, Companies, AWS Sections, etc.

Anyone can make a donation. If the welding industry has made a positive impact on your life, then consider donating. If your company, non-profit organization, or group would like to make a donation, we would also welcome their support.

Why should I donate?

Provides scholarships to students. In turn, you are developing the future workforce.

By giving to the AWS Foundation, your support helps welding students from around the country–and the world—be successful. Donations of all sizes help students to learn the necessary skills to achieve their goals. Upon graduating, that student will use their skills to contribute to the workforce; they will support the country’s infrastructure which, in turn, supports you.

How is my donation used?

Donors can apply their contribution towards any of the scholarships listed under “Recipient of Funds” tab.

Your donation will help to fund the scholarships that AWS awards to its recipients every year. Have you decided where your contribution will go? Great! All you need to do is fill out the online form or send us a check. For more information on these methods of donating, view the How Can I Donate? section below.

If you haven’t made a decision, it might be a good idea to read about the different scholarships AWS has to offer. If you belong to a particular section or district, maybe you’ll want to donate to a section or district named scholarship. If the scholarship you would like to contribute to is not listed, please provide its name in the “Other” field.

Your donation is guaranteed to make a difference in someone else’s life.

To learn more about setting up a scholarship, grant, or supporting a specific inititative, please contact John Douglass or Monica Pfarr

How can I donate?

Donate via the online form. Send a check through the mail.

Donating to the AWS Foundation is a very simple process.

There are two ways to donate:

  • Online Donations
    • To make an online donation, begin by clicking on the donate button at the top or bottom of this page.
    • Please select the amount you would like to donate.
    • Please select the scholarship you would like to donate to under “Recipient of the Funds”.
  • Donations by Check
    • To make a donation via check, please fill out the amount you would like to give.
    • Please make your check payable to the “AWS Foundation”.
    • On the memo line, please write down the scholarship you would like to donate to.
    • Please send all checks to: 8669 NW 36 Street, #130, Miami, FL 33166.
    • Please address the envelope to the attention of the “AWS Foundation”.

Donate Online Today!