Jack and Jo Dammann Technical Scholarship
Jack Dammann spent 37 years of his working career in a family-owned welding supply distributorship, self-described as “living the American dream”. He spent a lifetime serving the welding industry and was past president of the National Welding Supply Association (now GAWDA) and served on numerous distributor advisory boards. He is a 50-year Lifetime Member of AWS, an AWS Counselor, and served eight years as an AWS Foundation Trustee. He believes the welding industry is an extremely vital component of American industry and strongly supports all educational endeavors in welding and related fields of study. This scholarship is made possible by the Dammann Family Fund of the Pikes Peak Community Foundation.
This scholarship is for a full-time student pursuing a Certificate or Associates degree in Welding.
Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and be a citizen of the United States. Preference will be given to residents of the state of Colorado and first-generation college students.
The recipient will be chosen by a Selection Committee comprised of at least five (5) members from the Education Scholarship Committee.
The award is $2,500, paid directly to the academic institution on the recipient’s behalf.
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.