WorldSkills USA Scholarships
Miller® WorldSkills USA Scholarship
This Miller® WorldSkills Scholarship is awarded to the winner of the AWS WorldSkills USA Competition, which is held on a bi-annual basis. The winner represents the United States at the WorldSkills Welding Competition the following summer.
The winner of the AWS WorldSkills USA Competition will receive the following:
- The Miller® WorldSkills USA Scholarship consisting of up to $10,000 per year for a period of four consecutive years (total maximum $40,000)
- Up to $1,000 in AWS Publications
- Four-year complimentary full AWS membership.
AWS WorldSkills USA Scholarships
The participants of the AWS WorldSkills USA - Top-6 Competition will receive:
- A $1,000 scholarship to be used within two years of the Weld Trial Competition and a one-year complimentary full AWS membership.
Educational purposes include any post-secondary course(s) related to the field of welding or related joining technologies (i.e. - certificate programs, two-year programs, four-year programs, seminars, workshops, certification courses, etc.)
If you have any questions, please contact the AWS Foundation.
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