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Educational Institution


Educational Institution membership: reinforce your reputation for excellence

You strive to maintain the highest educational standards: to advance today’s workforce and train the next generation that will help keep our welding industry safe, strong and secure around the world. The Educational Institution membership was designed especially for educational leaders, faculty, staffs and students.

AWS membership offers you valuable resources that help you maintain the professionalism of your teaching staffs, as well as reward all your hard working teams and students with valuable benefits and savings.

See ALL your Educational Institution member benefits in the BENEFITS tab below.

Are your teachers or staffers AWS members? Get pro-rated dues pricing:
AWS will pro-rate your institution’s dues if there are employees with current AWS individual memberships. Call the AWS Membership Department at (800) 443-9353, ext. 259 or 264 for special pricing.

Membership Rates
Annual Dues: $264.00

AWS Educational Institution Member Application in PDF format.


Or Call 1-800-443-9353, ext. 259 (inside the U.S. and Canada)
1-305-443-9353, ext. 259 (outside the U.S. and Canada)
You may also reach the general Membership Department at extension 480.

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Educational Institution membership benefits help you maintain the highest educational standards

As an Educational Institution member, you enjoy ALL these benefits below:

  • 3 Individual Memberships “owned” by the institution, to distribute to employees, who each receive full Individual Member Benefits, click here to view full description of benefits.
  • AWS Educational Institution Member logo for use on company letterhead and promotional material
  • 40% discount on 300+ AWS Publications (purchased directly by the institution)
  • 20% discount on annual subscription license to American Welding Academic Access (AWAA). This is a unique subscription which contains 300+ AWS’ publications in a digital format.
  • Free institution listing on AWS’s 100,000 visitors-a-month website, with the opportunity to hyperlink from the AWS website to your company website at a nominal fee
  • Unlimited VIP passes to the FABTECH Show to distribute as perks to customers and company staff
  • Professional wall plaque to show school affiliation with the American Welding Society
  • Minimum 70% discount on shipping charges with YRC Transportation - outbound and inbound, short or long haul
  • Educators Community within AWS Member Network – access to Instructor Toolkit and Teaching Strategies for Educators

Please view the full list of Educational Institution Member Benefits in PDF format.

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