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Past President Scholarship

Scholarship Description

PurposeThe purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to those individuals interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in welding engineering, welding engineering technology, or an engineering program with an emphasis on welding (bonding and joining included), or be a graduate student pursuing a Masters or Doctorate in engineering and/or management.EligibilityThe Past Presidents Scholarship will be awarded to a college junior or senior pursuing a bachelors degree in Welding Engineering, Welding Engineering Technology, or an engineering program with an emphasis on welding (bonding and joining included), or be a graduate student pursuing a Masters or Doctorate in engineering and/or management.  All applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements.  * A college student must be a junior, senior, or Graduate level (Masters or Ph.D).  * An undergraduate student must be pursuing a bachelors degree in Welding Engineering, Welding Engineering Technology, or an engineering program with emphasis on welding (includes bonding and joining).  * A graduate student, with a bachelors degree in Welding Engineering or Welding Engineering Technology, must be pursuing a Masters or Doctorate in engineering and/or management.  * Applicant must have demonstrated leadership qualities, i.e., community involvement, AWS Section or other professional society participation, industry leadership, and be an AWS Member.  * One or more recommendation letters must come from community members, local AWS Section Officers, and/or AWS District Directors, attesting to leadership capability.  * One or more recommendation letters must come from Faculty (if a student), or from Employer (if employed).  * Applicant must submit a 300-500 word essay on his/her objectives/aspirations in the field of welding.  * Applicant must demonstrate financial need. The award will be presented to individuals nationwide.SelectionThe recipient will be chosen by a sub-committee of the Education Scholarship Committee.AwardsOne award of $2,500 paid to the recipient’s college or university. Awards are for tuition and books only.

Year of Need: College Junior, College Senior, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad, 3rd Year Grad, Beyond 3rd Year Grad,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: 1

Min Award: 2500

Max Award: 2500

Deadline: 2017-02-15

Website: http://www.aws.org/foundation/national_scholarships.html

Sponsoring Organization AWS Foundation
550 N.W. LeJeune Road
Miami, FL 33126

Contact Person:

Phone: 800-443-9353, ext 212 / 305-445-6628

Fax: 305-443-7559

Web: http://www.aws.org/foundation/national_scholarships.html

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