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Earl C. Lipphardt Educators Scholarship

Scholarship Description

General Eligibility
 Applicants must be a minimum of eighteen years of age
 Applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED
 Financial need is not required
 Applicant must be a current welding educator or pursuing a career in welding education

National Level Eligibility
 Applicants must be enrolled in a college or university with a degree program in the applicant’s area of study
 Applicants must have maintained a minimum 2.5 GPA in degree program courses
 Applicants must be pursuing an AS, AAS, BS, MS, or PhD degree in an area related to Welding (eg. Welding
Technology, Welding Engineering Technology, Welding Engineering, Materials Science, Metallurgical
Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry or Physics) or Education related to
welding (eg. Technical Education, Trade and Industrial Education, etc.)

Application Requirements
 AWS Scholarship Application
 AWS Verification of Enrollment
 Two letters of reference
 Personal statement that includes
 General background information
 How the degree will help the applicant be a better welding instructor
 Education and career objectives
 Demonstrated welding experience
 Demonstrated teaching experience
 Participation in class, campus and outside organizations
 Participation in AWS Student and Section activities
 Participation in AWS Technical or Education Committee activities
 Plan, schedule and budget for degree path
 Official transcripts from current and past schools, including course information on welding-related or educationrelated emphasis

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

Type:

Num Awards: 1

Min Award: 3,500

Max Award: 3,500

Deadline: 2017-12-31

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

Sponsoring Organization AWS Foundation, Inc.
8669 Doral Blvd., Suite 130
Doral, FL 33166

Contact Person:

Phone: 800-443-9353 ext. 212 or 305-445-6628

Fax: 305-443-7559

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

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