Miller Electric International WorldSkills Competition Scholarship

Scholarship Description

To become eligible for this scholarship, the applicant must compete in the National Skills USA Competition for welding and advance to the AWS Weld Trials at the AWS International Welding and Fabricating Exposition and Convention, which is held on a bi-annual basis. The scholarship will be awarded under the following guidelines. The winner of the U.S. Weld Trial Competition will receive the following: The Miller Electric Mfg. Co. 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; a four-year complimentary full AWS membership; an AWS Certification to which he/she qualifies at the trials. The runners-up of the U.S. Weld Trial Competition will receive: A $1,000 scholarship to be used within two years of the Weld Trial Competition; a one-year complimentary full AWS membership; an AWS Certification to which he/she qualifies at the trials. Runners-up are eligible to receive awards on June 1, following the Weld Trial Competition and upon successful completion of the appropriate application information. Scholarships to runners-up may be requested anytime within a two-year span of the Weld Trial Competition. 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.) Distribution of awards will be made directly to the students academic institution and/or educational organization. No payment will be made to directly to the student. Students agree to participate in AWS, AWS Foundation and/or sponsored publicity related to the Weld Trial Competition. Awarding of scholarship shall be discretionary and subject to availability of funds. Careers related to Welding.

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,


Num Awards: 1

Min Award: 1000

Max Award: 40000

Deadline: 2022-12-31


Sponsoring Organization AWS Foundation
550 N.W. Lejeune Rd.
Miami, FL 33126-5649

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Fax: FAX: 305-443-7559