Applications for 2021-22 Welding Society Scholarships Are Open

The AWS Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization. It supports programs to ensure the growth and development of the welding industry through research and educational opportunities. Our industry depends upon education that prepares the next generation to meet the challenges ahead.

Scholarships Currently Accepting Applications:

National, District, and Section Scholarships – Deadline March 1st for scholarships to be used Fall 2021
For students in four-year, two-year, or certificate programs

Welder Training Scholarship – Application open through November 30th, 2021
For students in a welder training certificate program

On-Demand Webinar: Understanding the AWS Foundation Scholarship Application Process
Learn about scholarships available through the American Welding Society Foundation and what you need to complete the online application.


Please login or register for an account to get started on your applications.

There are four steps to the application process:

Step 1: Register for a Profile. Use an email address you will still be able to access in 18 months. 

Step 2: Create an Academic Profile, which includes your personal statement and career objectives.

Step 3: Find out which scholarships you are eligible for based on your academic profile and geographic location, and click to apply.

Step 4: Provide references and any required documentation to complete your applications.

Click here to register

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