Past Presidents Scholarship

American Welding Society (AWS) Foundation

The 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. Sign Up to Start Applying
Deadline Rolling Deadline
Number of Awards Granted1

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Eligibility Requirements

Minimum Age18
Enrollment LevelsMaster's level study, College senior, College junior, Doctoral level study
Eligible MajorsEngineering, General, Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Biomedical/Medical Engineering, Ceramic Sciences and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Engineering Physics, Engineering Science, Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining and Mineral Engineering, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Ocean Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Systems Engineering, Textile Sciences and Engineering, Polymer/Plastics Engineering, Construction Engineering, Forest Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Operations Research, Surveying Engineering, Geological/Geophysical Engineering, Paper Science and Engineering, Electromechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Engineering Chemistry, Biological/Biosystems Engineering, Engineering, Other, Engineering Technology, General, Architectural Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians, Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians, Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians, Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Mining and Petroleum Technologies/Technicians, Construction Engineering Technologies, Engineering-Related Technologies, Computer Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Nuclear Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Engineering-Related Fields, Nanotechnology, Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other, Mechanics and Repairers, General, Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology, Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR), Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies, Precision Systems Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other
Financial Need Required