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Scholarships for Welding Students, Educators and Professionals

Lincoln Electric is Committed to Supporting Current & Future Members of the Welding Community

Are you enrolled or enrolling in a welding program at Lincoln Electric and in need of financial assistance?

Check out these scholarship opportunities. You may just be in the running to receive a financial award you can apply to your education.

AWS Scholarships

The AWS (American Welding Society) Foundation administrates a number of scholarships available to students seeking a career in welding. These scholarships are designed to help with typical school expenses – tuition, fees, books, supplies, etc.

Welder Training Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 Scholarships (10 per AWS District).

Eligibility: Awarded to students who are seeking welder training in a program of up to two years. This scholarship cannot be used for credits toward a four-year program.

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District Scholarships

District Scholarships, awarded annually at AWS District Conferences, provide funds that are payable directly to the school to which recipients have been accepted.

Amount: Varies by individual award.

Eligibility: Awarded to high school graduates or students who have earned their GED. The applicant requirements and process varies for these scholarships.

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District-Named and Section-Named Scholarships

Amount: Varies by individual award.

Eligibility: The applicant requirements and process varies for these scholarships.

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National Scholarships

Amount: Minimum $2,500 annually.

Eligibility: Awarded to students who are pursuing a specific degree at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university. The applicant requirements and process varies for these scholarships.

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International Scholarships

Amount: Up to $2,500 for tuition only

Eligibility: Awarded to full-time international students pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies in joining sciences at institutions located anywhere in the world. The applicant requirements and process varies for these scholarships.

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Educator Scholarships (National and District Level)

Amount: Up to $3,500 (three awards available)

Eligibility: Awarded to current welding educators or individuals pursuing a career in welding education who are currently enrolled in a college or university (National) or individuals who are employed at an education institution (District). Applicants must be currently pursuing a welding degree or be currently enrolled in a professional development course. The applicant requirements and process varies for these scholarships. Funds are made payable directly to the school.

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