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Profiled Individual:

Carissa Love
2009 Professional WeldersCompetition First Place W
Texas State Technical College
Waco, TX

Carissa made history by becoming the first woman to win the American Welding Society's Professional Welders Competition in November, 2009. Carissa plans to use her $2500 first place prize towards her education. She has one semester remaining and will complete her associate in applied science degree. Carissa is involved in campus activities, serving as the secretary of the AWS Student Chapter.

High School:  
College:  Texas State Technical College
Waco, TX

Website:  http://www.waco.tstc.edu/wlt/index.php


SCHOLARSHIPS

Ok, So you’re thinking, “I could see getting into welding, but how am I going to pay for an education?”

Lucky for you, there are scholarships available.  You might be successful in getting one, but you must apply to have a chance!

The AWS Foundation offers scholarships for many kinds of welding programs.  Some scholarships are awarded at the AWS District level; some national scholarships are available; and even an international scholarship.

You probably have lots of questions, like

“What kind of financial assistance is available?”
“How do I apply?”
“When should I apply?”
“What eligibility requirements must I meet?”
“Which school should I attend?”
Get answers to these and other questions.  Just click on the links below:

 


District Scholarships - http://www.aws.org/w/a/foundation/district_scholarships.html

National Scholarships - http://www.aws.org/w/a/foundation/national_scholarships.html

International Scholarship - http://www.aws.org/w/a/foundation/intl_scholarships.html

Want to download the scholarship application?  Just click on the links above!


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