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AWS offers more than $1 million each year in scholarships to students in welding or a related field!

Getting training at a local trade school? 
AWS has scholarships for you.

Pursuing a certificate or associate degree at your local college? 
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Studying towards a bachelor degree at a university? 
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Regardless of who you are, where you’re from, or what you aspire to be, receiving an AWS Foundation scholarship can be the extra push that helps you fulfill your goals!


AWS Membership Opportunities

Student Membership

AWS knows that students are our industry’s future and provides every aspiring welding professional with a variety of unparalleled resources and opportunities.

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AWS Student Chapters

AWS Student Chapters provides a foundation for students to gain the knowledge, experience and networking needed to begin a successful career outside of the classroom.  With over 100 AWS Student Chapters located at schools across the country,  students can learn and sharpen the skills needed for a successful career in the welding industry. 


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