The AWS Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of new online application.
Please complete the profile registration process at the link below:
And contact AWS Foundation at 800-443-9353, ext. 212
The AWS Foundation does not discriminate by age, race, color, national origin, disability, creed or gender.
AWS International Scholarship Program
To provide financial assistance to
International students wishing to pursue their education in welding and
related joining technologies who are not assigned to an AWS section.
International Scholarships will be
awarded to full time international students pursuing undergraduate or
graduate studies in joining sciences. Applicants can be
matriculating in accredited joining science programs at institutions
anywhere in the world. Student must be in the top 20% of
the institution’s grading system. Proof of country citizenship is
required with each application. In addition, all applicants must
meet the following eligibility requirements:
• Eligible to apply for the International Scholarship if attending, at
minimum, a Baccalaureate degree-granting institution.
Financial support could be a consideration in
Applicants for scholarships and designated
institutions are strongly encouraged to be members of AWS.
1. Applicant must have
completed at least one year of welding or related field of study at the
Baccalaureate degree-granting institution.
2. Student must be enrolled full time.
3. Official proof of acceptance from the academic
4. Proof of country citizenship.
5. Applicant must submit all required application
6. Applicants may reapply; however, persons who have
received this award may reapply and may be granted the award for a
maximum of four times.
7. Financial information regarding tuition and fees
from the academic institution must be included with each application.
Deadline for submission of all
application information is April 1, established by the postmark, for
the following Fall academic term.
Students must submit all requested application information, in English,
Application Form. (Applicant's name, address,
telephone number. Applicant's e-mail address if
available. The facsimile number or e-mail address of an
English-speaking contact at the applicant's academic institution is
required for communication purposes.) The only fields not
required are marital status and sex. All other information is
2. Copy of the proposed curriculum.
3. Verification of Enrollment by institution.
4. Two letters of personal reference.
5. Two page Professional Goal Statement to include a
6. Grade Transcript or equivalent from each college,
university, trade/technical school listed on the application.
7. AWS membership number, if member.
8. Proof of country citizenship.
9. Financial information regarding
tuition and fees from the academic institution must be included with
Please note: Recipients may be requested to submit a color
photograph for publicity purposes.
All International Scholarship applications will be submitted to the
Education Scholarship Committee for evaluation and selection.
Scholarship funds are for tuition and fee expenses only, not to exceed
$2,500 (US dollars/year.)
All funds are transferred, e.g. wired/mailed, to the appropriate
institution in U. S. currency. Any unused funds are required to
be returned. No awards will be paid directly to the recipient.
International students remain eligible to apply for AWS District
Scholarships, if attending an academic institution in the United States.
Applicants may reapply; however, persons who have received this award
may reapply and may be granted the award for a maximum of four years.
Please note: The International Scholarship Program is not
available to students who reside in North America; i.e., Canada, United
States, or Mexico.