The AWS Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of new online application.
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Matsuo Bridge Company, Ltd. of Japan Scholarship
Matsuo Bridge Company, Ltd.
of Japan is one of Japan’s leading fabricators of steel for bridges,
buildings and other structures. Established in 1925, the company
operates steel fabrication plants in Sakai (Osaka), Chiba (Tokyo) and
Shanghai, China. In addition to sales offices in every major city
throughout Japan, the company has overseas representative offices in
Houston, Texas and Hanoi, Vietnam and a subsidiary company, Hamilton
Construction Company, in Springfield, Oregon. Listed on the Tokyo and
Osaka stock exchanges, Matsuo Bridge boasts numerous signature projects
throughout Japan, including the world’s longest suspension bridge. The
company has also completed projects in North and South America, Asia
and the Middle East.
The purpose of this
scholarship is to provide financial assistance to an
individual interested in pursuing a career in civil engineering,
welding engineering, or welding engineering technology.
The Matsuo Bridge Company,
Ltd. of Japan Scholarship will be awarded to a college junior or
senior, or a graduate student pursuing a degree in civil engineering,
welding engineering, welding engineering technology, or related
discipline. All applicants must meet the following eligibility
- Applicant must be a minimum of eighteen
years of age.
- Applicant must have a high school diploma.
- Applicant must have a 3.0 overall grade point
- Student must be enrolled full or part time in an
accredited college or university in the United States.
- Applicant must submit all application information.
The award will be available to
students nationwide; however, priority will be given to individuals
residing in the states of California, Texas, Oregon or Washington. (A
resident is defined as having lived in a specified area for a minimum
of one year.)
rcipient does not have to be a member of the American Welding Society;
however, he/she must agree to participate in the AWS Foundation or
Matsuo Bridge Company, Ltd. of Japan Sponsored publicity.
AWS Foundation, Inc. does not discriminate by age, race, color,
national origin, disability, creed, or gender.
The recipient will be chosen
by a Selection Committee comprised of five (5) members, selected by the
Education Scholarship Committee.
Selection Committee will determine award
recipient in February of each year. Recipient will be announced at the
National Awards Luncheon.
One $2,500 award will be given
Deadline for application is February 15, for the following