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Scholarships That Shape Welding's Future

The AWS Detroit Section helps develop the next generation of welding professionals in the Detroit, Michigan, area by providing welding scholarships. Many companies have become scholarship patrons.

About Our Section Scholarships - The 2020 application window has closed - Stay tuned for award announcements! 

We provide scholarships to students who are attending universities, community colleges, and trade schools. This year the AWS Detroit Section has awarded 33 welding scholarships totaling $60,750. This Scholarship program is of utmost importance to the Detroit Section, and feedback and ideas from all concerned are greatly appreciated. Winners for 2020-2021.

Scholarship Night – Click for Info

Scholarship Night is generally in September. AWS Detroit section promotes the welding industry by investing in students who are attending universities, community colleges, and trade schools. In September, we are honoring students who received the scholarships at an AWS Detroit dinner meeting. RSVP at:

Detroit Section 2019-2020 Scholarship Winners!

2019-2020 Scholarship Winners

On September 19, 2019, we honored students who received this year's scholarships with a ceremony at Oakland Community College. Congratulations to the Detroit Section 2019-2020 scholarship winners!

Our Patrons

Our sincere thanks and gratitude go out to all of our patrons who provide the funding for our scholarships. These scholarships are used for associate's certificates in welding technology, as well as two-year programs for students pursing a bachelor of science in manufacturing technology.

Become a Patron

Please show your support for future generations of weld technicians and engineers by becoming a patron. To make a donation to the scholarship fund, make your check payable to AWS-Detroit Section, and mail it to Steve Gucciardo, at the AWS Detroit Section Patrons Committee. You can contact him at (810) 623-6508 or PayPal is available to complete transaction.

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