Scholarships

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 to students who are attending universities, community colleges, and trade schools.

We provide scholarships to students who are attending universities, community colleges, and trade schools. This year the AWS Detroit Section has awarded 40 welding scholarships totaling $61,000. This Scholarship program is of utmost importance to the Detroit Section and feedback and ideas from all concerned is greatly appreciated. The scholarship process for the 2023-2024 school year will begin December 2022.

Scholarship Night

The AWS Detroit Section hosts Scholarship Night at our September Technical Meeting to honor students who have received scholarships.

2022-2023 Scholarship Winners

On September 8, 2022, the AWS Detroit Section was happy to be able to honor students who received scholarships. This year the ceremony was held at Wayne State University where 40 students were recognized for their achievements and scholarship awards. 

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 steve.gucciardo@external.stellantis.com. PayPal is available to complete transaction.

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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.