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    John M. Stropki Scholarship

    Offered by American Welding Society

    Reviewed by Brian GeigerLast updated Dec 6, 2023
    5 awards worth

    $2,500 - $5,000

    Grade level

    College Students

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    March 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    The John M. Stropki Scholarship is open to undergraduate students pursuing a minimum four-year bachelor’s degree in welding engineering or a related engineering or science major. Priority will be given to the descendants of current and retired Lincoln Electric employees in the United States and Canada, however, any four-year welding or related engineering student may apply.

    Five awards will be made annually, with three $5,000 scholarship awards being reserved for the children of current Lincoln Electric employees in the U.S. or Canada. Another $5,000 scholarship award will be made to any student pursuing a welding engineering, or related engineering or science bachelor’s degree, and a last $2,500 scholarship award will be made to any student pursuing a degree as an educator of a STEM subject. To apply, submit two letters of recommendation with their application. Good luck!

    About American Welding Society

    The American Welding Society (AWS) was founded in 1919, as a nonprofit organization with a global mission: Advancing the science, technology, and application of welding and allied joining and cutting processes, including brazing, soldering and thermal spraying.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    College Students

    Citizenship

    U.S. Citizens, Canadian Citizens

    Minimum GPA

    3

    Academic Interest

    Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science, Technology, and Society, Education, Welding

    Other Category

    Low Income

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    Academic transcript

    Letter of Recommendation

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

    This scholarship is designated for full-time enrollment status only.

    Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

    Yes, this scholarship is restricted for use at four-year colleges.

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

    No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Canadian Citizens.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact American Welding Society at https://www.aws.org/about/page/contact-customer-service-general-inquiries.

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    Yes, the John M. Stropki Scholarship is renewable.

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