Scholarship Name:

American Welding Society Foundation (“AWS”) Jerry Baker Scholarship

Scholarship Description:

Scholarship offered through AWS to college students.

Award Amount:



Number of Scholarships:

One (1) award

Application Required:


Official Transcript Required:


References and Letter of Recommendations Required:


Interview Required:


Original Essay Required:


Additional Requirements and Information:

1) Min. 2.8 GPA (cumulative); 2) Min. 3.0 GPA (major); 3) Must be enrolled/enrolling in a U.S. or Canadian academic institution; 4) Must pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Welding Engineering or Welding Engineering Technology; 5) Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age; 6) Financial need is not a requirement, but priority consideration will be given to applicants with demonstrated financial need; 7) Priority consideration given to applicants with interest in pursuing a career with an industrial gas or welding equipment distributor as demonstrated by prior work experience, clubs, organizations or extracurricular activities; 8) Priority consideration given to applicants residing or attending school in the states of Alabama, Georgia or Florida.





Nationwide (US), Canada CA

Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply):

Online application, Must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen, Must be enrolled as a full-time student

Additional Applicant Requirements:

Must be a high school graduate or GED recipient

Category (Select all that apply):

Residency, GPA, Age, Merit-based, Community Service, Extracurricular Activities, School/College, Major/Field of Study

Web Site:

Point of Contact:

American Welding Society
8669 NW 36 Street, # 130
Miami, Florida 33166-6672
Telephone: (800) 443-9353




         February 15, 2018

Note: Scholarship information is ALWAYS subject to change. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant office to confirm qualification(s), requirements, deadline, and transmission mode(s) and address(es).