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SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE AT TWS

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The Tulsa Welding School believes in providing opportunities to quality people within the welding, pipefitting, and electro-mechanical technologies fields. Therefore, TWS offers these scholarships to qualified individuals. Learn more about scholarships that can benefit your educational goals.

General Requirements:

  • Candidate must meet all regular admissions requirements and be scheduled to start training prior to applying for a scholarship.
  • Recipients must maintain a 90% attendance rate or higher for each course and maintain a “B” average or higher per course. Failure to maintain minimum attendance or grade point average may result in the probation and possible loss of scholarship. 
  • Loss of scholarship may occur if student changes start date.
  • Candidate will be placed in class/shift based on availability. The scholarship is not transferable to another shift/program.

 

Military Scholarship Program

Tulsa and Jacksonville Campus

This scholarship program is designed to provide tuition assistance to eligible students whose parent(s) are active duty military including reserves and National Guard members; military veterans; and/or military retirees. The criterion outlined below has been designed to give the Scholarship Awarding Committee maximum flexibility in awarding the scholarship.

 

Imagine America High School Program

Tulsa and Jacksonville Campus

The $1,000 Imagine America Scholarship can be used towards a diploma or degree program.  Candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a High School senior.
  • Candidate must have demonstrated scholastic achievement in high school with a maintained 2.5 or higher grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must demonstrate financial need as determined by the financial aid application process.
  • Candidate must have demonstrated voluntary community service during senior year.

 

Imagine America Adult Skills Education Program (ASEP)

Tulsa and Jacksonville Campus

 This $1,000 Imagine America Adult Skills Education Program Scholarship can be used towards a diploma or degree program.  Candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be enrolled in an eligible program prior to the last date of enrollment for the prospective start date;
  • U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident;
  • At least 19 years of age with HS Diploma/GED/ATB;
  • Not the recipient of any previous Imagine America Scholarship;
  • and complete NCCT Assessments.

For more information regarding the ASEP program, click here.

 

Amity Scholarship

Tulsa Campus Only

Must have been enrolled/currently enrolled at Amity Circle Tree Ranch with successful program participation for a minimum of 7 months prior to enrollment into TWS.  Enrollment and Scholarships are subject to positive letter of recommendation/referral from Amity Circle Tree Ranch. One paragraph essay also required.

 

Native American Scholarship

Tulsa and Jacksonville Campus 

The Native American Scholarship can be used towards the Professional Welder or Pipefitting program. Scholarship amount varies by campus. Applicant must provide proof of Native American, Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian. 

 

StrataTech Most Deserving of an Opportunity Scholarship

Tulsa and Jacksonville Campus

This need-based scholarship program is designed to provide tuition assistance to eligible students with demonstrated financial need based upon their difference between available resources and funding eligibility relative to their educational costs.  Scholarship applicant must demonstrate leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and respect for others.

  • U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident;
  • demonstrate financial need as detrmined by the financial aid application process;
  • and write a brief essay.

 

SkillsUSA Scholarship

Tulsa and Jacksonville Campus

High School Seniors will compete for this scholarship and judged by the SkillsUSA judges.  This is a hands-on competition.  Categories include Welding, Welding Fabrication, and HVAC.

 

STEG Foundation Scholarship Program

Tulsa, Jacksonville, and Houston Campuses

This need-based scholarship program is designed to provide tuition assistance to eligible students with demonstrated financial need based upon their difference between available resources and funding eligibility relative to their educational costs.

To be awarded the scholarship, students must:

  • be enrolled in an eligible program prior to the last date of enrollment for the prospective start date;
  • be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident;
  • apply for all applicable state/agency/federal aid(including FAFSA);
  • be declared independent on FAFSA, or if dependent, parents have been denied for a federal PLUS loan;
  • demonstrate financial need as determined by the financial aid application process;
  • complete a Scholarship Request Form;

 

StrataTech High School Senior of Distinction Scholarship Program

Tulsa, Jacksonville, and Houston Campuses

There will be no formal application process for the StrataTech Education Group High School Senior of Distinction Scholarship. All graduating seniors meeting the stated criteria will be eligible for consideration.

To be awarded the scholarship, students must:

  • be a 2014 high school graduate;
  • have demonstrated scholastic achievement in high school with a maintained 2.0 or higher grade point average on a 4.0 scale;
  • be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident;
  • demonstrate financial need as determined by the financial aid application process;
  • write a brief essay.

 

TWS Welding Competition

Tulsa and Jacksonville Campus

Must be a high school senior to compete.  Complete and submit the application to the necessary campus.  The hands-on welding portion that will be judged at the campus during the competition.  All participants will receive $500 scholarships, while the top 3 participants have the opportunity to receive 100%, 50%, and 25% tuition scholarships. 

 

GED Scholarship 

Tulsa, Jacksonville, and Houston Campuses

Must be enrolled in an eligible program prior to the last date of enrollment for the prospective start date; U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident; apply for all applicable state/agency/federal aid (including FAFSA); Attend GED Prep Course through TWS and obtain GED; complete Request Form.

 

American Welding Society

The American Welding Society offers a number of regional and national scholarships, fellowships, and loan programs including:

  • Engineering Your Future
  • District Scholarships Program
  • National Scholarships Program
  • International Scholarships
  • Graduate Research Fellowships
  • Educators Scholarship

For more information on requirements and opportunities, click here.

 

General Scholarship Searches

 

 

* These scholarships cannot be used in conjunction with any other scholarship TWS offers. Only one award will be given per student. If a student is eligible for multiple scholarships, the scholarship that is most beneficial to the student will be awarded. Scholarship eligibility requires continuous enrollment. Termination from training may result in the loss of this scholarship, which may increase your tuition obligation to TWS. Changes to start date may also result in loss of scholarship. Tuition charges will be based on the amount reflected on your Enrollment Agreement. See the reverse side of your enrollment agreement for the school’s refund policy. Applications must be submitted prior to starting classes.

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