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Scholarships Available at TWS

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.
  • AmericanTrucks Scholarship $2,000

    If selected, a student can receive $2,000 toward their program. Students can also reapply for the scholarship for each awarding cycle they are in school.

    Introduced in 2017, the AmericanTrucks Scholarship is an essay-based program where entrants are instructed to write about who they are and how they plan to use their education to contribute to a thriving community of trade workers who are dedicated to a hands-on approach to knowledge development. Each year, 4 winners are selected—two for the spring and two for the fall, with each winner receiving a $2,000 scholarship.

    If you are a high school senior or full-time student at an American vocational, technical, or tuition-bearing apprenticeship programs, who is pursuing an certification, trade degree, or related field of study, all you have to do is send in a 700-1500 word essay following the essay prompt to scholarships@americantrucks.com with proof of enrollment. Winners of the fall scholarship will be notified by July 15th and spring scholarship winners will be notified by November 15th.

    Learn more.

  • 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.

  • Amity Scholarship (Tulsa Campus Only) $1,500

    Requires an essay and letter of recommendation. 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. The Women in Skilled Trades Scholarship Program is a need-based scholarship program that is designed to provide financial assistance to eligible female students with demonstrated financial need. For more information and to fill out the application, please click the link.

  • Imagine America $1,000
    For high school seniors. GPA, financial need and community service requirements.

    This $2500 Military 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 above has been designed to give the Scholarship Awarding Committee maximum flexibility in awarding the scholarship.

  • Imagine America Adult Skills Education Program $1,000

    For adults 19 and older. Residency, education and enrollment requirements.

    For more information regarding the ASEP program, click here.

  • Military Scholarship Program $2,500

    For those who have a parent who is on active duty, is a reservist, or National Guard member currently serving in a branch of the U.S. military.

  • Native American Scholarship $2,500

    Essay and proof of Native American, Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian ancestry.

  • SkillsUSA Scholarship

    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. 100% Tuition (1st place); 50% Tuition (2nd place); 25% Tuition (3rd place). Categories are welding, welding fabrication, and HVAC.

  • STEG Foundation $500 & Up*

    For those enrolled in an eligible program prior to the last date of enrollment for the prospective start date.

  • StrataTech High School Senior of Distinction Scholarship $1,500

    For high school graduates who have demonstrated scholastic achievement (maintained 2.0 or higher GPA on a 4.0 scale).

  • StrataTech Scholarship (Most Deserving of an Opportunity) $1,500

    For those who have demonstrated leadership, excellence of character, integrity, and respect for others.

  • TWS Welding Competition

    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.

  • Women in Skilled Trades Scholarship

    Financial assistance available to female students interested in the welding field.

  • Workforce Scholarship

    For those that participate in the workforce development program. Must have workforce agency approval. Amount based on the sponsoring agency’s eligibility requirements.

General Scholarship Searches

*Amount determined by need. Some scholarships require candidates to be enrolled in specific programs to be eligible.

**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.