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2024 UA Weld Scholarship To be awarded to graduating seniors within Rock/Green County who are interested in pursuing welding as a career come post-graduation! A six week, all expenses paid for, trip to Advanced Weld Institute in Eagle River, WI. AWI is one of the top weld schools in the nation and the students will have an incredible opportunity to learn from some of the best in the industry and get real college experience! Scholarship Overview:

During the six-week duration of schooling, students will earn an hourly wage of $18.00/hr.

UA/AWI will provide all tools, books, and housing.

A full-time position available with UA upon completion of the program with a starting wage of $25.00/hr. and full benefits. Students will be assigned to any of our two shifts depending on current business needs.

Total Scholarship Offering:

UA: $10,000 scholarship to each chosen recipient that covers all tuition, room and board, books, and tools

UA Student AWI Program Curriculum:

40 hours of blueprint reading and symbols

GMAW-S – Short Circuit 6 hours of classroom time with 30-40 hours of shop time. Fridays will be testing days

GMAW-P – Pulse Spray 6 hours of classroom time with 120 hours of shop time. Fridays will be testing days

Fabrication – 24 hours of classroom time with 50 hours of shop time

Students will abide by all AWI rules and regulations

Criteria for Selection:

In good standing and on-track to graduate

Has or currently is enrolled in technical education courses, welding courses preferred.

Interested in pursuing a career in welding

Recipient Selection:

United Alloy executive team will review applications and make final selection

If needed, UA team will rely on the Tech Ed Instructors at the local school districts

Application Process:

Student will complete an online application on United Alloy’s website and upload the following in order to be considered as a candidate:

Student will need to upload an essay explaining their interest/passion for going into a weld career and why they would be a good recipient for the scholarship.

Student will need to upload one letter of recommendation from an educator or coach (non-relative).

Key 2024 Dates:

Friday, March 29th (Good Friday) – Applications Due

Friday, April 12th – Recipients Selection

Monday, April 15th – Offers

Monday, April 22nd – Onboarding Begins

Friday, May 3rd – Welcome Lunch @ UA (recipients, families, school representatives, and AWI)

Monday, June 17th – Student First Day @ AWI

Friday, August 2nd – Graduation @ AWI

August 5th – Students First day @ UA (Orientation/Safety Training)

For any outliner questions, please ask your school counselor/tech ed representative or email United Alloy directly at recruiting@unitedalloy.com

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