Welding is a skill used by many trades: sheet metal workers, iron workers, diesel mechanics, boilermakers, carpenters, marine construction, steamfitters, glaziers, repair and maintenance personnel in applications ranging from the sculpture home hobbyist to heavy fabrication of bridges, ships and many other projects. A variety of welding processes are used to join units of metal. As a welder, you may work for shipyards, manufacturers, contractors, federal, state, county, and city governments, firms requiring maintenance mechanics, and repair shops.
Students may qualify for a PELL Grant and apply for the short-term or long-term welding certificate program.
- American Gas Association Scholarship (PDF)
- Welding Program Scholarship Application Form (PDF)
- Article: “Follow the money: Bishop State Scholarships Boosting Access To Skilled Trades, Higher Wages.”