For the eighth year in a row, the Work Ethic Scholarship Program is offering a modest pile of money to people willing to learn a trade that’s in demand. This program doesn’t focus on test scores, grades, or grammar. It's focused on finding people who understand the importance of work ethic, personal responsibility, delayed gratification, and a positive attitude.
To apply for the Mike Rowe Work Ethic Scholarship, you must be enrolled or plan to enroll in an approved trade-related program at an accredited two-year college, vocational, or technical school, or other approved technical institute in the United States. Four-year degree or bachelor programs are not eligible. Must be a high school senior, high school graduate, or have a GED equivalent and must plan to complete a trade-related program after December 1st of the coming year.
All applicants must sign the S.W.E.A.T. Pledge, answer short questions about the S.W.E.A.T. Pledge, make a video, have 2 solid references submit the online reference form and verify your trade school costs. Must provide your high school or college transcript and submit financial information, including a 1040 tax form. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.