There are several scholarships available through the NWPA NTMA Education Foundation typically ranging from $500-$1,000 per scholarship. Students are considered for all scholarships with one Application. The purpose is to promote careers in fields that are essential to local manufacturing, such as welding, mechanical, electrical, technical and precision engineering, machining and CNC programming, mechatronics, robotics, and other related fields.
Eligible applicants must reside in Northwestern Pennsylvania, and must be a graduating senior or have graduated high school or equivalent and are currently unemployed, underemployed, or an incumbent worker residing in Northwestern Pennsylvania. In addition to completing the application, applicants must also submit a transcript, at least one letter of recommendation, and a short essay explaining why they are interested in pursuing a career within the manufacturing industry.