The Airgas Jerry Baker Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student pursuing a minimum four-year bachelors degree in welding engineering (WE) or welding engineering technology (WET); however, priority will be given to welding engineering (WE) students interested in pursuing a career with an industrial gas or welding equipment distributor.
-Must be 18 years or older
-Must have a high school diploma
-Must be a full-time student
-Have at least a 2.8 accumulative GPA with a 3.0 GPA in engineering courses
-Must be a citizen of the U.S. or Canada
-Plans to attend an academic institution located in the U.S. or Canada
-Priority is given to those who demonstrate financial need
-Priority is given to those who have interest in pursuing a career with an industrial gas or welding equipment distributor by prior work experience, clubs, organizations or extra-curricular activities
-Priority is given to those individuals residing or attending school in Alabama, Georgia or Florida
-Scholarships are renewable up to 4 years
The award will be presented to individuals nationwide. Applicant does not have to be a member of the American Welding Society.