Stanley Black & Decker has established the DEWALT Trades Scholarship to assist individuals attending a two-year college or vocational-technical school who are pursuing a trade degree/certificate in an industry aligned with the Stanley Black & Decker Trade Goals – including but are not limited to Construction, Industrial, Motor/Power Sector, Mechanics, and Technology. The DEWALT Trades Scholarship is providing 20 awards of up to $10,000 each to students and makers pursuing full-time study at two-year colleges or vocational-technical schools.
Applicants of the DEWALT Trades Scholarship award must:
• Be citizens of the United States or Canada.
• Be high school seniors or graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduate students.
• Plan to enroll or are enrolled in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year college or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year
• Majoring in a trade construction, industrial, motor/power sector, mechanics, or technology degree/certificate, which includes but are not limited to the following fields:
- Automotive Technology
- Aviation Technology
- Diesel Technology
- Electrical Technology
- Fire Science
- Heavy Equipment Operation
• If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award
• Up to 40 awards will be granted
• Awards are one-time only. Past recipients may not re-apply
• Awards are for undergraduate study only
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
• Trade essay
• Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
• Work experience
• Statement of educational and career goals and objectives
• Unusual personal or family circumstances
• Consideration of academic record
Provided there are qualified applicants, preference will be given to those that self-identify as American Indian or Alaska Native, Indigenous Peoples, First Nations, Inuit and Métis, Asian, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, and/or be an individual with a disability, and/or self-identify as 2SLGBTQIA+.