Matsuo Bridge Company, Ltd. of Japan Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$2,500

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 1

Sunday
Awarded By:

American Welding Society

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One or more awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  2. This award is for U.S. and international students.
  3. Must be majoring in civil engineering, welding engineering, welding engineering technology, or a related specialization.
  4. Must reside in California, Oregon, Texas, or Washington.
  5. Must be a college junior or senior at the time of application.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is available for U.S. and international students who are majoring in civil engineering, welding engineering, welding engineering technology, or a related field. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must be enrolled in the junior or senior year of an accredited undergraduate program.

Application requirements for the Matsuo Bridge Company, Ltd. of Japan Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
  • FAFSA
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: Matsuo Bridge Company, Ltd. of Japan is one of Japan’s largest manufacturers of steel for bridges, buildings and other structures. Established in 1925, the company operates steel fabrication plants in Sakai (Osaka), Chiba (Tokyo) and Shanghai, China. In addition to sales offices in every major city throughout Japan, the company has overseas representative offices in Houston, Texas, Hanoi, and a subsidiary company, Hamilton Construction Company, in Springfield, Oregon. Listed on the Tokyo and Osaka stock exchanges, Matsuo Bridge boasts numerous signature projects throughout Japan, including the world’s longest suspension bridge. The company has also completed projects in North and South America, Asia and the Middle East. To support the future of the bridge-building industry, Matsuo Bridge Company will provide at least one scholarship annually to students who reside in states where Matsuo-affiliated businesses operate. Applicants must be enrolled in the junior or senior year of an undergraduate program of civil engineering, welding engineering, welding engineering technology, or a related field.

Award Amount: $2,500 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Applications are available online on the American Welding Society (AWS) website. In addition to the completed application, the student must also submit the following: two letters of reference with one letter of reference indicating previous hands-on welding experience; a personal statement; original official transcript(s) sent directly from the college or university (if applying for more than one scholarship, only one transcript must be an original official transcript); verification of enrollment; an essay as specified on the application; and a statement of unmet financial need. Students must also file the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by the deadline date. The FAFSA is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov, at high school guidance offices, and at college financial aid offices. The application and all supporting materials must be submitted to the address provided, and be received by the deadline date.
Contact: Vicky Pinsky
Address: 550 N.W. LeJeune Road Miami, Florida 33126

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