Go Back To Scholarship Listings

Glenn W. Oyler Memorial Technical Scholarship


Scholarship Value: $2,500
Awards Available: 2

Introduction

Dr. Glenn Oyler entered the welding field as a combination welder when he was 17 years old in 1941 at Fairchild Aircraft Corporation in Hagerstown, Maryland. He served three years in World War II as a welder for the 8th Air Force in England. He received a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in metallurgy, with a minor in welding engineering. He received the patent for Plasma Arc Cutting and published the first paper on "CO2 Shielding for the Welding of Steel". He worked as a welding engineer and in management for various early space programs, the nuclear submarine program, the atomic bomb program, and the space shuttle program.

He was an AWS District Director, a Director-at-Large, Technical Director at the AWS Headquarters, and President of the Welding Research Council. He received the honor of Fellow in 1981 from the American Welding Society for Metals, and Counselor in 2009 from the American Welding Society.

Purpose

Awarded to a student learning to become a welder at a community college or technical institute.

Eligibility

The Glenn W. Oyler Memorial Technical Scholarship will be awarded to provide financial assistance to students in a community college or technical institute.

A) Applicant must be a minimum of eighteen years of age.

B) Applicant must have a minimum high school diploma.

C) Applicant must have a 2.5 overall grade point average.

D) Applicant must provide a letter of reference indicating how they will use their welding education.

E) Applicant must be attending a certificate or degree granting course of study in welding.

F) Student may be enrolled full time or part time.

G) Proof of financial need is required to qualify.

H) Applicant must submit all required application information.

I) Applicant must be a citizen of the United States and plan to attend an academic institution located within New Mexico or Pennsylvania.

J) Applicants may reapply; however, persons who have received this award may reapply and may be granted the award for a maximum of 2 years.


View Scholarship
No Essay You Deserve it Scholarship - $2,222
The Requirements for YDI Scholarships are: A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories B) You must be 16 years of age or older C) You must either be...
View Details
$10,000 College Scholarship for High School and College Students - $10,000
To be Eligible: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The ScholarshipPoints program...
View Details
Nitro Scholarship - $2,000
To be eligible for the Nitro Scholarship you must be: A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States; B) A parent who...
View Details
Be Bold Scholarship - $25,085
The $25,000 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply. To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most...
View Details
$1,000 Ultra Scholarship - $1,000
To be Eligible for the Ultra Scholarship: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
View Details