Students who will be or are enrolled in a trade program during the 2019-2020 academic year may want to find out if they’re eligible to apply for a scholarship through the Mike Rowe WORKS Foundation, whose philosophy is “We work smart and hard.“ Interested students who are pursuing careers as automotive technicians, carpenters, electricians, plumbers, welders and all other skilled workers “who make civilized life possible” will need to take multiple steps in order to apply:
- Enroll in an approved program.
- Sign The S.W.E.A.T. Pledge.
- Answer 3 questions.
- Write an essay.
- Send at least 2 references from bosses/teachers.
- Make a short video.
- Verify school costs.
- Provide high school/college transcript.
- Submit financial info.
To learn more and access the applications, visit the Mike Rowe Foundation website. The scholarship deadline is March 28, 2019.