Start your journey to becoming an advanced welder! The ArcLabs Welding School HS Welding Competition is an invite-only competition for motivated high school seniors who want to prove that they have what it takes to be a Welder.

All participants in the regional welding competitions in South Carolina or Texas will receive a $500 scholarship. Participants will also have the opportunity to enroll in one of our ArcLabs Welding School Welder Programs. Our welding programs provide skills and hands-on training geared to meet the tough demands of today’s employers.

The objective is for our students to gain entry-level employment across the country in the manufacturing, construction and maintenance fields. The qualifications we issue provide our graduates a great opportunity to be employed in an industry that is rapidly expanding.

What can I expect at the ArcLabs Welding School HS Welding Competition?

  • A timed welding project to be completed by each participant and judged before a panel.
  • A fun, family-oriented event where your friends and relatives are invited to come and watch you compete.
  • Admission and Financial Aid Representatives available to answer your questions.
  • Demonstrations and networking with experts from the welding industry.
  • A tour of campus and vendor booths.
  • An awards ceremony concluding the competition and announcing the scholarship winners.
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Our welding courses are designed to train each student in welder skills to support welding-related industries. We offer basic, intermediate and/or advanced welder training modules designed to fit the unique needs of each student. Arclabs Welding School programs prepare graduates for entry-level positions in structural, pipe and pipeline, and thin-alloy welding.

In addition to the key welding processes learned in the Advanced Welding Program, students also learn basic and advanced pipefitting skills.


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Tony Ferguson Memorial Scholarship for welding students!

This scholarship is for students interested in a obtaining a certificate in welding, an associate’s degree in welding or a bachelor’s degree in welding. The scholarship was established in memory of Tony Ferguson, who was a prominent welding engineer for Fluor. Applicants from South and North Carolina will be given priority.

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  • Students can apply for through the American Welding Society Foundation.
  • Applications are open now and will close on March 1, 2020.
  • The winner will receive $3000 paid directly to educational institution by the AWS Foundation.

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