David J. Landon Scholarship

David J. Landon is Manager of Welding Engineering at Vermeer Corporation in Pella, Iowa and the 2015 President of the American Welding Society. A 1981 graduate of LeTourneau University, Landon received a Bachelor of Science degree in welding engineering. He has been a member of the American Welding Society since 1983 and has been active in the local section, district, national, and international levels. Landon has had a passion for training welders throughout his career and is always willing to share his passion for welding with anyone who will listen. Mentored by some of the great heroes in the welding industry, Landon's passion of mentoring others can be summed up in the theme of his presidential year of AWS, "Heroes are ordinary people who do extraordinary things; to whom will you be a hero today?"

The deadline for application is May 1st for the following Fall term. The annual award is $1,750.

This endowment was made possible by the generous donations of the Iowa Section of the American Welding Society, Vermeer Corporation, and the matching gift program approved by the Board of Directors of the American Welding Society in 2013.

Consistent with Landon's passion, the purpose of this scholarship is to enable young welders to develop and refine their abilities through education and to aid them in their efforts to accomplish extraordinary things.

For more information, please click here to view the scholarship package.

AWS Iowa Section Scholarship

The AWS Iowa section strives to move the industry forward in both thought and action and inspire new generations to see the exciting career opportunities available today. Consistent with this goal, the purpose of this scholarship is to enable young welders to develop and refine their abilities through education.

Deadline for application is May 1st for the following Fall term.

For more information, please click here to view the scholarship application.
Date posted: April 13, 2017