WiPP Scholarship Program

 

Women in Plumbing and Piping is proud to announce the launch of our Scholarship Program, specifically designed to support and encourage women pursuing careers in the plumbing and piping industries. This program aligns with our commitment to foster diversity, provide educational opportunities, and promote professional growth in these fields.

In addition to the sponsorships provided by WiPP, we have partnered with the Bradford White Women's Network who is committed to advancing women in the industry through networking opportunities, workforce training and development, and supporting communities and causes where we live and work. 

About the WiPP Scholarship

On behalf of WiPP and the sponsors who have made this program possible, we are excited to award five (5) scholarships of $2,000 each to women pursuing careers in plumbing and piping. We extend a special thank you to our Pillar Sponsors, Ferguson and NIBCO, for their generosity.

Application Opens: June 3rd, 2024
Application Closed: July 15th, 2024 
Scholarships Offered: 5
Scholarship Value: $2,000

WiPP X Bradford White Corporation Women's Network Scholarships

On behalf of the BWC Women’s Network, we are pleased to offer two (2) scholarships to individuals who have demonstrated why a career in the trades is important and helps fuel their passion and future success.

Scholarships Offered: 2
Scholarship Value: $3,500

NOTE: To apply for this scholarship, you must submit an additional essay on why you are pursuing a career in the trades. Essay guidelines can be found here. 

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for either Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Identify as female.
  • Be an active member of WiPP.
  • Be enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited trade or vocational school, or a related program within the plumbing and piping industries.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to pursuing a career in the plumbing and piping industries.

Use of Funds

Scholarship funds can be applied towards:

  • Tuition for trade/vocational schools.
  • Attendance at Industry Education Conferences.
  • Educational fees, textbooks, and class supplies.

Application Process

Available: June 3rd - July 15th, 2024
Where to Apply: https://wpp.memberclicks.net/scholarship-application 

Applicants will need to submit:
  • A completed application form.
  • Proof of enrollment or acceptance into a relevant program.
  • A personal statement outlining their career goals and why they are pursuing a career in the plumbing and piping industries.
  • Any additional documents as specified in the application form.

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How to Support

WiPP is focused on raising money and providing scholarships to attract and train future women professionals - with diverse backgrounds, talents, and experiences - into the plumbing & piping industries. Your support helps us provide these vital scholarships and assists in the professional development of future women leaders in plumbing and piping. 

Learn more about statistics through the USA Women in Apprenticeship fact sheet here.

For those interested in contributing to the WiPP Scholarship Fund, visit our sponsorship page to learn about opportunities. 

Contact Us -  For more information about the WiPP Scholarship Program, or to inquire about the application process or support opportunities, please contact us at [email protected]. We are here to assist you and answer any questions you may have.

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