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2017 Work Ethic Scholarship Announcement

For the last several weeks, The mikeroweWORKS Foundation has been evaluating a towering pile of applications for this year’s Work Ethic Scholarship Program. I’m happy to say the selection process is finally complete. I’m even happier to announce that we’ll be able to assist more individuals this year than ever before. Thanks to the incredible…


The mikeroweWORKS Foundation Competitor Scholarship

The scholarship is to provide support for SkillsUSA state contest winners who have insufficient personal, chapter, school or community resources to participate at the 2017 National SkillsUSA Championships. Several scholarships of up to $1,000 each will be awarded, based on need; to help offset the costs of travel and to participate in the National SkillsUSA…


mikeroweWORKS Foundation & Midwest Technical Institute Scholarship Program


The mikeroweWORKS Foundation and Midwest Technical Institute are pleased to announce the 2016-17 MRW/MTI Scholarship Program for graduating high school seniors. Established in 2013, the program awards 23 scholarships of varying amounts, including two full tuition paid scholarships, for each of MTI’s campuses in mechanical trade, allied health and transportation training programs. Last year, 49…


The mikeroweWORKS Foundation Awards Tools Scholarships In 2016 for Students at AED-Affiliated Technical Schools


SkillsUSA & mikeroweWORKS Foundation Competitors Scholarship Winners


SkillsUSA and the mikeroweWORKS Foundation are teaming up once again to increase opportunities for SkillsUSA students to attend the National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Ky., June 20-24. This is the sixth year that the mikeroweWORKS Foundation has offered scholarships to SkillsUSA members who compete and place first in their state’s SkillsUSA Championships, but…


Hot Under The Blue Collar, Part 2

HUTBC - 2 for PD

Here’s a new version of my now redundant rant against the high cost of college, and the soul-deadening stupidity of leading money we don’t have to kids who can’t pay it back in order to educate them for jobs that no longer exist. Honestly – the amount of outstanding student debt is now so mind-numbingly…