2016 Work Ethic Scholarship Program
The 2016 Work Ethic Scholarship Program is now closed. Please check back for future programs.
2016 scholarship Sponsors
A very special thanks to Universal Technical Institute, UTI Foundation, Koch Industries, Charles Koch Foundation, Federal Mogul Motorparts, One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, and Mister Sparky. Their support, financial and otherwise, has been invaluable to the mikeroweWORKS Foundation. Thanks, and good luck to all the applicants.
Of the 60,000 Americans who work at Koch companies, many earn their living through skilled trades. By supporting the mikeroweWORKS Foundation, Koch Industries and the Charles Koch Foundation hope to promote greater opportunities for men and women who want to improve their lives by developing their skills.
Congratulations to Aaron and all the mikeroweWORKS/Universal Technical Institute scholarship recipients for pursuing their dreams! Aaron ultimately graduated from NASCAR Technical Institute in Mooresville, NC, in November 2015. He is currently part of the Mercedes-Benz DRIVE program and plans to work at a Mercedes-Benz dealership after graduation in April 2016.
As a global manufacturer of premium OEM and aftermarket automotive parts, Federal-Mogul Motorparts relies on well-trained automotive service technicians, as well as skilled trade workers in critical roles such as manufacturing, distribution and quality control across America and around the world. We’re proud to support the mikeroweWORKS Foundation’s Work Ethic Scholarship.
Shaun is one of the successful technicians at One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning®. In this video, he dishes on what it takes to make a solid living as an HVAC technician – and just how lucrative it can be! For information on careers in the trades and opportunities with One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, visit FindSkilledJobs.com.
In this video, you’ll meet Leroy, former retiree and now one of the proud plumbers at Benjamin Franklin Plumbing®. Watch as he gives Mike his opinion on how to get what you want out of life. For information on careers in the trades and job opportunities with Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, visit FindSkilledJobs.com.
Scott is one of the hard working technicians at Mister Sparky®. Listen to his thoughts on why he loves being an electrician (Teaser! One of the reasons is a great feeling of accomplishment). For more information on careers in the skilled trades and job opportunities with Mister Sparky, visit FindSkilledJobs.com.