The WSTDA Scholarship Program was created in 2013 and first launched for the 2014-2015 academic year. The program, continues to give back to the industry and provide a valuable benefit of WSTDA membership.
WSTDA Scholarships are merit-based awards, intended to help offset educational expenses at an accredited college or university for qualified students in any field of study. Academic achievement, community service and extracurricular activities, as well as responses to short essay questions, are considered in the selection process.
Application to the WSTDA Scholarship Program is open to all employees, and legal dependents of such employees, of organizations that are Members in the US and Canada, in good standing with Web Sling & Tie Down Association.
2019-2020 Program Applications must be postmarked by June 1, 2019.
Kerrington J. Barnes, University of South Carolina - Sponsored by Mary Barnes, Carolina Webbing/Burlan Manufacturing Co.
Michelle K. Schmitt, University of Wisconsin-River Falls - Sponsored by Lori Roth, Total Tool Supply, Inc.
Justin R. Streicher, Northeastern University – Sponsored by Richard Streicher, Hanes Supply, Rochester, NY
Gabriella R. Lasorsa, University of Connecticut – Sponsored by Richard Lasorsa, Murdock Webbing Co., Central Falls, RI
Andrew T. Conley, Michigan Technological University – Sponsored by Bill Conley, Wiscolift, Inc., Greenville, WI
Judy Lan Wei, University of South Carolina-Columbia – Sponsored by Yan Wei, Columbus McKinnon Corporation, Tonawanda, NY
Haley C. Mabe, East Tennessee State University - Sponsored by Greg Ashley, Ashley Sling, Inc., Atlanta, GA
Renee E. Kulik, Washington University School of Medicine, Program in Occupational Therapy - Sponsored by Frank Kulik, Oppermann Webbing, Inc., Piedmont, SC
Ansley Taylor Howard, University of South Florida – Sponsored by United Rigging, Inc., Jacksonville, FL
Andrew Thomas Conley, Michigan Technological University – Sponsored by Wiscolift, Inc., Greenville, WI
Donate today in support of the WSTDA Scholarship Program! The program is currently funded entirely by the WSTDA operating budget, and all donations will be applied to offset program awards and expenses. At this time, donations made in support of the WSTDA Scholarship Program are not tax-deductible as a charitable contribution, but may be deductible as a business expense; please consult your tax advisor.