Student Scholarships

 STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS $1,000 to $2,500

Open Until Funds Are Exhausted

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Gene Haas Machine Technology Scholarships

The Gene Haas Foundation Machining Technology Scholarship helps ease the financial burden of qualified students who are interested in machine operation and maintenance coursework.

Graduating high school seniors, GED recipients and displaced workers (anyone unemployed or looking to change their career) who want to pursue an associate degree or technology certificate in machining, are eligible for the one-year scholarship. Award amounts will range from $1,000 to $2,500 for each scholarship, depending on the cost of the applicants program. Currently the scholarship is available to United States residents only.

Application Process
The online application for the Gene Haas Machining Technology Scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year is currently available and will remain open until funds are exhausted. Click here for instructions and access to the application. If your computer has spam ware, or a firewall that blocks bulk emails, please add to your contacts or whitelist.

About the Gene Haas Foundation
The Gene Haas Foundation was formed in 1999 to fund the needs of the local community and other deserving charities, at the discretion of its benefactor, Mr. Gene Haas. Gene is the Founder and President of Haas Automation – Oxnard, California.

Since 2001 the Gene Haas Foundation has generously supported more than 800 local, regional and national non-profit organizations. Of special importance to the Gene Haas Foundation are children’s charities and organizations that feed the poor, especially within the local community of Ventura County. In addition, the Gene Haas Foundation provides scholarship funds to Community Colleges and Vocational Schools for students entering technical training programs, especially machinist-based certificate and degree programs in partnership with the SME Education Foundation. For more information, visit