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The Owen/PVS Scholarship

The Owen Foundation and Owen Industries offers scholarships to students in Nebraska and Iowa who DISPLAY leadership and have the drive and determination to succeed in a career focused on either manufacturing or steel construction. Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to students who are attending or plan to attend Metro Community College in a fabrication or manufacturing focused program. Programs could include: Welding, Machining, Construction, Cost Estimating, Architectural Design, Engineering and Computer-Aided Design/Drafting. 

The Owen Foundation was created in 1959 by Fred and Ed Owen, to centralize and institutionalize the annual charitable and civic donations made by Owen Industries. The Owen Foundation and Owen Industries continues to be an active supporter of local and regional non-profits and charities.

Ed Owen

Ed Owen

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5

  • Pursuing a certificate or an associate degree in Mechanical Design Technology, Computer-Aided Drafting or Welding.

Scholarships are usually offered during the spring and fall quarters. Scholarship availability varies depending on donor giving.