AMVETS & Lowe’s: Skilled Trade Opportunities

Hello friends, on behalf of American Legion Jeff Davis Post 18 we would like to share some upcoming career opportunities for Veterans and their Spouses being made available by AMVETS and Lowe’s in the following trades, HVAC, Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing and Appliance repair. If you know of a Veteran or a Spouse of a Veteran that is looking for a new career path please share the info below.

On February 22, 2021 AMVETs and Lowe’s will launch the Lowe’s + Gen T Scholarship for Veterans
Topic: AMVETS & Lowe’s: Skilled Trades Info-session
Time: Feb 22, 2021 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

During this Zoom event we’ll discuss:
• The investment in our Veterans, Service Members and their spouses who are interested in the skilled construction trades or computer science with scholarships of up to $5,000.
• Meet past awardees currently working in the Skilled Trades.
• Learn how to apply for the Lowe’s Gen T Scholarship!

Join us via Zoom:
https://zoom.us/j/95902145406?pwd=Rnd5OWIrL2w4bzY2bW5SUXA1alpRdz09https://www.google.com
Meeting ID: 959 0214 5406
Passcode: 3k27HN

AMVET Scholarship information located here.

AMVETS would like to introduce a partnership with Lowe’s that brings together two pillars in American culture: our military and the skilled trades industry.

Here are three key opportunities where this partnership will support veterans and their spouses.

Generation T Scholarships: Scholarships up to $5,000 for those who are interested in entering the skilled trades industry:

Must be a veteran or the spouse of a veteran.
Must be interested in training in one of the following trades: HVAC, Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing and Appliance repair.

Spring Application Cycle: February 22 – April 23, 2021

Fall Application Cycle: July 19 – September 24, 2021

Veteranpreneur Business Grant: Grants for $25,000 to four aspiring entrepreneurs:
Must be a veteran or the spouse of a veteran.
Must have worked 1-2 years in their trade.
Must submit company logo, show social presence, and complete online entry form.

Application Cycle: 22 February – 24 September 2021

Additional eligibility requirements are not listed. Contact: Shanelle Lopez at Slopez@amvets.org or 301-683-4031 for more information.

Visit us at www.amvets.org/scholarships to apply.

Download these 3 pages here.