Metallica Scholars logo

Metallica Scholars benefit

Metallica Scholars benefit

Guaranteed Job Interview

Paid Internship Opportunities

Metallica Band


The Metallica Scholars – Women in Manufacturing program is ready to rock the manufacturing industry. Created thanks to a gift from The Metallica All Within My Hands Foundation and the American Association of Community College, the program will provide financial assistance for women to receive education in traditionally male-dominated career pathways. This unique program offers tuition and fees paid, personal career coaching and a guaranteed job interview – plus, the possibility of a paid internship and daycare assistance.

Women in Manufacturing


  • Metallica Scholars – Women in Manufacturing scholarship will cover the cost of tuition and fees, for eligible programs, outside of what the Pell Grant and Veteran’s Educational benefits cover for qualifying students.
  • Provide a potential childcare stipend for those who qualify.
  • Financial Aid and enrollment must be completed to be considered for the scholarship.
  • Textbooks and tools are not covered and may be an additional expense.
  • Participation is limited and will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis to those who meet the eligibility requirements.


  • A female interested in one of the eligible Metallica Scholars – Women in Manufacturing programs.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Ability to apply for Financial Aid through the FAFSA and complete all financial aid eligibility requirements.
  • High school or GED graduate.
  • New adult student at WATC / WSU Tech or previous JumpStart student.
  • If a prior student at WATC/WSU Tech, must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
  • Ability to maintain a 2.5 GPA during the program.
  • Must meet program entry requirements.
  • Ability to attend and progress through the program in the sequence required.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen with a permanent resident card.
  • Other eligibility restrictions may apply, please contact WSU Tech for full program details.

All Within My Hands logo

American Association of Community Colleges logo


WSU Tech is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 • Chicago, IL 60604 • 800.621.7440

Students interested in this program are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.

Program Integrity – Gainful Employment

In accordance with 34 CFR 668.6(b), that requires institutions to disclose certain information about the programs to prospective students, please see: Gainful Employment.