Recognizing the need for skilled technicians to meet the demands of today’s manufacturing industries, the Longview Economic Development Corporation and its CEO and HR groups have created the East Texas Manufacturers Scholarship Program. Today's manufacturing jobs require college education and training. Scholarships are available to students pursuing Associate of Applied Science degrees in manufacturing technologies that lead to high paying careers in a labor market where the demand for highly skilled technicians is growing. Scholarship is valued at $6,000 ($1,000 per semester for 6 semesters). The Scholarship is only available for students attending Kilgore College, Kilgore, Texas or Texas State Technical College Marshall, Texas. Application for scholarship is below.