Scholarships in Geological Engineering

American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation Grant-in-Aid

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 31

Selection is based upon merit, past performance, originality and imagination of project, support of the department where the work is to be done, significance of the project, and financial need. Transcripts and endorsements required.


The SAPA Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a high school senior who is planning to attend a full-time undergraduate program at an accredited four-year college/university with a major related to life sciences. Applicant must have a minimum 3.3 GPA, a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 2000, and be in the top tenth (or top quarter) of their class. Essay, two letters of recommendation, list of all awards received, list of Advanced Placement or Honors courses with grades, and transcripts are required to be submitted.


Trent R. Dames & William W. Moore Fellowship

Award: $6,000, Deadline: February 10

Awarded on a competitive basis for a proposed research project for the exploration of new applications of geotechnical engineering or the earth sciences to social, economic, environmental, and political issues.


S.J. Cerny Engineering Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be an Oklahoma resident, demonstrate financial need, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and be a full-time student. Preference is given to petroleum and geological engineering majors.


Northrop Grumman Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be a female full-time student at the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Engineering. Focus on one of the following disciplines is required: civil and materials, electrical and computer, computer science, or mechanical engineering. Applicant must show evidence of above average academic performance (minimum GPA 3.0/4.0). Women of color (African American, Latina, Native American) are encouraged to apply. Application coversheet, biographical statement, current resume or CV (list your education and employment history), UIC transcript, proof of financial aid eligibility, proof of U.S. citizenship (copy of birth certificate or passport), and two letters of recommendation (include at least one from a UIC instructor) required.


Sonat Foundation Minority Engineering Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: December 15

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and a full-time student and rank in the top quarter of class. Preference is given to petroleum and geological engineering majors and then to chemical and mechanical engineering majors.


Mobil Oil Corporation Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and a full-time student. Preference given to minorities.


Horton Hydrology Research Grant

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate student studying hydrology, water resources, or a closely-related field.


Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.


Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.


RISE Professional - Research Internships in Science & Engineering

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be enrolled in specific major in master's or PhD program in North America. German language requirements might be applied.


HSF/Wal-Mart Stores College Scholarship Program

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage and is a sophomore, junior, senior, or first, or second year Master's student enrolled full-time with a minimum 3.0 GPA in a degree-seeking program at an accredited college or university in the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam. FAFSA is required. Program will begin as of fall 2009.


Conocophillips Canada Centennial Scholarship Program

Award: $10,000, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident who has been nominated by the eligible institution (maximum three candidates per institution). Minimum 2.8 GPA required.


Frank Weigel Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,200, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Wisconsin Dells High School who will pursue post-secondary education at a two- or four-year accredited institution in a science-related field.


Eric D. Dunning Scholarship

Award: $400, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be an active member of Tau Kappa Epsilon pursuing a degree in computer science, engineering, or science. Minimum 2.75 GPA required.


Earth Science Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: September 30

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student majoring or minoring in earth science (including geology, geophysics, and earth science education) at a two- or four-year college or university in the Treasure Island valley region of Idaho.


North Dakota Petroleum Council Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student majoring in geology, earth science, geological engineering, petroleum engineering, energy economics and finance, process plant technology, energy management, petroleum production, mechanical maintenance, water and wastewater, or instrumentation and control at a North Dakota college/university, or have work/internship experience in the oil and gas industry. Minimum 3.0 GPA, college transcripts, letter of reference, and one-page essay required.


Tilford Fund

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be members of the Association of Engineering Geologists who are college or graduate students. Applicants are chosen on the basis of scholarship, ability, participation and potential for contributions to the profession.


Leo Bourassa Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicants must be Virginia residents and students in good standing at an accredited college or university in the state. They must complete at least two semesters of undergraduate study by the award date. They must also be full-time undergraduate or full- or part-time graduate students enrolled in curriculum related to water resources.


NYWEA Major Environmental Career Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: February 17

Applicants must be residents of the state of New York and must be high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an environment-related bachelor's degree program no later than the fall following graduation. The programs could include but are not limited to environmental engineering, civil engineering with an environmental minor, chemical engineering with an environmental minor, hydrogeology with an environmental emphasis or biology or microbiology with an environmental emphasis. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.


Graduate Student Research Grants

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must currently be enrolled in a geological science graduate program at an institution in the United States, Canada, Mexico or Central America. Applicants must also be members of the Geological Society of America (GSA).


Worthy Women's Professional Studies Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: Open

Applicants must be a permanent resident of the U.S., identify as a female, be over the age of 30 and be enrolled in a continuing education professional studies program. A 300 to 500 word essay is required on one of three provided topics.


Kathryn D. Sullivan Earth and Marine Science Fellowship

Award: $12,000, Deadline: January 23

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be either full-time graduate students enrolled in an accredited consortium member institution or a successful applicant for full time admission to a Masters or Doctorate program in an accredited consortium member institution. Selection is based on recommendation letters, academic merit, faculty sponsorship and stated academic goals and interests in science, technology and engineering.


Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Award: $44,000, Deadline: November 4

Applicants must be full-time students who have completed no more than 12 months of graduate study and be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals or permanent residents. The fields of study are interdisciplinary, computer and information science and engineering, mathematical sciences, geosciences, psychology, social sciences, life sciences, chemistry, physics and astronomy and engineering.