Scholarships in Geology

National Physical Science Consortium Graduate Fellowship

Award: $20,000, Deadline: November 30

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is eligible to pursue graduate study at a participating NPSC-member university. Minimum 3.0 GPA, application, transcripts, GRE general exam scores, and three to five letters of recommendation required.

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Award: $55,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a recent recipient (within two or three years) of a doctoral degree and have an interest in oceanographic sciences or engineering. Transcripts, at least three recommendations, and a statement of research interests/career plans are required to be submitted. Selection is based upon applicant's research potential.

ASDSO Undergraduate Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a United States citizen who is enrolled full-time at the senior level during the next school year in an accredited civil engineering program, or in a related field as determined by ASDSO. Applicant must have an interest in pursuing a career in hydraulics, hydrology or geotechnical disciplines, or in another discipline related to the design, construction, and operation of dams. Minimum 2.5 GPA for the first three years of college and recommendation from academic advisor required. Selection based upon academic achievement, financial need, work experience/activities, and essay.

Len Assante Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student who is entering a field of study that serves, supports, or promotes the groundwater industry.

RMCMI Scholarship

Award: $2,750, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student and be a resident of one of the RMCMI member states: Arizona, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, or Wyoming.

Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Current curriculum vitae or resume, at least three recommendations, and two personal statements are required to be submitted.

American Council of Independent Laboratories Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: April 4

Awards granted for study only within United States. Applicant must submit a resume or personal statement, two letters of recommendation, transcripts, and information on any other scholarships or grant aid that is currently being received. Selection is based upon applicant's academic achievement, career goals, leadership, and financial need.

San Joaquin Valley Section Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 14

Applicant must be pursuing a degree in a petroleum-related field and be a resident of California or have petroleum-related work experience in the San Joaquin Valley area. Transcripts, teacher recommendation, and two essays required.

Professor Elizabeth F. Fisher Fellowship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: Early January

Applicant must be a woman and a graduate of Wellesley Coll who is planning research or further study. Preference is given for study in geography and geology and to those who have not previously held the award. Selection is based upon merit and need.

Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research

Award: $5,000, Deadline: October 15; March 15

Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student. Funds may used to support scientific investigation in any field.

American Association of University Women Amy Lutz Rechel Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 21

Applicant must be a junior or senior woman majoring in biology, physics, chemistry, geology, mathematics, computer science, or environmental restoration and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

American Petroleum Institute Scholarship - Grand Junction Chapter

Award: $1,600, Deadline: February 21

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, have graduated from a western Colorado high school, and be a full-time student.

Geology Field Camp Scholarship

Award: $850, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must rank in top half of class. Two letters of recommendation required.

Geology Scholarship

Award: $850, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, rank in the top half of class, and have a minimum combined SAT I score of 970 (composite ACT score of 21). Two letters of recommendation required.

Paul K. Birkhead Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Mark B. Garman Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a full-time student with a minimum 2.5 GPA and financial need.

Roadifer Geology Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Carlson Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduate of any secondary school in Coshocton, Guernsey, Muskingum, or Tuscarawas counties in Ohio. Application and essay required. Scholarship offered in exchange for a three-year commitment to teach math or science in a Coshocton County public school.

Fellowship in Oceanography for Minority Undergraduates

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a minority student who is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident enrolled in a U.S. college or university, and has an interest in marine policy, marine sciences, or oceanographic engineering. Application, current curriculum vitae or resume, transcript, at least three letters of recommendation, and personal statement are required to be submitted.

Arthur J. Myers Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a full-time student, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and participate in school functions.

Harry J. Brown Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Heston Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Houston Oil and Minerals Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Jon Withrow Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate of an Oklahoma high school, be enrolled full time, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and participate in school functions.

Outstanding Transfer Student Award

Award: $6,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Robert Edwards Lowry Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a minimum composite ACT score of 25 (combined SAT I score of 1120).

Second Century Freshman Scholar Award

Award: -, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and a minimum cumulative ACT score of 30 with a minimum math score of 32 (minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1450).

Second Century Outstanding Scholar Award

Award: -, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and must have completed a minimum of eight credit hours in required geology or geophysics courses.

John M. Sholes Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must maintain a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA and complete at least 12 credits per semester.

Summer Naturalist Internship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have an educational background in the natural sciences, environmental education, or related field, who is interested and enthusiastic about environmental education. First Aid and CPR certification required.