Scholarships in Geology

Phelps Dodge Foundation Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be an Arizona resident, have a minimum 3.0 GPA (3.75 for incoming freshman), and demonstrate leadership ability and community service involvement. Preference given to students who reside in a Phelps Dodge area.

Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers Bursary

Award: $5,000, Deadline: June 15

Selection is based upon academic merit and financial need. Whenever possible, seven awards will be given to male students, seven to female students, and at least one award to an aboriginal student. Six awards are available for chemical/petroleum engineering, six for geology/geophysice, and three for management. Award is in Canadian dollars.

Karen and Bruno Schmidt Scholarship

Award: $300, Deadline: January 15

Geology Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 1 (Priority)

Applicant must be enrolled at the University of Missouri at Columbia.

  • No Geographic Restrictions
  • No Restrictions
  • Geology

Dewey H. Amos Geology and Earth Science Award

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must demonstrate leadership and participation in the geology and earth science programs and be nominated. Minimum 2.8 GPA required.

Leonard Howarth Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman or transfer student who is interested in majoring in biology, chemistry, computer science, geology, mathematics, pre-engineering, or physics.

HSF/Marathon Oil Corporation College Scholarship Program

Award: $10,000, Deadline: November 1

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 American, African American, Asian Pacific Islander American, or American Indian/Alaskan Native heritage and is enrolled as a sophomore or senior college student with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Sophomore applicants must be majoring in engineering (civil, chemical, electrical, geotechnical, mechanical, or petroleum), geology, geophysics, accounting, marketing, global procurement or supply chain management, environmental health and safety, energy management or petroleum land management, or transportation and logistics; senior applicants must be planning to earn a Master's degree in geology or geophysics. Recipient must agree to participate in a possible paid summer internship opportunity with Marathon Oil Corporation. FAFSA is required. Program will begin as of fall 2009.

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.

Elizabeth Kurtz Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,980, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum overall 2.5 GPA and a minimum 3.0 GPA in major and must have completed at least 30 credits.

James Kradyna Summer Field Camp Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: None

Applicant must demonstrate academic achievement and enroll in the five-week summer geology course at Brauer Field Station.

  • No Geographic Restrictions
  • No Restrictions
  • Geology

Arts in Science Award

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate academic excellence and participation in the arts on campus.

Geology Herbert Sheldon Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 1

  • No Geographic Restrictions
  • No Restrictions
  • Geology

Timothy O'Mara '83 Excellence Fund

Award: $500, Deadline: February 1

  • No Geographic Restrictions
  • No Restrictions
  • Geology

Richard J. Ordway Memorial Scholarship

Award: $290, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a minimum 3.5 in major courses.

Milton

Award: $1,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a minimum 3.25 GPA or must demonstrate substantial GPA improvement in the past three to four semesters.

Richard Conour Memorial Scholarship

Award: $600, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

RISE - Research Internships in Science and Engineering

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must have at least two years of undergraduate study completed. Graduating seniors enrolled in graduate program may 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.

Donald Clay Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must have a 3.0 or better GPA majoring in environmental sciences.

Midwest Student Exchange Program

Award: -, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a resident of Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Wisconsin, or North Dakota. Minimum 3.4 GPA and combined SAT Reasoning score of 1090 (composite ACT score of 25) required. Applicant must be majoring in one of the majors listed on sponsor's application page.

Minority Participation Program Undergraduate Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be an underrepresented ethnic-minority student who is currently enrolled in a collegiate geoscience program (high school students applying to college are not eligible).

Minority Participation Program Graduate Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be an underrepresented ethnic-minority student who is currently enrolled in a collegiate graduate geoscience program (high school students applying to college are not eligible).

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 28

Applicant must be a citizen of the United States, Indonesia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Chile, Peru, Canada, Mexico or Australia who is a full-time undergraduate sophomore, junior, or senior that is majoring in mining engineering, metallurgical engineering, or geology. Questionnaire, personal essay, and unofficial transcript required. Applicant must attend one of the following institutions: Arizona State University, Colorado School of Mines, Eastern Arizona College, Michigan Technological University, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Montana Tech of the University of Montana, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, New Mexico State University, Northern Arizona University, Pima Community College, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, University of Arizona, University of Texas at El Paso, University of Utah, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, or Yavapai Community College.

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.