Scholarships in Geophysics And Seismology

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.

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.

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.

SEG Foundation Scholarship

Award: $14,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a high school student who plans to enter college next fall or be an undergraduate or graduate college student whose grades are above average. Applicant must intend to pursue a college curriculum directed towards a career in applied geophysics or a closely related field, such as geosciences, physics, geology, or earth and environmental sciences.

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.

Heston Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Houston Oil and Minerals Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

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.

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.

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.