Scholarship information and applications are made available sometime between Dec-Feb of each year, and are awarded for use during the next academic year.

As a Geosciences Major you are eligible to apply for WSU Scholarships, College of Science Scholarships & Department of Geosciences Scholarships.

When available, information on our department scholarships can be found in the following locations:
  • On this page (when applications are being accepted, the information & links will be shown below)
  • In our weekly e-Newsletter
  • On our department’s FaceBook Page
  • On flyers posted around our classrooms
  • Pick up a copy in department office


Applications for 2014-15 department scholarships:

General Information (flyer posted around department classrooms)

Application for Norman & Barbara Tanner Scholarship in Geosciencs (Application due date has passed)

Application for all other available department scholarships. (Application due date has passed)


Outside Scholarship Opportunities:

Unconventional Resources Special Interest Group of the SPWLA: The Unconventional Resources Special Interest Group (UR SIG) was established in 2010 as an organization within the SPWLA dedicated to providing a forum for professionals, students, and researchers whose focus is the exploration, development, and production of unconventional resources. As part of this effort the UR SIG wishes to provide student scholarships (in the amount of $2,000) to both encourage and support projects related to reservoir characterization of petroleum systems with an emphasis on unconventional resources. Application deadline is May 01, 2014.  Here is the application form with further instructions.

Friends of Great Salt Lake: (FoGSL) is seeking applicants for the 2014 Doyle Stephens Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship provides support to undergraduate or graduate students engaged in new or ongoing research that focuses on Great Salt Lake and/or the lake ecosystem or watershed. We will consider research projects from any academic field (for instance: ecology, biology, chemistry, physics, geography, geology, urban planning, social sciences, communications, education, economics, tourism, engineering, etc.). The scholarship may also be used to support research internships.  Application information is attached; the deadline to apply is March 14, 2014. Please distribute this information to any students who may be interested.  Additional information is available on our website:

American Institute of Professional Geologists Scholarship Program:  Scholarship are given to assist students with college education costs and to promote student participation in the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG).  The application packet should be submitted to: American Institute of Profressional Geologists, Attn:  Education Committee Chair, 12000 N. Washington Street, Suite 285, Thornton, CO 80241.  For questions regarding the application process, please call 303.412.6205, or e-mail Applications must be received by February 15, 2014. DEADLINE HAS PASSED; remains posted for informational purposes only.

UGIC Scholarship Announcement:  After a very successful inaugural Utah Geographic Information Council (UGIC) converence and scholarship program in 2013, the UGIC board will again be offereing undergraduate student scholarships to this year's upcoming conference in Richfield May 7-9th.  Two scholarships will be awarded that cover conference registration and lodging.  Any undergraduate (full or part-time) student is elible to apply.  The submission deadline is February 28, 2014.  If you have any questions please feel welcome to contact Phoebe McNeally, Ph.D., at 801.585.9133 or DEADLINE HAS PASSED; remains posted for informational purposes only.


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