DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

Posted 3.06.2017

 AMY SHELTON AND V.H. MCNUTT ENDOWED PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP

APPLICATION FORM  Award:
Amounts vary.
Criteria: Recipient must be enrolled full-time (minimum of 12 hours for undergraduate students and minimum of 9 hours for graduate students) and pursuing a degree in the Department of Geological Sciences.
Must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.00.
Recipients will be selected primarily on academic excellence, and need may also be considered as determined by the department scholarship committee.
Deadline: 
TBD
      

  MRS. PARVATHAMMAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP   
 APPLICATION FORM  Award:  Amounts vary.
Criteria: Recipient must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate actively pursuing a degree in geology.
The award goes to a female student as long as females constitute a minority of the geology majors.
The scholarship will be given to the student with the best academic performance during the past year as determined by the department scholarship committee.
Deadline: TBD

  SOUTHWEST GEM AND MINERAL SOCIETY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
APPLICATION FORM  Award:  Amounts vary.
Criteria: Must be a geology major or graduate student who has applied to attend summer field camp, and has been accepted.
The scholarship is awarded based on academic excellence and needs as determined by the department scholarship committee.
Deadline: TBD 

     You should check your plan of study every semester to monitor your academic degree progress.

 DR. JAMES O. JONES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
APPLICATION FORM  Award: Amounts vary.

Criteria: Must be actively pursuing a degree in geology. Applies and accepted to attend geological field-based instruction (e.g. summer field camp). Or, geological field based research.
The scholarship is awarded based on academic excellence, need and excellence of the proposal as determined by the department scholarship committee.
Deadline: TBD 

  SAN ANTONIO GEOPHYSICAL SOCIETY RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP   
 APPLICATION FORM  Award: $300 to $1,000
Criteria: Recipient must be working in the area of geophysics or geology either an undergraduate or graduate actively pursuing a degree in the Department of Geological Sciences. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0.
Preference will be given to graduate students conducting geophysical research. In the absence of a sufficient number of graduate applicants engaged in geophysical research, the funds will awarded to graduate students conduting field work for geological research. Undergraduates are eligible, if engaged in field research.
The scholarship will be award to the student as determined by the department scholarship committee.
Deadline: Fall and Spring


Scholarship Opportunities Outside of UTSA:

THE FOLLOWING THREE (3) SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AWARDED BY THE SOUTH TEXAS GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY (STGS).  INQUIRE AT THE STGS http://www.stgs.org/.

JONES-AMSBURY RESEARCH GRANT
Award:  Up to $1,000 to support student (undergraduate and graduate) research directly related to the geology of South Texas.
Deadline: Varies.  Awards are made by April 1.  Application is made to the STGS.

FIELD CAMP SCHOLARSHIP
Award:  Up to $1,500 for summer field camp expenses.
Deadline: March 31.  Application made to the STGS.

CHAIRMAN'S AWARD
Award: $500
The award goes to a "meritorious, needy or otherwise qualified student" as recommended to the chair by the departmental scholarship committee.  The recipient's name is submitted to the STGS before the end of April.

STGS offices are located at 900 N.W. Loop 410, Suite D-100, San Antonio, TX 78209. Contact person is Ms. Doreen Brooner at 210-822-9092.

 

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