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AIPG National Scholarship Program

AIPG National Scholarship Program – Deadline is February 15, 2009

American Institute of Professional Geologists National Scholarship Program

Students Apply Now for 2009 Scholarships
Deadline is February 15, 2009

American Institute of Professional Geologists


To assist students with college education costs and to promote student participation in the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG). Up to four scholarships will be awarded to declared undergraduate geological sciences majors who are at least sophomores.

Scholarship Awards

Scholarship awards in the amount of $1,000.00 each will be made to eligible students attending a college or university in the U.S. Scholarships are to be used to support tuition and/or room and board.

Eligibility Requirements

Any student who is majoring in geology (or earth science), is at least a sophomore, and is attending a four-year accredited college or university in the U.S. can apply. Also, the student must be either a student member of AIPG or must have applied for student membership at the time the application for the scholarship is submitted.

Each student who is awarded a scholarship agrees, by accepting the scholarship, to prepare a 600 to 800 word article for publication in The Professional Geologist. The subject of the article must be related to a timely professional issue.

Application Process

Applicants must submit: a letter of interest with name, mail and e-mail addresses, and telephone number; proof of enrollment in an eligible geological sciences program, transcripts; an original one-page essay on why the applicant wants to become a geologist; and a letter of support from a faculty member familiar with the applicant’s academic work. The application packet should be submitted to:

American Institute of Professional Geologists
Attn: Education Committee Chr.
1400 W. 122nd Ave., Suite 250
Westminster, CO 80234

For questions regarding the application process
call (303) 412-6205 or e-mail:

Applications must be received by
February 15th
Awarded the month of

Basis of Awards

Awards will be based on the content and creativity
of the essays as judged by the Education Committee.

The decisions of the Education Committee are final.

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