Beckstrom Geology Major Scholarship

Departments: Geology Categories: Extracurricular Activities | Geology
Amount One award at $1,000.
Availability Available
Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be comprehensive geology majors with outstanding academic records and a minimum GPA in major coursework of 3.0. Applicants must have completed Geology 312 (Mineralogy-Petrology I) with a grade of at least a 'B.' In addition, leadership and participation in extracurricular activities will be considered.

Academic accomplishments will be the major criterion for selection, but recipients must also demonstrate financial need.

Previous recipients of the Golder Associates Scholarship are ineligible to reapply.

Application Procedure Go to the Gold for Blugolds Scholarship Network. Complete the Geology Scholarship Application.
Selection Procedure The Geology Department will coordinate the competitive selection process.
Selection Deadline On or around the end of April.

The winner will be notified by a letter from the department chair. Applicants not receiving the scholarship will also be notified by a letter.

The scholarship money will be deposited into the student's account in the Business Office. Half of the scholarship money will be transferred at the start of the fall semester and the other half at the start of the spring semester.

Special Notes This scholarship was established in 2005 by Gregory Beckstrom'84 of Minneapolis, MN. Gregory, a geology graduate, worked for more than 20 years for Golder Associates, a premier global group of engineering and environmental consulting companies. In 2013, Greg joined AMEC Environment & Infrastructure - Americas as vice president and upper Midwest area manager.
Thank You As a condition of acceptance the recipient is expected to send a note of appreciation to Gregory Beckstrom in care of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.