WISA Geology Scholarship

Departments: Geology Categories: Geology
Amount Three awards of $1,650 each.
Availability Annually
Eligibility Criteria

Three scholarships will be awarded to academically talented and motivated comprehensive geology majors. The scholarships are intended for students who are the equivalent of rising sophomores in the geology program, but students with other class ranks and transfer students are eligible as well.

Recipients must have a declared comprehensive major in Geology, must be enrolled in Geology 312 (Min-Pet I) in the following fall semester, have a GPA of 3.0 or greater, and have a strong academic record. Involvement in extracurricular and Department of Geology activities and outstanding leadership potential will be considered assets.

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.

Scholarship recipients will be notified by April 30th. Recipients are required to notify the department (Ms. Lorilie Steinke) via email of their acceptance by May 5th. If the scholarship is declined, it will be re-awarded.

Awards will also be announced at the annual Geology Club banquet in May.

Special Notes

The Wisconsin Industrial Sand Association and its members - Badger Mining Corp., Fairmount Santrol, Smart Sand and U.S. Silica - are proud to partner with the UW-Eau Claire Department of Geology to train the next generation of responsible miners. As leaders of the state's sand mining industry, WISA members are WDNR Green Tier certified and follow a mandatory Code of Conduct with strong principles and tough standards that guide the Association's efforts to be a leader in fostering a healthy, safe and environmentally responsible sand mining industry in Wisconsin. For more information, please visit www.WisconsinSand.org.

Thank You The recipients should write a thank you note addressed to Wisconsin Industrial Sand Association, Inc. and send it in care of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.