|Departments: Geology||Categories: Geology|
|Amount||Three awards at $1,000 each.|
Eligible candidates for this scholarship should be rising juniors in the Responsible Mining program at UW-Eau Claire. Recipients must be comprehensive Geology majors, planning on taking the Sed/Stratigraphy course (GEOL 320), and be entering their junior year when they receive this award.
|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.|
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.
Donor information: Fairmount Santrol is a leading provider of high-performance sand and sand-based products used in the oil and natural gas industry, as well as in the foundry, building products, water filtration, glass, and sports and recreation markets. Fundamental to their mission, vision, and culture, Fairmount Santrol embraces the principles of sustainable development. They continue to make investments in their people, business partners, communities, and their environmental stewardship programs that not only secure their ability to operate today, but also create a bright future for their business and the communities where they live and work. Fairmount's support of the UW-Eau Claire Department of Geology's Responsible Mining Initiative will provide young geologists with opportunities for experiential learning that will greatly enhance their undergraduate studies and prepare them for fulfilling careers.
|Thank You||Thank you letters should be addressed to Rich Budinger and sent in care of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.|