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DGS/Hilsewick/Shepherd/Sistrunk/Stanley/Dodge Scholarship Endowment (Deadline: April 1, 2015)

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Who Can Apply: For students currently enrolled full-time in a four-year college or university with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale that are pursuing a major in Geology or a double major including Geology. Preference will be given to undergraduates who have completed 12 semester hours of advanced or core geology courses beyond the introductory level. Graduate students should include an outline or abstract of their thesis topic.


Residency requirements: Students currently supported by parents/legal guardians who are residents of Dallas, Collin, Denton, or Rockwall counties in Texas attending any four-year college or university in the U.S. OR students residing in one of these counties that are enrolled in a four-year college or university in Dallas, Collin, Denton, or Rockwall counties and are U.S. citizens or documented permanent residents of the U.S (student visas will not qualify).

Note: residents of Tarrant County can apply to the Southwest Section of the AAPG or Fort Worth Geological Society for scholarships, and Geophysics majors should apply to the S.E.G. or the Dallas Geophysical Society. Tax return and high school information are not required as part of this scholarship application.


  1. Please include an essay describing why you are interested in Geology, any planned research and your career goals.
  2. Are you a U.S. citizen or a documented permanent resident of the U.S.? (Student visas do not qualify.)
  3. Please upload a single document that includes a list of your core or advanced Geology classes, any Geologic Society affiliations (list organization, date of membership, any honors received or offices held), and any full or part-time work experience in the field of Geosciences. Also include any papers in Geoscience journals, poster session exhibits, etc.
  4. For graduate students, please upload an outline or abstract of your thesis topic.

Deadline: April 1, 2015

Amount: Varies

Learn More: DGS/Hilsewick/Shepherd/Sistrunk/Stanley/Dodge Scholarship Endowment


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