Who Can Apply: The Scholarship Committee is dedicated to increasing interest in the petroleum industry among graduating high school seniors and retaining students currently enrolled in petroleum-related academic disciplines. Through recruiting fairs, special event tours, summer employment internships, and direct contact during the students’ academic careers, the committees work to insure a steady flow of focused, high quality, and talented graduates entering the petroleum industry.
- To apply for the Gulf Coast Section Annual Scholarship you must:
- Be a graduating high school senior,
- Be planning to study science or engineering as a freshman in college next year,
- Have a permanent address in one of the 29 counties in the Gulf Coast Section
- Be a US Citizen
The 29 counties included in the SPE Gulf Coast Section are Austin, Brazoria, Brazos, Burleson, Chambers, Colorado, Fayette, Fort Bend, Galveston, Grimes, Hardin, Harris, Jasper, Jefferson, Lee, Liberty, Madison, Matagorda, Montgomery, Newton, Orange, Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity, Tyler, Walker, Waller, Washington, and Wharton.
If you do not attend a high school in one of the 29 counties mentioned above or are not a US citizen, you are not eligible for this SPE section scholarship. Additional scholarships may be available through SPE international. For more details, visit: http://www.spe.org/scholarships
Deadline: February 12, 2016
Amount: $16,000 ($4,000 per year for four years)