Scholarships

The David E. Lumley Young Scientist Scholarship for Energy and Environmental Science

The American Geophysical Union is accepting applications for the David E. Lumley Young Scientist Scholarship for Energy and Environmental Science. This scholarship targets high school and undergraduate students. Its purpose is to inspire today’s young minds to work on problems of global importance in both the energy and environmental sectors of industry and academia.

Recipients will become AGU student members. They will receive an AGU travel grant ($500) to attend the AGU Fall Meeting and a $1,000 college scholarship provided by the David E. Lumley Scholarship Fund. Recipients will also be offered a choice of AGU products or services (up to $500 in value). In addition, a plaque will be presented during a Fall Meeting event and an announcement will appear in AGU’s weekly newspaper, Eos.

Applications Open: 10 June 2015
Application Deadline: 12 August 2015 11:59 P.M. EDT
Recipients Announced: 2 September 2015

Eligibility:

  • High school or undergraduate student
  • Interested in exploring or pursuing a career in energy or environmental science
  • Presenting a paper at the AGU Fall Meeting on the topic of energy or environmental science
  • First author presenting a paper or poster

Requirements:

  • Personal statement describing how receipt of the scholarship will further career goals.
  • Recommendation letter

 

The David S. Miller Young Scientist Scholarship for Study in the Geo-Environmental Sciences and Geo-Environmental Engineering

The American Geophysical Union is accepting applications for the David S. Miller Young Scientist Scholarship for Undergraduate or Graduate Study in the Geo-Environmental Sciences and Geo-Environmental Engineering. This scholarship is intended to encourage undergraduate and graduate students who exhibit inherent interest and academic potential in fields related to Earth sciences. Recipients of this award will be students who seek to build their own life’s philosophy around their science education, growing toward the ultimate goal of contributing to the betterment of the world.

Recipients do not automatically receive a Student Travel Grant for AGU’s Fall Meeting. Please visit the Fall Meeting site to apply directly for a travel grant.

Applications Open: 10 June 2015
Application Deadline: 12 August 2015 11:59 P.M. EDT
Recipients Announced: 2 September 2015

Eligibility:

  • Undergraduate or graduate student
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.4
  • Undergraduates must have completed at least four full semesters of study
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Documented interest and potential for high achievement in a career in the geo-environmental sciences or geo-environmental engineering

Requirements:

  • Two references:  People who are familiar with your academic history and/or scientific aspirations
  • Not required:  Attendance at the AGU Fall Meeting

 

The Dr. Edmond M. Dewan Young Scientist Scholarship for Atmospheric Sciences and Space Physics

The American Geophysical Union is accepting applications for the Dr. Edmond M. Dewan Young Scientist Scholarship for Atmospheric Sciences and Space Physics. This scholarship targets graduate students studying atmospheric science and space physics. Its purpose is to encourage graduate level students to work on problems in the areas of atmospheric science and space physics.

The recipient will receive a $1,000 academic scholarship made possible by the Edmond M. Dewan Young Scientist Scholarship Fund and an award certificate. The recipient will also be recognized in Eos magazine and at the Student Breakfast at AGU’s Fall Meeting.

Recipients do not automatically receive a Student Travel Grant for AGU’s Fall Meeting. Please visit the Fall Meeting site to apply directly for a travel grant.

Applications Open: 19 June 2015
Application Deadline: 12 August 2015 11:59 P.M. EDT
Recipients Announced: 2 September 2015

Eligibility:

  • Current AGU student member
  • Enrolled in a graduate student at time of application
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.4 or equivalent
  • Must be studying topics related to atmospheric sciences and space physics

Requirements:

  • Project Narrative: Description of project (theoretical or applied research) including statement of purpose, method, and impact
  • Personal Statement:  Description of why applicant has chosen to pursue this project and what he/she hopes to accomplish
  • Recommendation Letter: Brief statement by faculty advisor about the project
  • Recipient will be required to write a 500-word blog post describing their work and how the Dewan Scholarship will help them achieve their goals. Posts could be selected to appear on the AGU blog GeoSpace or a similar venue.