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: June 2014
Application Deadline : August 2014

Recipients Announced:  September 2014

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

Requirements:

  • Personal statement describing how receipt of the scholarship will further career goals.
  • Recommendation Letter
  • Attendance at Fall Meeting
  • First author of a presentation at Fall Meeting (abstract must be sumitted by the deadline)

 

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.

Applications Open: June 2014
Application Deadline : August 2014

Recipients Announced:  September 2014

Eligibility:

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

Requirements:

  • Two references:  People who are familiar with your academic history and/or scientific aspirations
  • Do not need to present at the Fall Meeting, nor attend.