Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG)/AWG Ethnic Minority Scholarship

The Minority Scholarship encourages young women of a minority background, or heritage, to pursue a major and career in the geosciences. The scholarship provides financial support for college expenses and matches the student with a mentor who has a career similar to that desired by the awardee.


Award Amount $500 - $3,000
Number of Awards 1 - 5
Application Deadline June 30
Available to Class Level Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Renewability Not renewable


Minimum GPA Required None specified
Ethnicity/Heritage American Indian/Alaska Native, African-American/Black, Hispanic
Residency None specified
Gender Female
Religious Affiliation None specified
Location of College None specified
Area of Study Earth Science, Environmental Science, Gemology, Geography, Hydrology, Meteorology/Atmospheric Science, Museum Studies, Natural Resources, Natural Sciences, Oceanography, Physical Sciences, Education
Financial Need Financial need analysis is not required


Organization Ethnic Minority Scholarship Coordinator
Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG)
Address 12000 North Washington Street, Suite 285
City, State, Zip Thornton, CO 80214-3134
Web Site Web site
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