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 Information

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

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
0
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
Education, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Geography, Gemology, Hydrology, Meteorology/Atmospheric Science, Museum Studies, Natural Sciences, Natural Resources, Oceanography
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Association for Women Geoscientists
Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG)
Address
12000 North Washington Street, Suite 285
City, State, Zip
Thornton, CO , 80214-3134
Telephone
(303) 412-6219
E-mail
office@awg.org
Website
Website

Data Source: Peterson’s Private Financial Aid Database, copyright © 2020 Peterson’s LLC. All rights reserved.