Scholarship Value: $10,000
Awards Available: 150
Award Deadline: March 1, 2021

Scholarships range from $500 to $10,000 USD per academic year; average awards are approximately $2,600. The number of scholarships available depends chiefly upon the number of sponsors and the amounts they contribute. SEG scholarships have been awarded to students all over the world.

Applicant eligibility

SEG Scholarships are based on merit. To qualify, you must be a student who:

A) Is a high school senior planning to attend college next year or an undergraduate or graduate college student;

B) Has above average grades;

C) Is intending to pursue a college curriculum directed toward a career in applied geophysics.

Online applications are accepted 1 November through 1 March.

Mid-March through mid-May a committee of eight professional geophysicists independently review and rank each application. A consensus meeting is held in late May to discuss the applications and establish a final ranking. Top ranked students are matched with available scholarships. Applicants are notified of results in mid-June.

Timeline

Nov–Mar: applications accepted

Mar–May: applications reviewed and scholarships assigned

June: applicants notified of results

June–Sep: enrollments verified; acceptance documents completed; funds distributed

How to apply

A) Students must include current transcripts

B) Must include email addresses for two faculty members who have agreed to serve as references.

C) Submit your application online between 1 November and 1 March.


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SEG Scholarships
$10,000 College Scholarship for High School and College Students - $10,000
To be Eligible: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The ScholarshipPoints program...
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Be Bold Scholarship - $25,000
The $25,000 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply. To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most...
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$1,000 De Novo Scholarship - $1,000
To be eligible for the De Novo Scholarship: A) You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. B) You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
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Nitro Scholarship - $2,000
To be eligible for the Nitro Scholarship you must be: A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States; B) A parent who...
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$1,000 Ascend Scholarship - $1,000
To be Eligible for the Ascend Scholarship: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
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