Geosciences Graduate Student Scholarships & Awards

Students in the graduate programs in geosciences will be considered for a variety of scholarships and awards given by the Department of Geosciences by completing this application. Applications are typically accepted in January/February each year. This single application can be completed in 2024 to be considered for:

  • Dr. Thomas S. Hooyer Scholarship – given to a sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student in Geosciences who is engaged in field work; preference is given to students conducting field work on the Quaternary
  • Department of Geosciences Award – various academic merit awards are given to undergraduates and graduate students in Geosciences
  • Department of Geosciences Scholarship – various academic merit scholarships are given to undergraduates and graduate students in Geosciences
  • L. Joseph Lukowicz Memorial Scholarship – one scholarship is given to a Master’s student in Geosciences who is engaged in field work.
  • Nelson Cherkauer Lasca Legacy Scholarship – given to a sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student in Geosciences who is engaged in field work or research
  • Wisconsin Geological Society Award – given to undergraduate or graduate students in Geosciences with demonstrated academic merit; preference is givent to students who have been members of the Wisconsin Geological Society for a year or more
  • Neuschafer Spring Symposia Award – one undergraduate award and one graduate award is given for the most creative research poster/presentation

Award
Varies
Schools, Colleges, Departments, and Areas
Geosciences Department, Graduate Student Scholarships, College of Letters and Science
Deadline
02/23/2024
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a member of Wisconsin Geological Society (WGS)?
  2. Are you planning to participate in a geology field course?
    • Are you planning to participate in a geology field course in calendar year 2024?
    • If "Yes", provide information about the field course in which you will participate (or courses to which you have applied or plan to apply) including information about when the field course will occur. If "No", put "not applicable."
  3. Are you planning to conduct field and/or laboratory research?
    • Are you currently engaged or planning to participate in field and/or laboratory research?
    • If "Yes", provide information about the field and/or laboratory research you plan to conduct, including a proposed timeline and budget for your research. If "No", put "not applicable".
  4. Upload a copy of your Curriculum Vita (CV) in PDF format. Make sure your file name has no punctuation, spaces or capital letters. (e.g. johncv.pdf is a good file name; john doe 2021_CV.pdf is not a good file name.)