Dr. Thomas S. Hooyer Scholarship

This award provides field research support for undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the Department of Geosciences. This award honors former Geosciences Associate Professor, Dr. Thomas S. Hooyer, who served the department from 2009 to 2014. The award is intended to be used to defray the cost of field research and related travel expenses. Criteria include:

  • Demonstrated academic merit
  • Sophomore, Junior, Senior, or graduate student standing
  • A major, intended major, or graduate student in Geosciences
  • Participating in a field research project, with a preference for students whose research is focused on the Quaternary

For optimal consideration, students should fill out these parts of the general scholarship application and make sure the most recent transcript is uploaded:

  • Co-curricular Activities
  • Community Service and Volunteer Work
  • Work Experience
  • Academic and Career Goals

You may edit your general application at any time prior to the deadline for the Dr. Thomas S. Hooyer Scholarship.

Family, friends and former students of Dr. Thomas S. Hooyer
Varies up to $2,500
School/Colleges, Departments, and Areas
Geosciences, College of Letters & Sciences