Scholarships Available for Minority Women Pursuing Careers in Geosciences

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The Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG) offers a $6,000 scholarship to young women who are African-American, Hispanic, or Native American, and interested in pursuing an education and career in the geosciences.

The scholarship provides financial aid and matches the student with a mentor in the same field who will offer guidance and support. The geosciences include: geology, geophysics, geochemistry, hydrology, meteorology, physical oceanography, planetary geology, or earth science

Applicants should be full-time students pursuing an undergraduate degree in the geosciences at an accredited college or university or high school students who will enter one of these fields during their freshman year.

If you have questions, contact Christina Tapia at

Deadline to apply June 30, 2020.

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