Geology Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen with a strong interest in geology (earth science) or current undergraduate students with a declared geology major.

Incoming freshman applicants must have completed three years of math (two years of algebra and one of geometry). Preference will be given to an applicants who are in the upper 25 percent of his or her high school class and who have completed three years of high school science. If selected, recipient must be enrolled in at least six credits in order to receive the award and must take Evolution of the Earth (51-109) and one of the following: Physical Geology (51-102), Environmental Geology (51-150) or Honors Geology (51-110) by the end of their first year as a declared Geology major.

Current undergraduate applicants must be enrolled in at least six credits and have successfully completed (or placed above) Math 104 or equivalent and successfully completed Physical Geology (51-102), Environmental Geology (51-150) or Honors Geology (51-110) by the end of their first year as a declared Geology major. Preference will be given to applicants with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and to an undergraduate with freshman standing or an undergraduate above freshman standing who is a newly declared geology major. Recipient must be enrolled in a geology course by the drop date for the spring semester in order to receive the award.

Award
$1,000
Scopes
College of Letters & Science, Geology
Deadline
02/01/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Incoming freshman applicants: Upon high school graduation, will you have completed at least two years of algebra and one year of geometry?
  2. Incoming freshman applicants: Do you rank in the top 25% of your high school class or upon graduation, will you have taken three years of science?
  3. Incoming freshmen: Are you able to take Evolution of the Earth (51-109) and either Physical Geology (51-102), Environmental Geology (51-150) or Honors Geology (51-110) during your freshman year at UWO? Current undergraduates: Will you have completed Math 104 (or above) and either Physical Geology (51-102), Environmental Geology (51-150) or Honors Geology (51-110) by the end of your first year as a declared geology major?
  4. Please upload an unofficial copy of your high school transcript (incoming freshman applicants) or UW Oshkosh transcript (current undergraduate applicants). Your transcript should include courses you are enrolled in for the current academic year.
  5. Please submit an essay discussing your interest in geology or earth science and your career goals.
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