NAGT Scholarships for Field Study Application Form

Application Deadline: February 14

Advanced undergraduate students with a GPA of 3.0 or better are eligible for $750 scholarships to help defray the cost of a field course in geosciences.

Review of applications will take approximately four to six weeks. To be eligible for an NAGT scholarship, a student must attend a field course in geosciences that is at least a total of four weeks in duration (it is not necessary that these be consecutive) and that engages the student primarily in field work, rather than classroom work.

Please complete your application and submit your accompanying materials using this form. Note that if you navigate away from this page without submitting the form, any work you have completed will be lost and not submitted.

General InformationEligibility Requirements:
  • You must be an advanced-level undergraduate student with a GPA of 3.0 or better
  • You will need a current NAGT/AWG member to endorse your application
You will be asked to provide:
  • A 250-word essay explaining how the field-camp experience fits into your long-term academic and career goals.
  • A transcript of all your college work (an unofficial transcript is acceptable).
  • Names and contact information for two instructors who are acquainted with your work and are willing to write letters of recommendation for you (noting your ethnic origin, if applicable). We will contact them directly and ask them to submit their recommendations.
  • The name, institution, and email address of an NAGT/AWG member who has agreed to endorse your application for this scholarship.
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Additional Materials

There are several additional materials needed for your application to be complete.

  • A 250-word essay explaining why a field camp experience is an important part of your specific geoscience degree objectives.
  • A transcript of all your college work.
  • Contact information (name, address, telephone number, and email) for two faculty members who have agreed to write recommendations for you in support of your application. We will contact them directly to obtain the recommendation.
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Letters of RecommendationPlease provide the contact information (name, address, telephone number, and email) for two faculty members who have agreed to write recommendations for you in support of your application. We will contact them directly to obtain the recommendation.




NAGT/AWG Member Endorsement

Any questions or comments about this program should be directed to:
Amy Collette




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