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Undergraduate Scholarships


**APPLY NOW** Ronald Greeley Planetary Geology Scholarship for undergraduate students

The Ronald Greeley Planetary Geology Scholarship is supported by an endowment in the ASU Foundation established by Cynthia (Cindy) Greeley in honor of her late husband, SESE Regents Professor Ronald Greeley, a recognized founder of the field of modern-day planetary geology, and a respected and beloved member of the SESE community. Many of Ron's colleagues, friends, and family members have made donations to build the endowment. This scholarship is open to Arizona and non-Arizona residents, involves an undergraduate research project with a faculty member and is renewable if recipients meet the criteria of eligibility. Application is available here

 

First Generation Scholarships

First-generation college students enrolled in undergraduate degree programs in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences may apply for over $40,000 in scholarships. First generation scholarship applications are available each spring and scholarships are awarded and distributed for the fall and spring semesters. There are several different scholarships with varied application criteria. Only one application is required for all scholarships. Students will be considered for all scholarships for which they are eligible.

 

Geosciences Alumni Scholarship

The Geosciences Alumni Scholarship (GAS) is an annual scholarship based on the contributions of ASU Geoscience alumni and friends of the geological science. This scholarship is intended for junior or senior undergraduate students and first or second year graduate students majoring in the geosciences.

 

NASA Space Grant Program

Space Grant supports graduate and undergraduate students in a variety of disciplines to further their educational experiences in science, engineering research, and informal education programs.

 

The Nininger Meteorite Award

The Nininger Meteorite Award was established in 1965 through a gift from Dr. H.H. Nininger and his wife, Addie. Dr. Nininger is the individual from who ASU purchased the meteorites that make up the core collection in SESE’s Center for Meteorite Studies. The award was established to promote the study of meteoritics among young scientists (undergraduates and/or graduate students can apply). Applicants submit papers which are reviewed by a national panel of meteorite scientists.

 

**APPLY NOW** Ravi DeFilippo Geology Field Camp Scholarship

The Ravi DeFilippo Geology Field Camp Scholarship is an award for SESE students taking Field Geology II (GLG452). It is named after our friend and alumnus, Ravi DeFilippo, who died in a mining accident in 2010. This award is made possible by gifts from Ravi’s family and friends to honor his memory and his love of field geology.

 

Robert S. Dietz Field Camp Scholarships

For many years, the Robert S. Dietz Field Camp Scholarships were funded by Professor Robert S. Dietz using his own personal resources. Now, SESE carries on this tradition in his memory awarding the scholarships to support students who are majoring in geology. These students must complete field camp in order to complete their degree. The school awards the scholarships to multiple students who are enrolled in the field geology courses to help pay the required fees for the courses. Awarding of these scholarships will be based on financial need and on academic ability as demonstrated by previous course work in geology. Students who wish to be considered for a scholarship should complete the application form.

  

Undergraduate Study Abroad Scholarship

CLAS Alumni International Scholarship for Study and Travel Abroad

 

Graduate Scholarships

Geosciences Alumni Scholarship

The Geosciences Alumni Scholarship (GAS) is an annual scholarship based on the contributions of ASU Geoscience alumni and friends of the geological science. This scholarship is intended for junior or senior undergraduate students and first or second year graduate students majoring in the geosciences.

 

Graduate College Conference Travel Grants

Conference Travel Grants reimburse graduate students the cost of airfare (maximum $350) to support student participation in professional conferences. 

 

IGERT

Integrative Graduate Education and Research Training (IGERT) in Urban Ecology fellows can earn degrees in a core discipline of the life, earth, or social science. They also participate in team research, courses, and seminars that emphasize integration among collaborative components beyond the student's home discipline.

 

NASA Space Grant Program

Space Grant supports graduate and undergraduate students in a variety of disciplines to further their educational experiences in science, engineering research, and informal education programs.

 

The Nininger Meteorite Award

The Nininger Meteorite Award was established in 1965 through a gift from Dr. H.H. Nininger and his wife, Addie. Dr. Nininger is the individual from who ASU purchased the meteorites that make up the core collection in SESE’s Center for Meteorite Studies. The award was established to promote the study of meteoritics among young scientists (undergraduates and/or graduate students can apply). Applicants submit papers which are reviewed by a national panel of meteorite scientists.

 

Troy L. Péwé Vision Fellowship in Quaternary Studies

This $1,000 award was established in honor of the late Troy Péwé, professor of geology at ASU. The Péwé Fellowship will support graduate students in field-oriented studies in environmental geology, including the interactions of humans and their environment. This is to include periglacial studies (Alaska and Antarctica), the Grand Canyon and the Desert Southwest with a focus on some of these areas: climate change, permafrost, seasonal frost, mass movements, stratigraphy and glacial chronology. Must be at least one year out of school between masters and doctorate enrollment and have a 3.0 cumulative gpa. The school may elect to use either a nomination or application process.