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Geology Scholarship


  • Number of awards: 1

  • Amount: varies

  • Financial need is not a consideration





  • Must be an entering freshman at UW Oshkosh for the fall session

  • Must rank in the upper 25% of the high school class

  • Must have had three years of mathematics to include two years of algebra and one year of geometry

  • Must have had three years of high school science form the areas of geology, earth science, biology, chemistry and physics

  • Must take 51-102, Physical Geology (or 51-110, honors Geology) and 51-109, Evolution of the Earth during the freshman year

  • Must be a full-time student the freshman year

  • Must be admitted to UW Oshkosh by the application deadline

  • Must submit two letters of recommendation from science teachers

  • Must submit the ATC (American College Test) scores by the application deadline

  • Must submit a 300-500 word essay discussing your interest in geology or earth science and your career goals


Selection Process

  • The applications will be reviewed and the recipient selected by the scholarship committee of the Department of Geology

  • Selection will be based on the high school transcript, ACT scores, essay and the letters of recommendation

  • Applicant will be notified by April 15