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Women in Geoscience Scholarship

awc logoThe AWG Minority Scholarship program encourages young minority women to pursue majors and careers in the field of geosciences. The program not only provides up to $6,000 to assist with tuition and books, but also matches students with mentors who can offer guidance and support.

Funded by the Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG), an international organization devoted to enhancing the quality and level of participation of women in geosciences, the program is open to African-American, Hispanic, or Native American women.

Applicants  must be full-time students who are pursuing undergraduate degrees in geology, geophysics, geochemistry, hydrology, meteorology, physical oceanography, planetary geology, or earth science at an accredited college or university. High school students who will enter one of these fields during their freshman year may also apply. In addition, applicants must be a contributor to the larger world community through her academic and personal strengths.

The deadline to apply is June 30, 2013.

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