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Scholarships offered by the Geology Program

Each year the Geology Program offers scholarship support to qualifying UL students from over a dozen separate accounts in the UL Foundation. The awards are available to both Graduate and Undergraduate students at all levels of their academic careers.

The awards range from $400 to $2,000 with most being between $500 and $1,000 depending on the guidelines for the individual scholarship fund. Most years about $42,000 is given in about 20 to 25 separate awards.

To apply for a scholarship, dowload the Application Form and e-mail your application(s) to Ms. Rachel M Eastin-Hughes

The following scholarships are offered to Geology students:

Scholarship name Amount $
Nolan J. Badeaux Endowed Geology Scholarship 5,200
Joe Battle/LGS Memorial Geology Scholarship 1,900
Bill & Heather Finley Endowed Geosciences Scholarship 3,100
Chevron - Gulf oil Foundation Endowed Geoplogy Schol. 600
Eberhardt E. Leschin Endowed Scholarship 1,400
Marvin & Hazel Harvey Morris Endowed Scholarship 600
Bill Paine/LGS Endowed Scholarship 7,200
Pogo Producing Company Endowed Scholarship 900
Walter James Rudick Endowed Schol. in Earth Sciences 3,300
Paul M. Toce Endowed Geology Scholarship 6,400
Tim Dore Geology Scholarship 8,900
Hugh Allen Bernard Memorial Scholarship 2,500

In addition, our faculty mentor students to apply for scholarship and research support from the following organizations:

AAPG (American Asssociation of Petroleum Geologists)
AWG (Association of Women Geologists)
Desk and Derrick
GSA (Geological Society of America)
SIPES (Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists)
SWLGS (Southwestern Louisiana Geophysical Society)