Scholarships

Academic Year 2020-2021

Dr. Margaret Skillman Woyski Scholarship

Amount: Varies (up to $550)
Established by: This scholarship was established through the generosity of Dr. Woyski, her family, and the alumni and friends of the Department of Geological Sciences. The award will be made on the recommendation of the entire full-time faculty of the department.
Open to: This scholarship is open to declared Geology and Earth Science majors.
Criteria: Declared geology major with 2.5 G.P.A. or better for the previous academic year. Awarded in odd years to a student who shows financial need and outstanding academic achievement. Service to the department or the university is also required, i.e., involvement in the geology club, tutoring or participation in faculty directed research. The award will be made on the recommendation of the entire full-time faculty of the department
Application Procedure:
1) Complete the application at https://tinyurl.com/2faxk7seOpens in new window , answering all questions, and sign the certification;
2) Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (F.A.F.S.A.), or have one on file, for establishing financial need;
3) Submit(email) the application to the Department of Geological Sciences, lhargrove@fullerton.edu
Application Deadline: March 12, 2021

David L. Willoughby Scholarship

Amount: Varies (up to $750)
Established by: This scholarship is given in memory of the late David Willoughby, an alumnus of the department. His family established the award in recognition of David’s passion for sedimentary geology and paleontology.
Open to: This scholarship is open to undergraduate students who are studying geology or paleontology, or who are participating in course-related fieldwork.
Criteria: Minimum G.P.A. of 2.5 or higher in Geological Sciences at the time the scholarship is awarded. Recipient to be selected by faculty of the Department of Geological Sciences.
Application Procedure:
1) Complete the Scholarship and Award Application at https://tinyurl.com/2faxk7seOpens in new window , answer all seven questions, and sign the certification;
2) Submit(email) the application to the Department of Geological Sciences, lhargrove@fullerton.edu
Application Deadline: March 12, 2021

Department of Geological Sciences Alumni Field Camp Scholarship

Amount: Varies (up to $550)
Established by: This scholarship is given through the generosity the alumni and friends of the Department of Geological Sciences.
Open to: This scholarship is open to declared Geology and Earth Science majors that will be enrolled in GEOL 481A – Field Camp, in the upcoming summer.
Criteria: Awarded to a student who shows financial need, outstanding academic achievement (2.5 G.P.A. or better for the previous academic year), and quality of written statements. Recipient to be selected by faculty of the Department of Geological Sciences.
Application Procedure:
1) Complete the Combined Field Camp Scholarship Application Form at https://tinyurl.com/yoh5lahtOpens in new window
2) Answer questions completely;
3) Attach Titan Degree Audit and Financial Aid Award paperwork;
4) Submit(email) the application packet to the Department of Geological Sciences, lhargrove@fullerton.edu
Application Deadline: March 12, 2021

John D. Cooper Field Camp Scholarship

Amount: Varies (up to $550)
Established by: This scholarship was established in the name of the late John D. Cooper, who was a C.S.U.F. professor and renowned stratigrapher that valued geologic field work.
Open to: This scholarship is open to declared Geology and Earth Science majors that will be enrolled in GEOL 481A – Field Camp, in the upcoming summer.
Criteria: Awarded to a student who shows financial need, outstanding academic achievement (2.5 GPA or better for the previous academic year), and quality of written statements. Recipient to be selected by faculty of the Department of Geological Sciences.
Application Procedure:

  1. Complete the Combined Field Camp Scholarship Application Form at https://tinyurl.com/yoh5lahtOpens in new window
  2. Answer questions completely;
  3. Attach Titan Degree Audit and Financial Aid Award paperwork;
  4. Submit(email) the application packet to the Department of Geological Sciences, lhargrove@fullerton.edu

Application Deadline: March 12, 2021