AGI Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship

AGI Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) sponsors its annual scholarship program named as The Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship. The scholarship is available to all women pursuing a Master’s or Doctoral degree in the geosciences. The scholarship is intended to support of female graduate students in the United States studying the geosciences.  A new scholar is named each year for $5,000 and eligible for up to two years of support.

AGI was founded in 1948, under a directive of the National Academy of Sciences, as a network of associations representing geoscientists with a diverse array of skills and knowledge of our planet.

Eligibility:

  • Applications are open to all candidate pursuing a Master’s or Doctoral degree in the geosciences.
  • Applicants are a U.S. citizen.
  • Applicants may either be entering graduate school or already enrolled in a graduate program in the geosciences.
  • The successful applicant will have an undergraduate GPA of 3.25 or higher and a graduate GPA of 3.0 or higher.

How to Apply:

Each applicant must complete the appropriate online form and submit several documents in PDF format. The link is:

http://www.americangeosciences.org/workforce/harriet-evelyn-wallace-scholarship/application

Supporting Documents:

Candidates must submit the following documents. Each document must be less than 8MB in size and be given a unique filename.

  • Each document must be less than 8MB in size and be given a unique filename.
  • Professional geosciences society memberships, the indication of graduate school, description of extracurricular activities, CV, and 500-word abstract.
  • Undergraduate Academic Transcript.
  • Graduate Academic Transcript(s) and/or Graduate Acceptance Letters.
  • Highest or most recent GRE score report.

Financial Aid and Award Money:

The successful applicant will be awarded $5,000 for first scholarship year. Candidate will be eligible for a second-year scholarship of $5,000 upon successful completion of the first year.

Application Deadline:

The application deadline is January 4th, 2017.

Link for More Information:

http://www.agiweb.org/scholarships/wallace/

Contact Information:

If there are any questions regarding the Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship or application procedures, submit the inquires to the scholarship coordinator Heather Houlton at wallacescholarship-at-agiweb.org.

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