Scholarships & Awards

Earth Sciences

The Gerald Weber and Suzanne Holt Fund - $500
The Gerald Weber and Suzanne Holt Fund interest is currently used to provide summer field camp scholarships for meritorious students, support undergraduate students giving talks or poster sessions at national conferences, the Outstanding TA Award as nominated by students, and the annual Outstanding Undergraduate Award. It may also be used to support other kinds of special student projects.
Contact:
Interested students should email:  epsadvising@ucsc.edu

The Holly Day Barnett Memorial Fund - $500
This fund is a tribute to Holly Day Barnett. Awardees (advanced undergraduates) have traits common with Holly's: outdoor hobbies, leadership skills, and interests in the application of environmental Earth sciences. Awarded to one full-time undergraduate major in Earth and Planetary Sciences. Candidate must have interest, ability, enthusiasm in: 1) applying the Earth Sciences to present environmental issues, 2) non-academic activities demonstrating maturity, leadership & breadth of character, & 3) enjoyment of the outdoors/nature.
Contact: Interested students should email:  epsadvising@ucsc.edu

Outstanding Earth Sciences Senior Award - $250
Award offered to a graduating Earth Sciences major with a consistently outstanding academic record. The award is a $250 gift certificate with Forestry Suppliers. Award granted in June with no application (merit based)
Contact: Interested students should email:  epsadvising@ucsc.edu

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration's Geology-Engineering Wright Award - $1,500
Awarded to a junior or senior with a genuine interest in a career in mining, or in the industrial minerals industry, and who has lived in or has been primarily educated in California. Award is $1500. Call for applications in April with a May 1st deadline.
Contact:
Interested students should email: epsadvising@ucsc.edu