Sacramento AEG Student Night Meeting 2020: Cancelled but still awarding scholarships!!

The AEG Sacramento Chapter’s March and April (Student Night) meetings have been cancelled to limit exposure to COVID-19 and protect the health and safety of our members and students, our highest priority.

Students: Although the April Student Night meeting is cancelled, we are still accepting applications for the $1,500 graduate and $1,000 undergraduate H. Ray Taber Founders Scholarship. The applications and instructions are available at the Chapter website ( The application deadline is Friday, April 10th. Scholarship winners will be announced in late April.

Please contact John Murphy, Chapter Chairperson (, or Matt Buche (, Scholarships Chairperson, with any questions.

One $1,000 scholarship to junior or senior year undergraduate students
One $1,500 scholarship to graduate students pursuing a master’s degree with an environmental or engineering geology emphasis

Applicants must be currently enrolled in one of the following four-year universities:
CSU Chico          CSU Sacramento           UC Davis           Univ. of Pacific
CSU Fresno           CSU Stanislaus             UC Merced

Applicant Requirements:

  • Undergraduate scholarship applicants must be in their junior or senior year and have a declared major in geology or a related earth science discipline.
  • Graduate scholarship applicants must be a first- or second-year graduate student pursuing a master’s degree with an environmental or engineering geology emphasis, such as hydrogeology, earthquake and geologic hazards, etc.
  • Scholarship applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and will be scored based on their grade point average within their study major.

The application deadline is 5:00 pm on Friday, April 12th. See the application materials for full eligibility requirements and instructions.

The application form and instructions are provided below: