Students

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 (https://aegsacto.wordpress.com/students/). The application deadline is Friday, April 10th. Scholarship winners will be announced in late April.

Please contact John Murphy, Chapter Chairperson (john.murphy@waterboards.ca.gov), or Matt Buche (mbuche@gfnet.com), 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:

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