Opportunities through the Financial Aid office [SMU]
This statement sets forth guidelines concerning the application for the awarding of undergraduate scholarships in the Department of Earth Sciences at SMU.
Nature of Scholarships. Scholarships are awarded from the Foscue Scholarship Fund for superior academic achievement in earth science. Scholarships are awarded on a yearly basis and are renewable subject to review of academic performance,
Qualifications. The requirements for all scholarships awarded at least in part by the Department are: (1) each recipient must be a full-time student who is majoring in Earth Sciences, or the Geology track of Environmental Science, and plans to continue to major in the field as an undergraduate student; (2) each recipient must have and maintain a 3.0 overall grade point average or better.
Application. An announcement of scholarship competition will normally be posted during the spring of the year. Under special circumstances, e.g., for entering freshmen or transfer students, applications may be made at any time. Application for scholarship aid is made by letter to the chairman, Professor Robert T. Gregory. Department of Earthl Sciences, Southern Methodist University, PO Box 750395, Dallas, TX 75275-0395. Professor Gregory may also be reached by email (email@example.com) or telephone 214.768.3075.
Awarding Scholarships. Scholarship recipients will be notified within four (4) weeks of the closing date for applications. The scholarship award recommendations are made by the Scholarship Committee and approved by the departmental faculty. Awards are made at the beginning of each semester and in most cases are made by tuition waver.
We encourage outstanding students to apply for the Roy M. and Phyliss Gough Huffington Fellowship. This is awarded for PhD study in the Earth Sciences at SMU. It includes tuition and fees, an annual stipend of $25,000, and $3000 for travel to professional meetings and research expenses. The award is for up to three years contigent on adequate progress toward the degree. Contact Dr. John Walther for more information.