Scholarships & Fellowships

William S. Carlson, Class of 1929 Fund: Established November 2010 with a bequest from the estate of William S. Carlson. Designated for undergraduate scholarships.

Reynolds M Denning Memorial Endowment: To support "needy or worthy" MS or Ph.D. candidates in the field of mineralogy and their research via fellowships or research grants, short term appointment of postdoctorates, visiting professors or scholars on sabbatical leave, or a named professorship in mineralogy, or to establish an endowed chair that would be for either short or long term appointments.

Ruth P. and John A. Dorr Jr. Scholarship Fund: To be used for a graduate student scholarship and a speaker honorarium.  The student, preferably working on a Ph.D. thesis, is to have demonstrated an interest in vertebrate paleontology and/or the environment of disposition of host strata.  This visiting speaker will present a lecture in sedimentary geology and/or paleontology.  

Joseph and Anna Drobek Trust:  For a scholarship to benefit an undergraduate or graduate student chosen for merit. Historically used for first year graduate fellowships and graduate student aid.
Recent Recipients: Matthew Domeier, Michael Cherney

Eric J. Essene Endowment for Graduate Student Fellowships: For graduate student support.

Geological Sciences Presidents Challenge for Grad Support: Matching funds from President's Challenge for graduate support.

William Herbert Hobbs Fellowship in Geology: For a scholarship to benefit an undergraduate or graduate student chosen for merit in geology.  Preference is to be given to the student(s) who has specialized in glacial geology. Historically used for first year graduate fellowships and graduate student aid
Recent Recipients: Sara Aarons, Lorena Medina Luna, John Fronimos, Y-Wei Li

Russell C. Hussey Scholarship: A scholarship to benefit an undergraduate or graduate student in Geological Sciences. Historically used for first year graduate fellowships and graduate student aid.
Recent Recipients: Joseph Jameel El Adli

Inglis-Holmes Scholarship: Receives income from gifts and donations.  Expenditures are to benefit female undergraduate and graduate students.

International Geological Field Excursion Fund: Established with a gift pledge from an anonymous donor for international field trip support for undergrads and grads.
Recent Recipients: William Defliese, Madeline Dible, Sae Yun Kwon, Kaitlin Ma, Keegan Melstrom, Catherine Vatsis

Susan M. Kruger Scholarship Fund: A merit-based scholarship to benefit an undergraduate or graduate student for the study of geology, who shall be a US citizen, chosen for merit. Historically used for first year graduate fellowships and graduate student aid.
Recent Recipients: Michael Broersma, Tara Smiley

Ernest A. Novak  Scholarship Fund: Established by bequest from Ernest A. Novak for scholarship aid to graduate students in geology, environmental geology and oceanography based on need and merit. Historically used for first year graduate fellowships and graduate student aid.
Recent Recipients: William Defleise, Mathew Domeier, Patrick Donovan, Richard Fiorella,Joseph Friedman, Sae Yun Kwon, Jingjie Niu, Rohit Warier, Mchael Cherney, Maira Jeffery, Yi Niu, Gretchen Gehrke

Violeta Pena y Lillo Scholarship: Established by a bequest from estate of Violeta Pena y Lillo. To support a female graduate student with an undergraduate degree in Geology.
Recent Recipients: Lydia Staisch

Henry N. Pollack Endowed Graduate Fellowship in Geological Sciences: The fund will be used to provide tuition and research stipends for graduate students and/or post-doctoral students. Historically used for first year graduate fellowships and graduate student aid.
Recent Recipients: Hanah Snith, Zeyu Li, Richard Fiorella, Yi Yu, Laura Sherman, Meghan Wagner, Xiaofei Pu

G. D. Sharma Fellowship: To aid student support.

Eugene & Elizabeth Singer Award for Academic Excellence in Geology Fund: Funds an annual award given to an upper division student who has demonstrated academic excellence in Geology and who is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.  The award is based on the student's grade point average (or equivalent) at the close of junior year, and awarded to be available for senior enrollment.

Chester B. Slawson Memorial Fund: For student aid upon the recommendation of the chairman of the department. Historically used for first year graduate fellowships and graduate student aid.
Recent Recipients: Sandra Fernando, Xiaofei Pu, Laura Waters, Karen Wang ,Tara Smiley, Xiaofei Pu

F. S. Turneaure Fund In Geology: Scholarship support for undergraduate and graduate students based on need and merit who are majoring in geology. Preference given to students pursuing careers in mining, mining exploration or mineral geology.

Stewart R. Wallace Fellowship: Established by a bequest from estate of Stewart R. Wallace to support graduate students
Recent Recipients:Gretchen Gehrke, Xuan Guo, Laura Sherman, Tao Wen, Emile Moacdieh, Alexander Voorhies

Stewart R. Wallace Scholarship: Established by a bequest from estate of Stewart R. Wallace to support undergraduate students.

Chevron Graduate Student Sponsorship
Recent Recipients:Jenifer Cotton, Nora Lewandowski, Rohit Warrier, Jingjie Niu, Matthew Domeier

Shell Undergraduate and Graduate Support
Recent Recipients: Nora Lewnandowski, Emile Moacdieh, Valeria Syverson, Jacpb Borman, Madeline O'Campo, Jashua Soble, Jordan Stoewsand-Kryscio, Jennifer Cotton, Meghan Taylor, Mairi Jeffery

BP Graduate Fellowship in Geological Sciences
Recent Recipients: Jennifer Cotton, Meghan Wagner, Lydia Staisch, Alexander Voorhies, Patrick Donovan ,Richard Fiorella ,Yi Yu

Camp Davis Fund
Recent Recipients: Jason Asmus ,Madeline O'Campo

Judith H. Turneaure Memorial Student Aid: For scholarships to benefit an undergraduate U-M student, majoring in geology and enrolled in Summer geological field training courses. Used for Camp Davis undergraduate Earth and Environmental Sciences student scholarships.
Recent Recipients: Saa Adcock, Colton Babladelis ,Rachel Fletcher, Erin Lower, Erika Nieman ,Whitney Shyu, Joshua Soble, Sara Barnas, Michael Cornelius, Imani Dickson, Raye Evrard, Kathleen McDonald ,Alexander Montgomery, Margare Oerther ,Dana Prainito, Paul Rink, Samuel Sikanas, Holly Sion, Chad Verastek, Christie Wilkins, Sara Wyczalek, Stephanie Davis, Mitchell Guc, Lindsay Krall, Paulina Seromik, Jaren Strandie, Mary Gallagher, Carie Glauner, Maxwell Lewis, Brigid Lynch, Zachary Menzo, Anna Snoeyink, Emily Southern, Christopher Whalen, Lydia Staisch

BP Geological Sciences Field Camp Support
Recent Recipients: Lindsey Eldredge-Fox, Abigail Krumbien, Jessi Plamondon, John Pray, Laruen Beriont ,Zachary Calamari, Shaina Dudek, Peter Chutcharavan, Gen Ito, Tess Nugent, Jerrica Frazie, Coleen Long, Ka Yan, Semechah Lui

Shell Camp Davis Support

Kornfield Family Camp Davis Fund

Kenneth Grubbs Camp Davis Fund