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There is financial support for undergraduate and graduate through competitive, merit-based scholarships at Kimbell School of Geosciences

Geosciences Scholarships

The generous contributions of friends, alumni, and professional organizations has endowed the Kimbell School of Geosciences with annual and summer scholarships for both graduates and undergraduates. These include:

  • Martha Reynolds Brady Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Estelle Harmel Daniel Scholarship Endowment
  • Drake-Kay Scholarship Fund
  • Helen Easton Gee Memorial Scholarship
  • Geology General Scholarship Endowment Fund
  • Gouldy Scholarship Fund
  • Jack Grace Scholarship Fund
  • Gunn Scholarship Fund
  • W.D. “Dub” Hale Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Johnson Scholarship Fund
  • McGaha Scholarship Fund
  • James S. Maxwell Memorial Endowment
  • E.W. Moran Scholarship Fund
  • Richard Noe Scholarship Fund
  • North Texas Geological Society Scholarship Fund
  • Robert Roth Scholarship Fund
  • David Shih Memorial Scholarship
  • Dr. Jackie Watkins Memorial Scholarship Endowment
  • Charles and Ziddie Weeth Scholarship Endowment

Additionally, the generous support of the Desk and Derrick Club of Wichita Falls  (our local chapter of the Association of Desk and Derrick Clubs) provides generous scholarships for three students each year. These scholarships are awarded to seniors who have a demonstrated record of excellence in scholarship and service to the program.


Applying for MSU Kimbell School of Geosciences Academic Scholarships

Applications for scholarships are available for a limited time. The application forms can be accessed below and are active starting for at least two weeks prior to their deadline. Scholarships are competitive and award amounts may be based on qualifying criteria, completed hours, and other evaluations as determined by the Geosciences Scholarship Committee. Please see the application form for complete details. Note that the links below are only active when we are soliciting applications.

Undergraduate Studies

Please note that the above forms need to be signed by you and your academic adviser prior to submission.
Graduate Studies
  • 2018-2019 Graduate academic scholarships
  • 2018-2019 Graduate Merit Scholarship Form

Other Scholarships to Note

There are many outside scholarships that apply to students in our program. The Kimbell School of Geosciences gladly supports and recommends qualified students for these funds. The links below represents a partial list of the numerous available opportunities. Students are encouraged to seek out and apply to any and all programs to support their progress towards a degree.