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SPE Michigan Section Scholarship

Scholarship Provider: Michigan Section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
Application Deadline: 07/01/11
Description: The Michigan Section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) is once again offering a scholarship of $1,000 to a Michigan college student, or an incoming college student, who is interested in the petroleum and natural gas industry.  This applies to any students seeking a Bachelor of Science degree in the desired fields of interest for the 2011-12 academic year and who are U.S. citizens and residents of Michigan or attending a 4-year institution in Michigan.  Please note Physics is stated as one of the desired fields of interest.


The scholarship is a commitment for one year only; there is no implied or explicit agreement that the scholarship is awarded to the same student throughout their college career.  However, a winner of the annual scholarship award may apply in subsequent years pursuant to Article VI of the scholarship directions located on the SPE website.
Scholarship Amount: 1,000
Scholarship Website: http://michigan.spe.org/section.cfm?id=18
School Type Requirement: Four Year College
Applicant Class Requirement: Freshman or Sophomore or Junior or Senior
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen
State Residency Requirement: MI
Awards Given: 1
Length of Award: Renewable
Minimum GPA: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Other Comments: Below is some information regarding Eligibility.  For additional information regarding Application Procedures, Award Selection Process, Presentation and Continuing Eligibility please see
the scholarship website at:  

http://michigan.spe.org/section.cfm?id=18

II. Eligibility

A. Eligible applicants include current college students committed to a Bachelor of Science degree program listed in Article II.B who will be attending for two (2) full semesters following receipt of the scholarship or high school seniors admitted to a 4-year institution offering a Bachelor of Science degree in fields listed in Article II.B.

B. Eligible B.S. Degree Programs, in order of preference:

-Petroleum, Natural Gas, Chemical, or Geological Engineering
-Geology or Geophysics
-Mechanical, Electrical, or Metallurgical Engineering
-Metallurgy, Materials Science, Chemistry, or Physics
-Other Natural Science or Engineering Fields

C. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen at the time of application.

D. Applicant must be Michigan resident at the time of application to the scholarship or currently attending or have been accepted to attend a Michigan academic institution.

E. Only applicants that have a high school or college grade-point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale qualify for the scholarship.

F. Children or relatives of current officers or scholarship award committee members are not eligible for this award program.

Scholarship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Ben Linton
TransCanada
5250 Corporate Drive
Troy, MI 48098
Email: ben_linton@transcanada.com
Phone: 248-205-4549
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