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SPE Michigan Section Scholarship

Scholarship Provider: Michigan Section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
Application Deadline: 07/01/2013
Description: The Michigan Section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) would like to announce that it will be awarding 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.   Students only need to fill out one form to apply.

These scholarships apply to any students seeking a Bachelor of Science degree in the desired fields of interest for the 2013-2014 academic year and who are currently 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.
Scholarship Amount: 1,000
Scholarship Website: http://michigan.spe.org/Michigan/Scholarships/
School Type Requirement: Four Year College
Applicant Class Requirement: Entering First Year Undergraduate or 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, selection process etc., please see the scholarship website at:  

http://michigan.spe.org/Michigan/Scholarships/

ELIGIBILTY:

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

Scholarship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Mr. Boyan Makarenko, SPE MIchigan Section Scholarship Chairperson
TransCanada
5250 Corporate Drive
Troy, MI 48098
Email: boyan_makarenko@transcanada.com
Phone: 248-205-7536