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Students from the Department of Geology and Geography win prestigious, nationally-competitive scholarships and fellowships at a higher rate than many other disciplines. 

WVU Scholarships and Resources

Eberly College of Arts and Sciences Scholarships 

University-Wide Scholarships


The WVU ASPIRE Office assists students to win nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships and/or gain admission to graduate school. Assistant Director Cate Johnson graduated with a Master of Arts in Geography and graduate certificates in both women's and gender studies and nonprofit management.  

External Scholarships

A number of organizations offer geology scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students. Relevant scholarships are listed by the month they are typical due. 

Gateway to Federal Opportunities for Undergraduate Students
    • A database of all Federal Scholarships for Science and Technology Students




  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists  AAPG Military Vets Scholarship Program
    • Promotes education and career opportunities to veterans, aid in the transition of veterans to  civilian technical professions and promote geoscience programs in higher education institutions
  • U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation USGIF Endowed Scholarship 

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