| ||May 30, 2008|
Geoscience BC Announces Scholarship Winners for 2008
| ||May 30, 2008, Vancouver - Geoscience BC is pleased to announce the awarding of eleven graduate scholarships for $5000 to students working on a mineral or oil and gas exploration project in British Columbia. |
Successful applicants include:
Katrin Breitsprecher, PhD student, University of British Columbia
Kevin Byrne, MSc student, University of British Columbia
Joel Cubley, PhD student, University of Calgary
Tashia Dzikowski, PhD student, University of British Columbia
Shannon Frey, MSc student, Simon Fraser University
Jean-Francois Gagnon, PhD student, University of Alberta
Jamie Kraft, PhD student, University of Alberta
Vishal Kumar, MSc student, University of British Columbia
Chris Lawley, MSc student, University of Alberta
Janina Micko, PhD student, University of British Columbia
Keegan Raines, MSc student, University of Calgary
The scholarships were open to students registered in a Masters (MSc) or Doctorate (PhD) program working on a mineral or oil and gas exploration-related topic in British Columbia. Applicants were scored based on their education and work experience, their thesis project, their career goals and aspirations, as well as the remarks from their references. Applications were reviewed by a panel of geoscientists, from industry and academia. Preference was given to applicants whose projects were deemed to have the greatest potential benefit to exploration in BC and whose research and career interests are primarily directed towards the exploration sector, either mineral or oil and gas.
For more information about Geoscience BC, the scholarship opportunities, and the scholarship winners and their projects, please visit our website at www.geosciencebc.com.
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