2016 Geoscience BC Scholarship Program is Now Open for Applications

April 19, 2016 - Geoscience BC today announced that it is now accepting applications for its 2016 scholarship program through to May 25, 2016.

Geoscience BC will award up to up to ten scholarships of $5,000 CAD each to qualified students who have registered and started in a Masters (MSc) or Doctorate (PhD) program in earth science or geoscience and are working on a British Columbia-based mineral, oil and gas, coal or geothermal exploration and/or development thesis topic.

Scholarships will be awarded to students based on their project's technical merit, the ability of the project to attract investment to BC, the student's interest in exploration and development and his or her academic qualifications.

Masters students may receive the Geoscience BC scholarship only once during their program. Successful PhD students may apply for a second year of scholarship funding ($5,000 CAD) provided they can demonstrate that they have made significant progress in their studies.

The application deadline for the 2016 Geoscience BC scholarship program is May 25, 2016.

Geoscience BC has awarded 77 scholarships to outstanding earth science graduate students since 2007, representing an investment of $385,000 in the education of future geoscientists.

For additional information, please contact

Candice Ridyard
Geoscience BC
Email: scholarship@geosciencebc.com

About Geoscience BC

Created in 2005, Geoscience BC is an independent, credible source of earth science information to attract investment and enable responsible resource decisions for the benefit of all British Columbians. Visit www.geosciencebc.com.


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