Geoscience BC 2018 Scholarship Program Now Open!

Vancouver, BC - March 21, 2018 -Geoscience BC has opened its annual scholarship program, with up to ten $5,000 awards available to MSc and PhD students.

Since 2007, Geoscience BC has invested $470,000 into the scholarship program to encourage and inspire the next generation of earth scientists.

Geoscience BC will award up to ten scholarships to students who have registered and started in a Masters (MSc) or Doctorate (PhD) program in earth science, geoscience or applied geoscience. Applicants must be working on a British Columbia-focused applied geoscience thesis topic related to the discovery or management of mineral and energy resources (minerals, energy and water).

Scholarships will be awarded to students based on the project's technical merit, 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 funding provided they can demonstrate that significant progress has been made on their project.

The application deadline for the 2018 scholarship program is May 1, 2018.

For more information and to view application forms, please visit the 2018 scholarship page

About Geoscience BC

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