Geoscience BC Scholarship in Applied Geoscience

March 13, 2008 -Geoscience BC will be awarding up to ten scholarships in the 2008 year to students enrolled in Masters or Doctoral earth science or geoscience programs and working on a mineral or oil and gas exploration-related thesis project in British Columbia. The scholarships will be $5,000.00 CAD each and will be payable directly to the student.

The scholarships will be awarded to students based on their project's technical merit, the ability of the project to attract mineral and oil and gas investment to BC, the student's interest in exploration, and the academic qualifications of the student.

Students will be eligible to reapply for a second year of support for a Masters thesis project, and a second and third year of support for a Doctorate thesis, with evidence of appropriate progress in their studies.

The application deadline is April 30, 2008. Scholarship application requirements are available from our website at For more information, please email