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Scholarships offered by the
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Currently offered:

Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship
The Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship is available for female students pursuing a Master’s or Doctoral degree at an accredited institution of higher education in a recognized geoscience program. The Scholarship is a merit-based award, which is $5,000 per year, up to two years.

Current Status: AGI is no longer accepting applications for the 2014-2015 academic year. To read about the Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship, please visit our applications page.

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Previously offered:

Minority Participation Program (MPP):
MPP began in 1972 with the goal to develop the professional corps of underrepresented ethnic-minority geoscientists in the workforce. Award recipients received funding for professional development activities during their geoscience degree program. It has been the longest running minority program in the Geosciences which has graduated over 1000 MPP Scholars. Unfortunately, the Program has ended. We would like to celebrate the great success that MPP has had over the years. For inquiries about MPP, please contact the scholarship coordinator at


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