External Scholarships

When you are ready to look for nationwide opportunities in your discipline consider checking out some of these industry- and organization-specific job sites. We've provided links to the various programs when one is available. Be sure to verify the academic year of the application before filling it out.

ScholarshipSponsorDue DateMajorsUndergrad/GraduateClass StatusAward
AIPG Scholarship AIPG Education Committee Early February Geoscientists Undergraduate & Graduate Sophomore and up Two @ $3,000
AEG Foundation Scholarships Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists Early February Geology, Hydrogeology, Geological Eng'g Undergraduate & Graduate Any Varies
Copper Club Scholarship The Copper Club Early March All Mackay with minerals interest Undergraduate Junior, Senior Up to $10,000
Dan Harper Memorial Scholarship Women in Mining, Nevada Chapter Early April All Mackay with minerals interest Undergraduate & Graduate Junior, Senior, Graduate $2,000
Best in the West Drill and Blast Scholarship International Society of Explosives Engineers Early June Mining/Metallurgical/Geology Undergraduate Any, but Junior/ Senior Preferred Varies
Northern Nevada SME Scholarship Society of Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Early June All Mackay with minerals interest Undergraduate & Graduate Any $500 to $1500
National SME Scholarships Society of Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Early October All Mackay with minerals interest Undergraduate & Graduate Any Varies
WAAIME Scholarship Women's Auxiliary to AIME Early November All Mackay with minerals interest Undergraduate & Graduate Junior, Senior, Graduate Varies
NVWRA Scholarship Nevada Water Resources Association Early December Hydrogeology Undergraduate & Graduate Any Varies

For more information contact:
Elizabeth Ball
Coordinator of Student Recruitment
LME313a
ball@mines.unr.edu
775-327-2056