Scholarships

AISES offers a universe of opportunities to students! Our students choose to move fiercely forward in their educational journeys by learning and acquiring new skills that will help them in meeting the ever-changing STEM needs of our communities.

At AISES, we invest more than just scholarship support into our students; we are investing confidence, trust and a large community of support and encouragement for our students. Year after year, our AISES scholars bring potential and limitless possibilities for the future of STEM, each working towards advancing his or her opportunities in STEM career fields.

Among our current and past scholarship programs, sponsors have included Google, Intel, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and many others. Information for scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year will be available soon. To ensure you receive notification of all upcoming scholarship opportunities, please be sure you sign-up for informational updates and our monthly newsletter here

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Open Scholarships

Through this valuable new partnership, CFedS will offer five (5) scholarships, valued at $1,200 each.  Scholarship applicants must be current AISES members or must become members within 30 days of award.  Applications are only accepted via the online AISES Scholarship platform.  These scholarships will cover the costs of the CFedS training material, which is comprised of video lectures, exercises, web problems and web courses, a pre-printed Study Guide, as well as related fees for the examination and certification. Participants have access to a training coordinator throughout the course and will have two years or three attempts at the successful completion of examination, whichever comes first.

Due Date: April 16, 2016

AISES and ExxonMobil have teamed up to establish a new scholarship opportunity, the AISES ExxonMobil Geosciences Scholarships Program.  Through ExxonMobil’s generous support, AISES is offering up to ten (10) $3,000 scholarships in the 2016- 17 academic year to assist students pursuing degrees in the geosciences in financing field work and research.  Scholarships are intended to directly support geology mapping / geological field based analysis, or geophysical fieldwork.