Joseph F. and Martha P. Nelson Scholarship

Available to Earth sciences majors.

Bruno C. Petsch Honorarium

This scholarship is awarded to students who have an interest in the Earth sciences, possess leadership ability, show interest in scholarly pursuit and are enrolled in upper division courses in Earth sciences or possess a baccalaureate degree in geology or Earth sciences. The student must perform services for the department in support of teaching and/or research. This honorarium may be awarded more than once to the same student. The dean of the College of Arts & Sciences and two members of the Earth sciences faculty will select the recipients.

E.P. Rothrock Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Earth sciences and having demonstrated superior scholastic abilities in this field. The chair or director of the Earth sciences program and/or faculty they select will determine the number of recipients and the monetary value of the scholarship.

Freshman Scholarships

For freshman scholarships see Financial Aid.

For more information about any of these scholarships, email earthsciences@usd.edu.