The Montana Geological Society (MGS) promotes interest and research in geology and allied sciences by providing financial assistance for up to two student dissertation, thesis, or senior projects involving Montana geology and by providing a venue for students to present their work to geology professionals in Montana.
The MGS Scholarship has been awarded to students annually since 2012. Up to two scholarships, one for $2,000, and one for $1,000, may be awarded each year to the most qualified applicants. All projects are reviewed by a committee composed of Officers and Board Members of the MGS. Awards are made based on project merit, difficulty, and innovation appropriate for the applicant’s educational level.
The application period for the 2023-2024 Scholarship is now open. Please click here to download the application. Applications are due February 28, 2024.