he American Geosciences Institute’s New Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship for Women

The American Geosciences Institute’s New Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship for Women

Alexandria, VA – The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is accepting
applications for the new Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship for the 2013-2014
academic year. The scholarship will be awarded to a thesis-based, full time
female student pursuing either a Master’s or a Doctoral degree in the
geosciences, and must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. The Harriet
Evelyn Wallace Scholarship is merit-based, and applicants will be evaluated on
the probability of successfully completing their geoscience graduate program and
transitioning into the geoscience workforce following graduation.

The Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholar will receive $5,000 for her first scholarship
year, and will be eligible for a second year scholarship of $5,000 upon
successful completion of her first year. For more information about the
scholarship and how to apply, please visit our website at:
www.agiweb.org/scholarships/wallace/.

Additionally, AGI will be passing out promotional materials with more
information about the scholarship and how to apply at the Geological Society of
America annual meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina, November 4-7, 2012. Please
visit AGI’s booth (#940) to talk with the scholarship coordinator and learn
more.

The American Geosciences Institute is a nonprofit federation of geoscientific
and professional associations that represents more than 250,000 geologists,
geophysicists and other earth scientists. Founded in 1948, AGI provides
information services to geoscientists, serves as a voice of shared interests in
the profession, plays a major role in strengthening geoscience education, and
strives to increase public awareness of the vital role the geosciences play in
society’s use of resources, resiliency to natural hazards, and interaction with
the environment.

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