The Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship is available to all women pursuing a Master’s or Doctoral degree during the 2023-24 academic year in the geosciences at an accredited U.S. institution of higher education in a recognized geoscience program. Successful applicants will be thesis-based, full time students and due to the nature of the position, each applicant must either be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. If selected, the new Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholar will be subject to verification of U.S. citizenship or residency status. Applicants must also be a member of at least one of AGI’s Member Societies.
Submission Deadline: 2 April 2024
All materials must be submitted via email combined as a SINGLE PDF file.
Use the application word file
Complete all sections of the formal application for the scholarship, including:
- Name, program/department, expected graduation, and contact information.
- List AGI member societies to which you are a member, and include your membership identification number for each.
- A strict 500-word limit abstract about your research interests in graduate school, why you can accomplish that research and what impact it will have on the geoscience community.
- A strict 500-word limit personal statement about your non-academic interests. What roles do your passions, hobbies, employment, or other activities have in your life? Why are they important to you? How do these additional items make you a competitive applicant for the Wallace Scholarship?
- Curriculum Vitae (not resume), including short descriptions of any geoscience, technology, academic, professional development or applicable extracurricular activities. Please do not include descriptions of courses or coursework.
- (Unofficial) Undergraduate Academic Transcript(s).
- (Unofficial) Graduate Academic Transcript(s) and/or Graduate Acceptance Letters
Name the combined PDF as: LastnameFirstName-Wallace.pdf
EMail the entire package as an attachment to: email@example.com, with the subject line: “LastName, FirstName - Wallace”.
Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.
Your materials will be reviewed by an external committee of expert geoscientists from the academic, government, non-profit, and industry sectors. They will review the applications for rigor, clarity, scientific content, methods for conducting research, current and potential contributions to the profession, and career potential.
A final decision of the committee is expected by 15 May.