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Funding & Scholarships

Financial Aid at Utah State University

Utah State University has many avenues for undergraduate students to receive financial aid. Grants, student loans, parent loans, and work study funds are among the many opportunities available for assistance. Check out USU's Financial Aid Office for complete details.

Dominion Energy Scholarship (College of Science)

Dominion Energy scholarships provide assistance to an outstanding science student majoring in computer science, geology, or other physical sciences. Preference is given to students in need of financial aid. The College of Science accepts applications early in the spring semester and has other scholarship opportunities to be found at

Intermountain Power Association Scholarship

IPA scholarships are for junior or senior geology or engineering majors, with preference given to students from USU Eastern and to those who express interest in the study of coal technologies.

IPA scholarships are administered by USU Student Services. Go to the USU AwardSpring website to log in, find, and complete the application. Applications are accepted from January 1 to March 31 each year.

Geology Department Funding Sources

In addition to the univsersity's financial aid program, the Department of Geology has several named scholarships that are awarded on an annual basis to undergraduate students.  Find out more about these by following these links:

John M. Branch Memorial Scholarship
Donald W. Fiesinger Award
Graymont Geology Scholarship
Clyde T. Hardy Memorial Field Camp Scholarship
Peter T. Kolesar Scholarship
Robert Q. Oaks, Jr. Scholarship
David Rider Memorial Scholarship
Thomas A Riemondy Memorial Scholarship
Beryl O. & Tura H. Springer Memorial Scholarship

Undergraduate Scholarship Application — accepted in the Spring Semester, WITH A DEADLINE OF MARCH 1. Please send applications to Dr. Tom Lachmar.

Email Complete Applications To Dr. Tom Lachmar