AGI Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship - female students in the geosciences

Dear Colleagues,

The American Geosciences Institute would like to announce that the Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship is now open for applications! The scholarship is available for female students pursuing a Master’s or Doctoral degree at an accredited institution of higher education in a recognized geoscience program. Each scholarship award is $5,000.

One Master’s candidate and one Doctoral candidate will be selected for the 2021-2022 scholarship cycle. Applicants may either be entering graduate school or already enrolled in a graduate program in the geosciences. We strongly encourage incoming Master’s students to apply. Successful applicants will be thesis-based, full-time students and must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. The application deadline for the 2021-2022 academic year is February 7th, 2021.

For more information and to encourage your students to apply, please visit the Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship webpage .

Please send any inquiries to Christopher Keane, the scholarship coordinator, at

We look forward to reviewing your students’ applications!


Christopher Keane
Director, Geoscience Profession and Higher Education
American Geosciences Institute