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Camp Davis Financial Aid

U-M College of LS&A Financial Aid

U-M College of LS&A Financial Aid: The College of LS&A provides financial support for spring and summer terms to qualified LSA students who have demonstrated financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid. This application process is separate from the Dept. of E&ES Grant program, and the U-M Office of Financial Aid. To apply visit the LS&A Spring and/or Summer Scholarship Program website and complete the applicaiton process.

Dept. of Earth & Environmental Science Grant In Aid

Earth & Environmental Sciences Grants:  The dept. of EE&S distributes funds each summer to student applicants based on both need and merit. Interested students should fill out our online Financial Aid Form to apply.  Application deadline is Febuary 15th, and students will receive award notifications via email on or before March 1st.  Students my us have a FAFSA on file with the U-M Office of Financial Aid to be eligible. Guest Students and International Students are not eligible at this time. Students requesting hardship assistance with the Camp Davis deposit should contact the Camp Davis office directly at

U-M Office of Financial Aid

U-M Office of Financial Aid: Interested University of Michigan students are encouraged to apply directly for financial aid through the U-M Fin-Aid Office Spring/Summer program. This application process is separate from the Dept. of E&ES Grant program and the College of LS&A. Unfortunately, guest students are not eligible for E&ES Grants and U-M Fin-Aid.

Program in the Environnment Financial Aid

U-M PITE Financial Aid: The PITE department has funding available for qualifying PITE students. Please visit thier website for more information. 

Scholarships and Grants

Below are some resources for field camp scholarships. Please note that the general
timeframe for application deadlines is listed; please look at the webpage for each
scholarship to find the specific due date for any given year.

Also note that membership in some of the relevant societies is required to apply for
the scholarships; please don’t wait until the last minute to research these
scholarships and their requirements.

American Women in Geosciences (mid-February)
AWG Crawford Field Camp Scholarships – Two $500 scholarships

American Institute of Professional Geologists (mid-February)
AIPG National Scholarship Program – Four $1000 scholarships

National Association of Geoscience Teachers (mid-February)
NAGT Scholarships for Field Study – Several $500 scholarships

Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists (early February)
Beardsley-Kuper Field Camp Scholarship Fund – Two scholarships up to $3500

Geological Society of America (early February)
GSA/ExxonMobil Field Camp Scholar Award – 17 $2000 scholarships

Society of Exploration Geophysicists (by end of March)
SEG Foundation Fellowships – 500 scholarships from $500 - $14,000
Not field camp specific

AAPG Foundation (mid-May)
L. Austin Weeks Undergraduate Grant Program – $500
Not field camp specific