U-M College of LS&A Financial Aid
U-M College of LSA Financial Aid: The College of LSA 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 EES Grant program, and the U-M Office of Financial Aid. To apply visit the LSA Spring and/or Summer Scholarship Program website and complete the application process. Deadline is April 7 each year.
Dept. of Earth & Environmental Science Grant In Aid
Earth & Environmental Sciences Grants: The dept. of EES 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 Feburary 15, and students will receive award notifications via email on or before March 15. Students must 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.
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 EES Grant program and the College of LSA. Unfortunately, guest students are not eligible for EES Grants and U-M Fin-Aid. Students should apply between Feburary 1 and July 31 each year. The earlier the better.
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.
External 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 $750 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 – appx fifteen $750 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 Field Camp Scholar Award – multiple $2000 scholarships
Society of Exploration Geophysicists (March 1st)
SEG Foundation Fellowships – many scholarships from $500 - $10,000
Not field camp specific
AAPG Foundation (mid-March)
L. Austin Weeks Undergraduate Grant Program – $500
Not field camp specific