Awards & Scholarships

The Department of Geology and Environmental Science offers a number of awards and scholarships to students. Please click on each award or scholarship below for a complete description and a list of past recipients. 

 

If you would like to make a contribution to one of these awards or scholarships, simply click on a GIVE NOW button to be redirected to JMU's Online Giving website, or you may contact Bill McAnulty, JMU Development Officer.  

 

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small round give now buttonThe Alison MacDonald-Doherty Scholarship
             For outstanding undergraduate research in Geology and Environmental Science


small round give now buttonThe Catherine King-Frazier Scholarship
              In recognition of outstanding achievement in academics by the most promising new major


small round give now buttonThe Cullen Sherwood Scholarship
             In recognition of a commitment to pursuing a geology focused career


small round give now buttonThe Dr. Roddy V. Amenta Memorial Scholarship Endowment
             In recognition of an outstanding undergraduate scholar in the Dept. of Geology and Environmental Science


small round give now buttonThe Wilbur T. Harnsberger Field Geology Scholarship
             Partial support of field course tuition for an outstanding Geology major


small round give now buttonThe William Frangos Memorial Endowment
             In recognition of excellence in geophysics and quantitative environmental science


small round give now buttonField Course Scholarship
             Established by a JMU Geology alumnus and an industry partner to partially defray costs for a JMU Geology              or Earth Science major attending a summer field course


             The W. Cullen Sherwood Outstanding Senior Award
             Presented to a graduating Geology major who has demonstrated outstanding academic acheivement


             The F. Howard Campbell Outstanding Senior Award
             Presented to a graduating Earth Science major who has demonstrated outstanding academic acheivement


             The Most Promising Earth Science Teacher Award
             Presented to a Geology or Earth Science major minoring in Secondary Education


             The Philip R. Cosminsky Award
             In appreciation of outstanding service and dedication to the Department


             The W. A. Tarr Award
             In recognition of the award given by the Eta Nu Chapter of Sigma Gamma Epsilon for meritorious work in              the Earth Sciences