WIM California Chapter is offering 5 scholarships for 2014. Each scholarship is $2,000.

Women in Mining, California Chapter, seeks scholarship candidates who possess a commitment to obtain an education leading to a degree through a course of study related to mining, geology, engineering or environmental studies.

Applicants must be at least a senior in high school or currently enrolled full time in college. Applicant must currently maintain a 3.0 or higher grade point average. The successful scholarship finalists must provide proof of full time enrollment in secondary education prior to receiving the award. The scholarship grant shall be applied toward the cost of tuition and/or course expenses as selected by the recipient, the amount not to exceed the scholarship grant.

All information must be received by the scholarship committee no later than April 11, 2014. WIM California Chapter scholarship committee will review all completed applications, current official transcripts (internet transcripts are not acceptable), and scholarship essays. The scholarship committee will select recipients and present their decision to the WIM Board of Directors. Following the Board’s approval, all applicants will be notified of the Committee’s decision.

Scholarships are not automatically renewed, but each recipient could be considered for subsequent awards if he/she provides evidence of continued interest in mining, geology, engineering or environmental studies with emphasis in science and/or related fields. Recipient must be in good standing in a program related to a degree. Prior scholarship recipients must reapply annually for consideration.

This scholarship is for California Residents only, they must be a U.S. Citizen, and may attend a College or University outside California.

In order to maintain our 501(c)6 tax exempt status, scholarships shall not be awarded to WIM (Women In Mining) members or their families.

The California Chapter of WIM is an equal opportunity organization.

Scholarship Program


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