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Mailing Address​​​​​​: MBGS P.O. Box 14044 Lansing, Mi 48901-4044

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Michigan Basin Geological Society Geology Student Scholarships

MBGS gives scholarships to Geology students conducting graduate geological research related to Michigan geology. Application are due by April 1, 2017

Past Scholarship Award Recipients

Candidates should complete the attached scholarship application form (either by hand or entered into the Word document), print and sign and then submit via email to: john.a.yellich@wmich.edu with subject line: MBGS Scholarship 2017.  Applications will be accepted no later than April 1, 2017.  If you or your students have any questions email: john.a.yellich@wmich.edu 

.."thanks for the MBGS $500 scholarship, this alllowed me to collelct and analyze  4 more samples which were critical to my thesis work..." Joe Geologist  MSU, 2015

2016

$500 to Matthew Rine of Western Michigan University for his research regarding chronostratigraphic relationships of Niagaran and Lower Salina units.  

  

$500 to Cassandra Javor of Michigan Technological University for her research regarding the study of the preservation of Arch Rock on Mackinac Island.  

 2014 MBGS Vice President – Luke Dewig,
MBGS Scholarship Recipient – Kyle J. Cox, MBGS
Treasurer – Thomas Hoane

2014

$1000 to Kyle J. Cox of Western Michigan University for his research regarding Anomalous Thermal Indicators from Authigenic Minerals in Upper Paleozoic Strata of the Michigan Basin

 

$1000 to Kirk A Wagenvelt of Western Michigan University for his research regarding Geologic Controls on Forced Thermal Maturation in the Paleozoic, Michigan Basin, USA

$500 to Matthew J. Rine of Western Michigan University for his research regarding Evaluating the Sequence Stratigraphic Relationships, Lithofacies and Petrophysical Properties of the Silurian (Niagaran) Reefs for the Purpose of Carbon Sequestration and Enhanced Oil Recovery in the Michigan Basin

$500 to Frank R. Sattler of Western Michigan University for his research regarding Lithologic Properties of the Upper Ordovician Utica Shale, Michigan Basin, USA: A Geological
Characterization and Resource assessment