Scholarships & Awards

The Department and the College of Science offer a number of scholarship opportunities for students studying Environmental Science and Geology. It is good to see our students recognized for their hard work and scholarship. Congratulations!

Geology Annual Scholarship

The faculty award a $500 scholarship for the outstanding student studying geology.

  • 2008-09: Anthony Earls & Jacob Wilcox
  • 2007-08: Jacob Fink, Kevin Geipel, Amanda Truman, Cynthia Burt
  • 2006-07: Zhi Chao Lei
  • 2005-06: Ryan Fay
  • 2004-05: Daniel Rybczynski
  • 2003-04: Stephanie Davi and Karen Emery
  • 2002-03: Tasha Van Wynsberghe
  • 2001-02: Atosa Abedini, Karen Emery, Michelle Evans
  • 2000-01: Brian Dreyer & Shawn Hanson
  • 1999-2000: Brian Dreyer & John Petroff
  • 1998-99: Louis Damerell, Kelly Dorsey & Jeremy Quick
  • 1997-98: Heather Marshall

Castro Valley Mineral & Gem Society Scholarship

The Castro Valley Mineral & Gem Society generously provides two $500 scholarships for outstanding students studying mineralogy and petrology.

  • 2008-09: Anthony Earls & Kevin Geipel
  • 2007-08: Cynthia Burt & Suzanne Nase
  • 2006-07: Erica Brown & Ralph Thomas
  • 2005-06: Elaine Smith & Christine Miller
  • 2004-05: Stephanie Davi and Daniel Rybczynski
  • 2003-04: Carlin Dare and Greg Munsell
  • 2002-03: Dana Long and Karen Emery
  • 2001-02: Rachelle Dunn and Ted Mazzoli
  • 2000-01: Cara Conticello-Miller & Shawn Hanson
  • 1999-2000: Jeremy Quick & Simon Tregurtha
  • 1998-99: Luis Damerell & Jake Henry

Livermore Lithofiles Award

The Livermore Lithofiles provides a Brunton Compass to the most outstanding student studying Structural Geology and Field Methods.

  • 2006: Zhi Chao Lei & Elaine Smith
  • 2004: Scott Chandler
  • 2003: Dana Long
  • 2002: Rachelle Dunn
  • 2001: Ted Mazzoli
  • 2000: John Petroff
  • 1999: Louis Damerell & Michael Kenney
  • 1998: Andrew Osborne

East Bay Mineral Society Scholarship

A generous endowment from the East Bay Mineral Society permits us to award one $1000 scholarship to the outstanding student studying mineralogy and petrology.

  • 2009: Anthony Earls
  • 2008: Rachel Sultan
  • 2007: Erica Brown
  • 2006: Elaine Smith
  • 2005: Stephanie Davi
  • 2004: Carlin Dare

AWG Award

The Association for Women Geoscientists presents an annual award for the most outstanding female geologist.

  • 2009: Suzanne Nase
  • 2006: Michelle Evans
  • 2005: Stephanie Davi
  • 2004: Dana Long
  • 2003: Karen Emery
  • 2002: Michelle Trudeau

Harrington Award

This award was established to honor University Theses of the highest quality. Winners from the Department of Earth Environmental Sciences include

  • 2010: Atosa Abendini
  • 2007: Lora Teitler
  • 2006: Predrag Stevanovic
  • 2005: Mindy Kimball
  • 2004: Tom Butler
  • 2000: Bruce Pauley
  • 1999: Richard Klinck
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