Scholarships and Applications

Michael S. Johnson Scholarship

2019 AWARD YEAR

One Scholarship for $3,000

During 2019, The Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists Foundation will grant an award for $3,000 to a graduate student undertaking geoscience research in the states of CO, ND, SD, MT, WY, NE, and UT.  Students do not have to reside in one of those states. The scholarship is founded on a generous gift to the Foundation by Michael S. Johnson, a well-known and long-time geologist in the Denver area, who is active professionally both in the Rocky Mountains and internationally.

The RMAG Foundation will use the following criteria to select a recipient:

  • Relevance of the student’s research to Middle and Northern Rocky Mountains geology
  • Academic achievements
  • Economic need
  • Faculty references or contacts

Applications for the RMAG Foundation Graduate Student Award must be submitted electronically and must include:

  • A thesis proposal (two pages or less) with financial support and needs listed
  • A resume with GPA and GRE information
  • A schedule for completing stages in, and completion of the research
  • Recommendation letter from appropriate faculty advisor

Trustees of the Foundation will make the final selection.

Application deadline is January 15, 2019

The recipient and one other person selected by the recipient, will be guests of the Foundation at a monthly luncheon meeting of the Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists during the spring of 2019. A short presentation will be made to the recipient during the meeting. The RMAG Foundation is unable to pay for transportation or accommodation costs to attend the luncheon meeting.

Submit Application Online

Michael S. Johnson Scholarship Application 2019

Please Attach:

  1. A thesis proposal (two pages or less) with financial support and needs listed.
  2. A resume with GPA and GRE information.
  3. A schedule for completing stages in, and completion of the research.
  4. Recommendation letter from appropriate faculty advisor.

Please complete the above application form and submit with attachments by January 15, 2019.