Scholarships

Norman H. Foster Memorial Scholarship for research in applied petroleum geology

The Norman H. Foster Memorial scholarship is awarded to a graduate student at an accredited college or university who can demonstrate the ability and intent to utilize various exploration techniques to locate structural and/or stratigraphic accumulations of oil and gas.  Innovative research with the addition of fieldwork and/or subsurface data will be given special consideration. The scholarship was created in memory of Norm Foster who was one of RMAG’s most prestigious members, a leader in the Denver geologic community, an outstanding and successful explorer, and a highly respected member of local and national organizations.

The 2022 Norman H. Foster Memorial Scholarship was awarded to:

Luis Carlos Escobar Arenas, MS student, Colorado State University
“Surface-based modeling of 3D architectural elements controlled by near wellbore modeling”