Scholarships

Philip J. McKenna Memorial Scholarship For a Rising Senior Geology Major at Colorado College

The Philip J. McKenna Memorial Scholarship is given to a Colorado College geology major to support geologic studies in the Rocky Mountain region and to reward excellence in geologic achievement. The recipient is nominated by the faculty at Colorado College. This scholarship was nominated by Colorado College Geology Department faculty.  This scholarship was established by Don and Elizabeth McKenna in honor of their father and husband, respectively.  Philip McKenna was a geology major at Colorado College, served as President of RMAG in 1984, received the Distinguished Service Award in 1986, became an Honorary Member in 1989, and was named the Outstanding Explorer by RMAG in 1991.

The 2022 Philip J. McKenna Memorial Scholarship was awarded to:

Spencer Shaw, Colorado College
“Investigating Flow Regime Changes on Channel Morphodynamics, Fountain Creek, Colorado”

Nominated by Faculty