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Numerous scholarships are available for degrees in the energy industry worldwide. Check out the following organizations to see details on the funds they have available.

Petroleum Engineering Scholarships – Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) scholarship funds are available from many sources for students interested in pursuing careers in the oil and gas industry. Scholarships are offered throughout the world by SPE, the SPE Foundation, local SPE sections, and others.


Geology Scholarships and Grants - Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists (AEG)
The AEG Foundation is dedicated to advancing research, education, and public awareness in the field of engineering geology and the related fields of environmental geology and hydrogeology. The programs of the Foundation are supported by public and corporate donations and by bequests.  The AEG Foundation manages ten funds including four scholarships.

Mechanical Engineering Scholarships – American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
ASME offers several scholarship and financial support opportunities for students pursuing degrees in mechanical engineering.

Nuclear Engineering Scholarships – American Nuclear Society (ANS)
ANS plays an important role in helping students complete their post-high school education and prepare for careers in nuclear science and technology (NS&T).  More than 20 scholarships named after pioneers and leaders in NS&T and other general scholarships are awarded each year to students with outstanding academic credentials.