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PBGS Scholarship



This fund was established honoring the 75th anniversary of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, the parent society of the Permian Basin Geophysical Society. This fund provides college scholarships to students pursuing a degree in the field of geophysics or the other geosciences with preference given to students either from the Permian Basin or attending college in the Permian Basin.

You can apply through the Permian Basin Area Foundation, which administers the scholarship fund on behalf of PBGS. Permian Basin Area Foundation  scholarship information can be found at: http://www.pbaf.org/scholarships/.   To sign up or sign-in: https://pbaf.academicworks.com/users/sign_up .


2014 – 2015 Recipients    Total Awards:                $19,000

  • Denine Calvin,  San Angelo, TX    $2,000
    Angelo State University; Geosciences
  • Kathleen Gates, Lubbock, TX        $1,000
    Texas Tech; Geology
  • Veronica Guzman, Katy, TX           $2,000 
    University of Houston; Geophysics
  • Qifan Liu,      China                        $2,000
    Texas A&M; Geophysics
  • Brady Lujan, Monahans, TX           $4,000
    University of Texas of the Permian Basin; Geology
  • Mikayla Story, Dayton, NV            $2,000
    University of Nevada, Reno; Geophysics
  • Trudy Watkins,  Cypress, TX         $2,000
    LSU; Geosciences
  • Jack Womble, Andover, KS            $2,000
    Missouri University of Science & Technology; Petroleum Engineering
  • Zhenchen Zou, Houston, TX            $2,000
    Rice University; Geophysics

 

Dawson Geophysical Scholarship


This fund was established on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Dawson Geophysical Company in honor of the company and its founder, L. Decker Dawson. This fund provides college scholarships to area high school students pursuing a degree in the study of geophysics. PBGS stewards this scholarship.

You can apply through the Permian Basin Area Foundation, which administers the scholarship fund on behalf of PBGS. Permian Basin Area Foundation  scholarship information can be found at: http://www.pbaf.org/scholarships/.   To sign up or sign-in: https://pbaf.academicworks.com/users/sign_up .



2014 – 2015 Recipients   Total Awards            $15,000

  • Thawng Bik, Midland, TX                $4,000
    UTPB, Petroleum Geology                            
  • Levi Bryand, Stanton, TX               $4,000
    Midland College, Geology, Mechanical Engineering 
  • Zachary Byers, Midland, TX           $3,000
    Texas Tech; Geology                       
  • Matthew Hansen, Odessa , TX       $1,000                  
    UTPB; Engineering
  • Amber Langford, Stanton, TX         $2000  
    Midland College/UTPB; Geosciences
  • Josue Rodriguez, Stanton, TX         $1,000
    Angelo State University; Geoscience

       

SEG Scholarship


In addition to our PBGS scholarships, the PBGS contributes to the SEG scholarship fund each year in the name and honor of L. Decker Dawson and C. Newton Page. These are awarded thru the SEG and applications for SEG scholarships are made thru the SEG Student and Early Career Department (SEG Foundation).