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David E. Lumley Young Scientist Scholarship
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Career Stage
Student
Award Type
Scholarship
Of Note
Application process
Submission Window
April - August

Supporting Students with Interests in Environmental Science and Energy

The David E. Lumley Young Scientist Scholarship for Energy and Environmental Science is for high school and undergraduate students with an interest in environmental science and energy. Its purpose is to inspire today’s young minds to work on problems of global importance in both the energy and environmental sectors of industry and academia.

Honor Benefits
Recipients receive the following:

  • A $1,000 college scholarship
  • A $500 grant to support participation (in-person or virtual) in AGU's Annual Meeting 

Criteria for a Successful Application

To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must:
  • Be the first author of a paper on energy or environmental science research that will be presented at AGU’s Fall Meeting
  • Be enrolled in high school or undergraduate studies
  • Be interested in exploring or pursuing a career in energy and environmental science
  • Submit an abstract before submitting the scholarship application
  • Include a personal statement in your application describing how the scholarship will further your career goals
  • Include a recommendation letter from a professor or research advisor

Eligibility

Applicant
The applicant must:
  • be enrolled in high school or undergraduate studies 
  • be interested in exploring or pursuing a career in energy and environmental science
  • submit an abstract before submitting the scholarship application  
All Parties
Must be in compliance with AGU's professional conduct policy.
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