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Scholarships and Internships

Current Students

OU's Centralized Academic Scholarship Hub covers all of CPSGG's undergraduate scholarships. Applications become available on October 1 of each academic year. Scholarship applications are due on February 1 and are not considered complete until all the requested materials have been submitted.

Incoming Freshman

Incoming freshman can apply for scholarships by completing the Incoming Freshman Scholarship Application.

Submission Deadline: March 1

Undergraduate Scholarships

Scholarship Program Requirements

To be eligible for a School of Geology and Geophysics Scholarship:

  • Maintain at least a cumulative 3.00 grade point average each semester at OU.
  • Formally declare your major in Geology or Geophysics (a form is available in the MCEE Student Services, P110 Sarkeys Energy Center).
  • Enroll in at least one regular, letter-graded Geology or Geophysics class a semester.
  • Complete GEOL 1114 by the end of your freshman year.
  • Maintain full time student status. The School of Geology and Geophysics must approve any departure from the appropriate curriculum sheet.
  • Enroll and participate in the School’s colloquium course, GEOL 4970 001 (l credit hour), each semester.
  • Write a letter of acknowledgment to the corporate or individual donors of your scholarship funds.
  • Attend each semester’s Alumni Advisory Council luncheon and related functions, and participate as much as possible in the School’s extracurricular activities.

To earn continued support from the School of Geology and Geophysics:

  • Complete the Scholarship application through CASH each year.
  • Maintain at least a cumulative 3.00 grade point average each semester at OU.
  • Maintain satisfactory progress toward your degree completion.


A large number of oil and gas companies recruit direclty through the School of Geology and Geophysics. As a current graduate or senior-level undergraduate student interested in internship positions with a company, you should have your resume on file with the main office.  Most company visits are in early Fall. The schedule for company visits and instructions for interview sign-ups are posted in the main office (SEC 710) during fall recruitment.

Also check out the Spring Expo for additional opportunities.