Giving to the Department
Department Scholarships, Fellowships and Research Support
Supporting our scholarships is a wonderful way to help the department continue its tradition of excellence. Gifts from alumni provide much needed additional support for students, faculty and infrastructure. Below is a list of several scholarships that regularly need funding.
Jonathan H. Berg Fellowship (Graduate students)
The Jonathan H. Berg Fellowship provide support for the recruitment, retention and reward of outstanding graduate students in NIU's Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences. The fellowship is available to current or incoming graduate students in Geology and Environmental Geosciences.
Brian Fugiel Scholarship (Graduate students)
Scholarship available to graduate students pursuing field studies as part of their thesis or dissertation research.
Samuel S. Goldich Fund (Graduate students)
Fund that supports student research and participation in professional conferences.
Carla Montgomery Graduate Scholarship in Geochemistry (Graduate students)
Scholarship available to graduate students studying geochemistry or applying geochemical principles to solving geological problems.
Carla Montgomery Undergraduate Scholarship in Geology (Undergraduate students)
Scholarship intended to recognize students who have demonstrated a commitment to academic excellence.
Ira Edgar Odom Scholarship (Graduate and Undergraduate students)
Scholarship available to students studying Mineralogy or Petrology.
Eugene C. Perry Scholarship Fund (Undergraduate and Graduate students)
Scholarship to support students working in Latin America, or Latin American or U.S. Latino students pursuing a graduate degree in Geology and Environmental Geosciences.
John R. Young Scholarship (Undergraduate students)
Scholarship available to undergraduate majors in any emphasis in Geology and Environmental Geosciences.