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Student University Bursaries, Grants and Awards for Young Professionals

One of the key aims of the London Petrophysical Society is to promote for the public benefit, education and knowledge in the scientific and technical aspects of formation evaluation. In order to achieve these aims, the LPS provides financial support to students, Universities and Young Professionals through two schemes.

Financial support  in the form of Bursaries for students, and Grants for students and university departments is provided through the Iain Hillier Academic Award Scheme. The scheme is named after Iain Hillier, who served on the LPS committee for many years and made an outstanding contribution to its work.

Young Professionals entering or early in their careers in the industry are recognised under the Dick Woodhouse to Young Professionals. The award encourages the pursuit of excellence in young professional petrophysicists to celebrate the outstanding contribution that Dick made to our industry during his 45 year career.

Iain Hillier Academic Award Scheme

The Iain Hillier Academic Award Scheme is named after Iain Hillier, who served on the LPS committee for many years and made an outstanding contribution to it’s work.

Applicants should be a member of the London Petrophysical Society and ideally will also have attended/participated in LPS events.

Deadline 1st May & 1st November

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The Dick Woodhouse Award to Young Professionals

The Dick Woodhouse Award to Young Professionals aims to encourage the pursuit of excellence in young professional petrophysicists and other geoscientists involved in formation evaluation. To celebrate the outstanding contribution that Dick made to our industry during his 45 year career.

Applicants should be industry professionals with up to three years industry experience; or researchers (but not MSc or PhD students as they are covered by the Iain Hillier award scheme).

Deadline 1st May

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SPWLA Student Scholarship and Grant

The Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts Foundation provides financial assistance to eligible and qualified recipients pursuing a degree program related to oil, gas, or other mineral formation evaluation.

Scholarships are available for undergraduate students and are awarded on a competitive basis which takes into account academic achievement, career objectives, and financial need.

Grants are available for graduate students as well as faculty members to support research studies and educational projects related to formation evaluation and are awarded on a competitive basis.

Deadline 1st April

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Supporting Scottish Universities and students

Our colleagues in the Aberdeen Formation Evaluation Society do wonderful work in supporting Scottish Universities and students, please see their website www.afes.org.uk.

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