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Gus Archie Undergraduate Scholarship Program for Petroleum Engineering Students 2018/2019


Each year the Society of Petroleum Engineers – SPE – Foundation, through the SPE Section Scholarship Support Program, as well as with individual candidates, awards the Gus Archie Memorial Scholarship to the most outstanding student preparing to attend university to pursue an Undergraduate Degree in Petroleum Engineering. The Gus Archie Memorial Scholarship is supported by the Archie Fund of the Society of Petroleum Engineers – SPE – Foundation.

Application Deadline: 15th April, 2018

Eligible Countries: Countries included in the SPE Region list (See in link below)

Field of Study: The Gus Archie Scholarship is restricted to first-year petroleum engineering students ONLY.

Type: Undergraduate

Eligibility: This is a merit based scholarship. Recipients are typically in the top 3% in both class ranking and standardized test scores.

  • Must intend to enroll in petroleum engineering in a recognized university program according to your country or region, leading to an undergraduate degree in petroleum engineering
  • Must become an SPE member once eligible
  • Comply with sanction policy (see in link below)
  • Complete the electronic application submission process

Only applications submitted via the link provided will be accepted. Applications received in any other format will not be eligible.

If awarded, each semester, you must:

  • Be enrolled in a petroleum engineering class by the beginning of the second year of university
  • Remain in petroleum engineering degree program
  • Maintain at least 2/3 of a full academic load
  • Have and maintain a satisfactory average of scores/marks for the current semester and cumulative total

Number of Awardees: 1

Value of Scholarship:  USD 5,000 per year

Duration of Scholarship:  four years

How to Apply: 

  • Submit the online application form by noon CDT (UTC-5) on 15 April.
  • You must submit at least one recommendation and documentation for entry exams (if applicable).

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Foundation

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