Edwin Van Amringe Geology Scholarship

The Edwin V. Van Amringe Memorial Geology Scholarship is awarded annually in honor of the late Professor Edwin V. Van Amringe, with a view to stimulating interest in the field of geology, which he taught and exemplified at Pasadena City College from 1924 to 1956.

Minimum Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Be a declared major in Geology
  2. Shall have achieved outstanding success in the study of geological sciences, with a GPA of 3.5 or higher in geology Courses
  3. Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  4. Shall have a satisfactory overall record in scholar­ship and citizenship;
  5. Shall have completed a minimum of two semesters at Pasadena City College;
  6. Shall normally be, at the time of the award, graduating from Pasadena City College or have other­wise completed the geology curriculum.
  7. Be accepted to and will matriculate to a four-year college university in the academic year following the award, where they will pursue studies in a field where achievement in the geological sciences will be of immediate and lasting value.

Selection Criteria:

  1. Acceptance to (and matriculation to) a four-year institution as a geology major in the academic year following the award. Demonstration thereof in the form of an acceptance letter required prior to the release of funds.
  2. Overall GPA in related fields (STEM)
  3. Performance in advanced Geology Courses (Geology 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, and 30x)
  4. Extracurricular activities in Geology

Edwin Van Amringe Memorial Geology Scholarship Fund
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you transferring to a four-year institution in the fall, and if so, where, and what is your intended major?
  2. Are you returning to Pasadena City College in the fall of the year of the award, and if so, what is your major at PCC?
  3. What geology courses have you completed by the end of this spring, and what is your GPA in those courses?
  4. What is your current GPA at Pasadena City College?
  5. Which geology course or courses are you taking this spring, taught by whom?
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