The Nico van Wingen Memorial Graduate Fellowship in petroleum engineering is supported by the Nico van Wingen fund of the SPE Foundation. All award recipients are nominated by the SPE Student Chapter Faculty Advisor or Department Chair. Up to two awards are given in the amount of USD 5,000 each per year.
Must be an SPE member at an official student chapter
Must be at the Ph.D. level
Must intend to pursue a career in academia
If awarded, recipients must submit annual confirmation from advisor showing progress and a justification for renewal.
Comply with sanction policy
SPE Student Chapter Faculty Advisor or Department Chair must:
Submit your nomination by filling out the online nomination form. After completing the nomination form, you will receive an electronic confirmation. Your nominee will be contacted by email with a link to complete an online application.
The nominee must:
Use the link provided in the email to complete and submit the online application.
Gather, scan and upload official transcripts for all institutions attended, two letters of recommendation and a resume.
Submit all documents electronically by 1 November.
Year of Need: 3rd Year Grad, Beyond 3rd Year Grad,
Num Awards: 2
Min Award: Varies
Max Award: 5,000
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