Incoming and current petroleum services students are eligible for a variety of local, state and national scholarships. In addition, many petroleum industry companies offer financial assistance to their current employees who pursue a degree and seek to advance in their job rank.
Nicholls offers the following scholarships to petroleum services students:
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF DRILLING ENGINEERS SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time Petroleum Services and/or Safety Technology student. Visit the following link for available scholarship application and guidelines.
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF SAFETY ENGINEERS offers a number of scholarships each year to students enrolled in safety degree programs. Download 2011 List of Awards ASSE FOUNDATION. Visit the Award Program Web site.
HOUMA CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN PETROLEUM INSTITUTION SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student of sophomore status. First priority will be given to engineering technology majors for $250 per regular semester. The recipient must be a graduate of one of the high schools of Terrebonne or Lafourche Parish and must hold no other scholarship, unless approved by the Board of Directors of the Houma Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute. The recipient must maintain at least a 2.5 grade point average on all work at Nicholls to retain the scholarship. Need, personality, purpose and leadership are considered.
SOCIETY OF PETROLEUM ENGINEERS SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to full time Petroleum Services and/or Safety Technology students based on specific award criteria and scholarship availability. Visit the following link for available scholarship application and guidlines.
SPE National http://www.spe.org/career/univ_prog/
New Orleans Delta Section http://www.spe-delta.org/display.asp?keyPageID=65&page=scholarshipinformation
Students are encouraged to visit the Office of Financial Aid for more scholarship information.