Scholarships

The Oxnard Gem & Mineral Society grants two Scholarships annually:  The Ray Meisenheimer Scholarship to Oxnard College Students and the Lois and Bill Allmen Memorial Scholarship to California State University Channel Islands Students.

The Ray Meisenheimer Scholarship Criteria
1. Full-time student at Oxnard College.
2. Have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
3. Pursuing a certificate or degree in Geology; Environmental Studies; Coastal Environmental Studies; Oceanography; Geography or Physical Science.
4. The recipient of The Ray Meisenheimer Scholarship will be selected from qualified candidates nominated by the Oxnard College Foundation. The Scholarship will be distributed to the awardee according the Foundation's normal scholarship policies.

Oxnard College Application is Due February 28, 2017.  Info available here

The Lois and Bill Allmen Memorial Scholarship Criteria
1. Student studying any earth science including but not limited to Environmental Science and Resource Management.
2. Have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
3. Regardless of the student's present major the student may qualify if going onto graduate school to study the earth sciences.  This information must be declared in advance of applying for this scholarship.
4. The recipient of The Lois & Bill Allmen Scholarship will be selected from qualified candidates nominated by the CSU Channel Islands Foundation. The Scholarship will be distributed to the awardee according the Foundation's normal scholarship policies.

CSU Scholarship Application is Due March 2, 2017.  Info Available here