Amy Shelton and V. H. McNutt Presidental Endowed Scholarship

The Amy Shelton and V.H. McNutt President Endowed Scholarship
Opportunity: Spring 2024
Application Deadline Extended to: March 12, 2024


  • Must be a major in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
  • Currently enrolled as a full-time student – undergraduate 12-hours, graduate 9-hours in the Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences. Exceptions to full-time requirement may be made for students in their final term before graduation, for
    which a less-than-half-time course load will enable the students to complete the degree requirements.
  • GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

The Amy Shelton and V.H. McNutt Presidential Endowed Scholarship was established to support the University of Texas at San Antonio in its quest for excellence in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at both the undergraduate and the graduate level. It has been funded by both the V. H. McNutt Memorial Foundation and the Amy Shelton McNutt Charitable Trust. The Scholarship honors Amy Shelton and V.H. McNutt for their science leadership and entrepreneurial excellence. The McNutt’s demonstrated their commitment to higher education and their community throughout their lifetimes. Vachel H. McNutt was a pioneer petroleum and mining geologist, and, in fact, was most famous for his discovery in 1925 of the first commercial potash deposits in this country in southeastern New Mexico.

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