Drew R. and Donna T. Goodbread Geology Scholarship

Established in 2015 through the generosity of alumni, Drew R. and Donna T. Goodbread to provide scholarship support for exceptional Geology SUNY New Paltz students who are sophomores or juniors and majoring in geology. Recipients of the Goodbread Scholarship will be selected by the faculty scholarship committee of the Department of Geology at SUNY New Paltz.

In making its selection, preference will be given to a:
A. Sophomore or junior majoring in one of the Geology department track majors, including General Geology, Secondary Education, Geology, or Environmental Geoscience.
B. Full-time matriculated student attending SUNY New Paltz with an overall GPA of at least 3.25 and Geology coursework grades averaging 3.25.

In addition, a letter of nomination from a Geology faculty member is required. That letter should include an endorsement of the student’s character and potential to succeed in the field. In addition, the letter will confirm that the student has completed foundation courses of Physical Geology (GLG 201) and Mineralogy-Crystallography (GLG 311 ), as well as Historical Geology (GLG 301 ), Petrology (GLG 314), and Stratigraphy-Sedimentation (GLG 331).

The Goodbread Geology Scholarship may be renewable if the existing (juniot) scholarship student enters his/her senior year has continued to maintain the criteria described above – applicants must reapply for the second year to be considered.

varies up to 2000
Geological Science Scholarships, Science and Engineering Scholarships
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please indicate what courses you have completed or will complete within the next year.
    • Courses that I have completed or am presently taking:
    • Courses that I will complete next year: