Posted: Feb 24, 2012 8:53 AM by News
Lafayette, La. - The Lafayette chapter of the Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists (SIPES) will grant two scholarships this year through its Fund at Community Foundation of Acadiana (CFA), the Jack Shirley Memorial SIPES Scholarship Fund. The application is open to students in Geology, Geophysics, Petroleum Engineering or a closely related field. Students from any university in North America with ties to the Acadiana area may apply.
Jack Shirley was the National SIPES Convention Chairman in 2002. Under his leadership the Lafayette Chapter of SIPES was able to serve as the host city for the convention. The Fund at CFA was established by the Lafayette Chapter of SIPES in order to memorialize the work of Jack Shirley.
Applications are now available. For more info please visit SIPES.org.