CHARITABLE DONATIONS PRIORITES:
Applications for charitable donations are accepted between January 1 and March 31 of each year. Each application for donation should attempt to have a PBLA member as its sponsor; however, this is not required.
All applicants for scholarships must have completed a minimum of fifteen (15) credit hours as a full-time student in an accredited college or university. Scholarship applications are accepted each year from January 1 through March 31.
- A child of a current member of the PBLA and who is a Petroleum Land Management (PLM) and/or an Energy Management (EM) major currently enrolled full-time (minimum 12 semester hours) in a fully accredited PLM/EM program at a college or university;
- A child of a current member of the PBLA and who is currently enrolled full-time (minimum 12 semester hours) in a non-land related degree program in a fully accredited college or university;
- A PLM / EM major who is not the child of current member of the PBLA and is currently enrolled full-time (minimum 12 semester hours) in a fully accredited PLM/EM program at a college or university.
All applicants will be considered equally on an as-need basis. Students with a grade point average of 2.5 or greater and having difficulty competing for assistance with 4.0 students will be the primary focus of the Scholarship Committee.
Applications must a certified copy of the latest college transcript.
Scholarships granted by the Scholarship Committee will be paid directly to the educational institution in which he or she is enrolled. Scholarship payments will not be made until the committee is furnished with proof (to its satisfaction) that the recipient is enrolled full-time (minimum 12 semester hours) in an accredited college or university.
Applications may be considered at any time throughout the year; however, the Scholarship Committee will specifically seek applications beginning January 1 of each year and ending March 31 (application period). After the close of the application period, the committee will have thirty days to review the applications received and the committee will at the next regularly scheduled board meeting make its recommendations to the board.