The following candidate was awarded a$5,000 scholarship:
Tyler Goedde is a previous scholarship winner from the Indiana Oil & Gas Association. Tyler attends Missouri University of Science & Technology with his major is Petroleum Engineering. He is also awarded the 2020 Donald E. Jones Sr. Scholarship, in the amount of $1,000, in memory of the true "Pioneer".
The following candidates were awarded a $2,000 scholarship:
Lauren Comer is from Georgetown, Indiana. Lauren graduated from Columbus East High School and is attending Purdue University. Her major is Chemical Engineering. Lauren was also previously awarded the Donald E. Jones Sr. Scholarship.
Braden Henning is a 2019 scholarship winner. He attends Indiana University with his major in Earth Science with a focus on Geology.
The following candidate was awarded a $1,000 scholarship:
Benjamin Burson is a graduate from Lincoln High School and will be attending Purdue University with his major in either Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering.
The requirements for the scholarship are:
Be a graduating high school senior; or a HS Transcript showing completion through home schooling; or currently enrolled in a post-secondary education program.
Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
Have a financial need determined by the scholarship committee.
Plan to pursue a career in the oil and gas industry.
Be attending college in the coming fall.
Be a resident of Indiana and attending an accredited college.
Be pursuing a bachelor's degree, with preference given for Earth Sciences, Petroleum Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Geology majors.
Submit a short essay which describes the applicant’s interest in the oil and gas industry and which career path the applicant is planning to pursue.