The following candidate was awarded a$5,000 scholarship:
Braden Henning is a previous scholarship winner. He is a junior at Indiana University Bloomington working towards his major in Earth Science with a focus in Geology. He is looking for summer internships that can aide in diversifying his knowledge of Geology and set his career path.
The following candidates were awarded a $3,000 scholarship:
Abbigail King is from DePauw, Indiana. Abbigail graduated from North Harrison High School, where she was on the Academic Super Bowl and Science Olympiad team. Abbigail is a sophomore at Purdue University at the main campus. Her major is Geology and Geophysics. Abbigail is interviewing for a summer internship in the Illinois Basin.
Jack Stewart is from Warsaw, Indiana. Jack graduated from Warsaw Community High School. His major is Earth Science with a focus in Geology. He feels his love of the outdoors and interest in the study of sedimentation and tectonics is laying the groundwork for becoming a petroleum geologist. In 2021, Jack was chosen as an undergraduate research assistant on a project that investigated mechanisms for post-depositional heating in the Michigan Basin.
The following candidates were awarded a $2,000 scholarship:
Isha Chavan is from Columbus, Indiana. Isha graduated from Columbus East High School. She is attending Purdue University and is majoring in Chemical Engineering. In the Fall of 2022, she will be an intern for ExxonMobil in Baytown, Texas. She will be working with the manufacturing of heterogenous catalysts for oil and gas reactions.
Jaiden DeLine resides in West Lafayette, Indiana. Jaiden graduated from East Central High School and attends Purdue University. Her major is in Chemical Engineering at the Davidson School of Chemical Engineering. She is also a CISTAR (Center for Innovative and Strategic Transformation of Alkane Resources) Undergraduate Fellow. The mission of CISTAR is to discover new science, which leads to the development of new energy technologies to covert abundant US Shale hydrocarbons to chemical and fuels. Jaiden is also awarded the 2021 Donald E. Jones Sr. Scholarship, in the amount of $1000, in memory of the true “Pioneer.”
The following candidates were awarded a $500 scholarship:
Logan E. Hill is from Washington, Indiana. Logan graduated from Washington High School. He will attend Rose-Hulman Institute Technology and study Chemical Engineering. He also plans to play football at Rose-Hulman.
Isaac Parmenter is from Mount Vernon, Indiana. He graduated from Mount Vernon High School. He will attend Tennessee Technological University and major in Chemical Engineering. He has an interest in improving the quality of products in both the oil and plastics industries. He would like to be employed in the future in Southeastern Indiana.
As part of 2022 Scholarship Program INOGA donated $2,000 to Tri State Desk and Derrick Trade or Technical School Scholarship. This donation will be reviewed for consideration in subsequent years.
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.