AIPG SCHOLARSHIP AND MORE FOR VICTOR GARCIA

Victor Garcia

Photo Credit - Benjamin Brunner

AIPG - Texas Section Shoemaker Scholarship and Jornada LTER Summer Fellowship!

Victor Garcia (Ph.D. student, Advisor, Dr. Ma) has been awarded the Shoemaker Scholarship through the Texas Section of American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG). Victor’s outstanding essay of “Why I want to be a Geologist” as well as his glowing letter of recommendation from Dr. Aaron Velasco, made him stand out from other applicants. Thank you to AIPG-Texas Section and Glen A. Collier, Chair, Scholarship Committee.

Victor Garcia has also been selected to receive a 2017 Jornada LTER Summer Fellowship.  The fellowship will be used to support Victor’s research at the Jornada LTER, including student stipend, and travel to the site for research and for the Desert Ecology short course, and supplies.