Make a difference! Your donation to the department of GEOLOGY and GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING can help advance our students, faculty and facilities.
Charles Dunbar King Memorial Scholarship Endowment
Charlie King earned a BS degree in geological engineering from the Dept and was working on a MS degree when he died in 2014 in a tragic climbing accident after summiting the tallest peak in Mexico. His parents, Kerry and Terry King, started an endowed scholarship in the same year to honor his memory. This scholarship assists graduate or undergraduate students in geology and geological engineering.
Krista Dawn Blackledge Scholarship
K. Dawn Blackledge, an alumnus of the Department, began this endowed scholarship in 2014, with the desire to provide scholarships for students with financial need, who are members of the Society of Women Engineers, and who demonstrate the potential to be successful professional engineers.
Robert Woolsey Memorial Scholarship
Honors the memory of the renowned geologist and expert in undersea mineral resources. Woolsey was the the Director of the Mississippi Mineral Resource Institute from 1982 until his tragic death in 2008. Awarded annually since 2009, this scholarship supports deserving men and women pursuing a degree in Geology or Geological Engineering at the University of Mississippi.
Used to fund lectures by scholars and experts and travel expenses for students attending special meetings.
Hastings Family Endowment
Established in 2015, this fund supports field trips, student travel, external professional instructors, instructional equipment, faculty support related to educational program development.
Department of Geology and Geological Engineering Faculty Support Fund
This fund enables the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty.
Geology and Geological Engineering Department General Fund
For general support of the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering
Or give students practical experience
You can also give our students real-world experience by bringing them into your organization for a semester or two through an internship or co-op. If you prefer, you can provide financial support to strengthen this essential program of activity.
Associate Director of Development for Engineering
Brevard Hall 204