Scholarship Applicant FAQs


When are applications due?

When are the recipients announced?

What is the amount of funding available?

What is my region for the Star Scholarship and Fellowship?

How long does it take to complete the application?

Why doesn’t a submit button appear on the application?

Once I submit my application, can I make further edits and add attachments?

What is the most significant portion of the application?

May I use the funds for anything other than university tuition?


Do I have to be a member to apply?

Do I need to be currently enrolled in university in order to apply?

Are the scholarships only for petroleum engineering students?

I am in my last year of university, am I eligible?

Can I apply for other SPE scholarships or fellowships?

How do I know which scholarships or fellowships I am eligible for?

Can I receive more than one scholarship or fellowship from SPE?

Required Documents

What is a letter of recommendation?

How many recommendations can I submit?

How do I submit a recommendation?

How will I know the recommendation I requested has been submitted so I can submit my application?

What if I do not submit a recommendation form?

What is a university entrance exam?

My university does not require a university entrance exam. Do I need to take an exam to be considered?

My Entrance Exam results are not in English; does it need an official translation?

Do I need to include a transcript, proof of enrollment, or grades?