For student members, we offer scholarships and fellowships for both undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees related to the oil and gas industry.

SPE Foundation Gus Archie Scholarship

Awards an outstanding student who plans to enter a university and pursue an undergraduate degree in petroleum engineering.

SPE Foundation Nico van Wingen Graduate Fellowship

The Nico van Wingen Memorial Graduate Fellowship in Petroleum Engineering is supported by the van Wingen fund of the SPE Foundation.


SPE Foundation Donald G. Russell Scholarship

This Scholarship is to support undergraduate students attending Universities in the USA to ensure their final years of studies are completed.

Henry DeWitt Smith Fellowship

Smith’s example of inspired leadership, professional success, personal integrity, and boundless dedication was his heritage to the mining industry which he served all of his adult life.


SPE Section Scholarships

Many sections offer funding for student travel, purchasing of books and computer software, and other forms of educational outreach.

Imomoh Scholarship

The Imomoh Scholarship was endowed to the SPE Foundation by Egbert Imomoh to support excellence in education for students from the Africa Region.


Additional Scholarships

Numerous scholarships are available for degrees in the energy industry worldwide. View details on the various organizations and the funds they have available.