Star Scholarship and Fellowship

The Star scholarships and fellowships supported those pursuing degrees related to the oil and gas industry.

SPE will not award be awarding any new Star scholarships or fellowships until further notice. Previous recipients will continue to receive funding as designated in his or her award letter.



  • Must be a student enrolled, or soon to be enrolled, in curriculum related to the petroleum industry
  • Must be an SPE member, if eligible
  • Must be enrolled the year following the application year
  • Comply with sanction policy
  • Complete the electronic application submission process

*If awarded, you must meet eligibility requirements to maintain your scholarship or fellowship.
All award funding will be distributed in December each year.

U.S. law prohibits provision of certain services to individuals residing in embargoed countries; therefore, not all applicants may be eligible to participate in the Star Scholarship program. Read more.