Robert Bates Memorial Scholarship

The Robert L. Bates memorial Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student of geology.  It provides funding for the winning scholar to attend the Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals.  Students of the earth or allied sciences with Junior through Graduate student standing will be considered. A strong inclination towards industrial minerals is necessary. 

Students must be nominated to apply and then must provide a detailed application letter to the Chair of the Scholarship Committee. Questions regarding the scholarship can be directed to Tom Newman (as below).

Letters of application and support should go to:

Robert L. Bates Memorial Scholarship Awards Committee
c/o Tom Newman

Chief Geologist 
Holcim Inc. 
1405 Parkwood Drive 
Ft Collins, CO 80525-1934 
Phone 706-534-1448 
tom.newman@holcim.com