Chioma Onwumelu, a Ph.D. candidate in Geology and EERC student employee, has been named Al Golden Scholars and will each receive scholarships for the 2021–2022 school year. The scholarships are awarded by the North Dakota Petroleum Foundation (NDPF) and will help propel Onwumelu forward in her education and career.
“The Al Golden Scholarship fuels my pursuit of academic excellence and research productivity,” Onwumelu said. “I am grateful for the assistance of the North Dakota Petroleum Foundation; their financial generosity has enabled me to make significant progress toward my career goals.”
NDPF awards scholarships annually to outstanding students who are pursuing a post-secondary education in geology, engineering, processing plant technology, science, technical skills or other careers related to the oil and gas industry.