Day: August 9, 2021

MTU Scholarship – Nathan DeCleene Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student majoring in Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences who has demonstrated academic achievement and holds junior or senior standing. 

This fund was established in memory of Nathan DeCleene, who was a Michigan Tech geological engineering student and an active member of the Copper Country Rock and Mineral (CCRM) Club.

Amount: up to $1,000


  • Majoring in Geology, Geological Engineering, or Mining Engineering
  • Junior or Senior
  • 2.50 GPA
  • Demonstrates financial need determined by the FAFSA

Application Requires the Following:

  • Application form; requires short essay responses

Deadline: September 30, 2021

Please submit completed applications and questions to Dr. Smirnov at

DeCleene Scholarship Application

Selected recipient will be invited to the CCRM Club meeting and asked to give a short presentation.