Geothermal Resources Council Announces Scholarship Winners

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$15,000 in Scholarship Awards will be presented at the 2016 GRC Annual Meeting

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The scholarships, totaling $15,000, will be presented at the 40th GRC Annual Meeting, to be held in Sacramento, California, USA, from October 23 – 26.

The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC), a non-profit educational association dedicated to the promotion of geothermal energy and associated technologies around the world, is pleased to announce the recipients of six GRC Scholarship Awards.

The selection of recipients was based upon a variety of factors, including the individual’s academic record, student activities, geothermal industry experience, and career goals.

The scholarships, totaling $15,000, will be presented at the 40th GRC Annual Meeting, to be held in Sacramento, California, USA, from October 23 – 26.

The winner of the GRC Student Project Award ($4,500) is Joshua Blackstock (University of Arkansas). The three winners of the GRC Graduate Scholarship Awards ($2,500 each) are Erin Camp (Cornell University), Jeff Cullen (University of Texas at Austin) and Gudni Rosenkjaer (University of British Columbia). Finally, the two winners of the GRC Undergraduate Scholarship Awards ($1,500 each) are Chantel Jensen (University of California, Davis) and Jon Golla (University of Puget Sound).

The GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo is the industry’s largest annual gathering of leading geothermal energy scientists, producers, renewable energy industry stakeholders, regulators, utilities, and key associated business leaders. The four-day event will offer technical, policy, and market conference sessions, educational seminars, tours of local geothermal and renewable energy projects, and numerous networking opportunities.

Registration to the GRC Annual Meeting is now open and includes entry to the GEA Expo. Hotel room reservations can now be made on the GRC website at A discounted room rate is available until September 28, so early reservations are recommended.

For more information about the GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo in Sacramento, California, USA, visit or call (530) 758-2360.

For information on how to sponsor this event, contact Estela Smith, GRC at (530) 758-2360 or grc(at)geothermal(dot)org.


About the Geothermal Resources Council:

With the experience and dedication of its diverse, international membership bolstering a more than 45-year track record, the Geothermal Resources Council has built a solid reputation as one of the world’s preeminent geothermal associations. The GRC serves as a focal point for continuing professional development for its members through its outreach, information transfer and education services.

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