OESP Accepting Applications for 2018 Scholarships


Applications for OESP’s Dave Nelsen Scholarships are being accepted now through Thursday, March 15, 2018, the Oil & Energy Service Professionals said. The scholarships were established in 1999 to help students interested in pursuing careers in the energy service industry.

Since 1999, more than $300,000 in awards has been presented. Applicants are required to write a 500-word essay telling the committee about themselves, including how their background has prepared them for success in their chosen field of study. Each year OESP receives hundreds of applications that are reviewed by a dedicated scholarship committee.

For eligibility requirements and to download an application, go to http://thinkoesp.org/index.php/scholarships.

Corporate sponsors are sought to help continue this worthwhile program.

OESP awards $5,000 per qualifying student per year. The Association is seeking sponsors to contribute $2,500; OESP then matches the donation. OESP thanks ECR International for being the first sponsor for 2018. Scholarship sponsors receive:


Your logo on the scholarship page for the year

Your logo in OESP’s e-blast solicitation of applicants

Your logo in OESP’s monthly e-blasts and newsletter whenever the scholarship program is mentioned

Your name in press releases of scholarships following the conference

Featured article of scholarship sponsors in printed conference issue of the OESP News

Recognition & signage at the OESP awards dinner, May 22, 2018, at Foxwoods Resort in Mashantucket, Conn.

Contact OESP at 888-552-0900 or lstrug@thinkoesp.org to arrange your company’s sponsorship of the Dave Nelsen Scholarship Program.



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