Chesapeake Energy Corporation announces scholarship for entering 2L and 3L students

Monday, May 06, 2013

Students interested in petroleum land management, oil and gas, energy or related fields are encouraged to apply

The College of Law is pleased to announce that Chesapeake Energy Corporation will provide five scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year for students who have an interest in petroleum land management, oil and gas, energy or related fields. 

Students who qualify must be entering their 2nd or 3rd year of law school, have a minimum 2.8 cumulative grade point average at the conclusion of the spring 2013 semester, a proven interest in oil & gas and/or energy and demonstrated leadership through service to the College of Law or relevant work experience.  

Interested students should submit a current resume and a one to two page statement indicating their interest in Chesapeake and/or the energy industry, as well as any experience in energy law or management, academic or otherwise.  Students who are selected are strongly encouraged to interview with Chesapeake for their Summer Intern Program in the fall and will be expected to attend the Chesapeake Luncheon and Lecture in the spring. 

These scholarships are one year scholarships, but may be renewed upon reapplication and demonstrated interest.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation is the second largest independent producer of natural gas in the US.  Chesapeake is the most active driller of new wells in the US and one of the leading consolidators of onshore US natural gas assets.  Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Oklahoma City, their operations focus on exploratory and developmental drilling and corporate and property acquisitions all over the United States. 

Visit for more information about Chesapeake’s mission and principles for corporate excellence. 

Contact Dean Martha Cordell for additional information.  The deadline for submitting a resume and statement for this scholarship is Friday, May 10, at noon.  The resume and statement may be submitted electronically.  Notification will be given in July.

Martha Cordell