To be eligible for a scholarship from the Desk and Derrick Educational Trust, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Complete at least two years or are currently enrolled in the second year of undergraduate study at an accredited college or university
Maintain a grade point average of 3.2 or above on a 4.0 grading system
Demonstrate need for financial assistance in pursuing a college degree
Be a citizen of the United States or Canada
Plan a career in the petroleum, energy or allied industry, or research and development of alternative fuels such as coal, electric, solar, wind hydroelectric, nuclear, and ethanol.