Educational Resources/Opportunities

API Acadiana Chapter - Dr. Ed Hirs speech - May 2019

API-Acadiana Chapter - General Meeting
Monday, May 13, 2019
Guest Speaker: Mr. Ed Hirs
(Download Bio)
Topic: "Oil & Gas Market Dynamics: Louisiana vs.
Permian + Saudi Arabia + Russia + China"

Download his Presentation HERE

Scholarship Application 2019-2020


You must be from one of these Parishes to be considered: Jefferson, Orleans, St Tammany, St Bernard, Plaquemines, Lafourche, St Charles and Terrebonne

The American Petroleum Institute - Delta Chapter will offer scholarships for the 2019 - 2020 school year. The goal of the API - Delta Chapter scholarship program is to help students of exceptional promise reach their full potential through education. Scholarships are awarded for a wide variety of experiences, career goals and higher education plans. However, emphasis is giving to those pursuing a career in Petroleum or Chemical Engineering, Geology and the sciences.

Deadline May 15, 2019 has passed - Thanks for all students who submitted.  We will be in touch soon once the committee has reviewed all the applications.

FIRST Robotics Competition 2019

The 2019 FIRST Robotics Competition Bayou Regional

Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23 at The Pontchartrain Center


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2019 Teacher Awards

2019 Teacher Awards - Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Scholarship Application 2018-2019

Due to unforeseen circumstances we will be postponing the scholarship for the 2018-2019 school year. Scholarships will not be approved for the fall 2018 semester. Please check back to see if they get approved for the winter semester.

2018 Teacher Awards

2018 Teacher Awards Announced

API-Delta Chapter Scholarship Donation Request

The API Delta Chapter announces the initiation of a dedicated scholarship fund for the 2018 budget year (tentatively to be continued in future years).  Over the last five years the Delta Chapter has given out almost $100,000 in scholarship funds for college students pursuing STEM degrees.  Due to current budget pressures (largely associated with the industry downturn in South Louisiana) future scholarship support at this level by the API Delta Chapter is in jeopardy.

Corporate sponsors - Please consider a direct donation to this fund - in particular, we are soliciting corporate support.  Repeat corporate donors will receive special recognition in the future.

Individual donations - Even smaller individual amount of $25, $50, etc. will help!

As a non-profit 501c3 organization, your donation is tax deductible.
Thanks in advance for your consideration.

Paul K. Wieg
API-Delta Chairman


2018 Great New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair (GNOSEF)

Info For Teachers

When and Where

The 2018 GNOSEF is scheduled for February 26-28, March 1, with location still to be confirmed.



NSTA Area Conference 3 in 2017

Area Conference in New Orleans: November 30-December 2, 2017

Celebrate Science: Inspire, Integrate, Innovate

LIGO - Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory

Supported by the National Science Foundation Operated by Caltech and MIT:

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