The Spackman Award supports graduate thesis research in organic petrology. Research must demonstrate the utility and significance of organic petrology (which includes coal petrology, kerogen petrology, organic geochemistry and related disciplines) in solving the thesis problem. A maximum of two monetary awards, up to U.S. $1,000.00 each, will be granted. TSOP may also provide merit awards, in the form of Society publications, to selected top-ranking applicants who do not receive a monetary award. Applicants may re-apply annually, but can receive a maximum monetary award of $1,000.00 per thesis project. Monetary awards are to be applied to expenses directly related to the student’s thesis work, such as summer fieldwork, laboratory analyses, etc. A portion (not to exceed 25%) of the award funds may be used to attend a TSOP Annual Meeting.
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Funder: Society for Organic Petrology
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