The primary role of the research grants program is to provide partial support of master’s and doctoral thesis research in geological sciences for graduate students at universities in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Central America. Eligibility is restricted to GSA members.
by Geological Society of America
Geological Society of America
Financial assistance is offered to students who are members of GSA for travel to GSA section (regional) meetings. Deadlines vary by region. Visit funder website for more information.
Given to graduate and undergraduate students to encourage participation in field trips and short courses held at annual and sectional meetings. Participation on field trips is especially encouraged. The only criteria are that you must be a student member of the Engineering Geology Division of GSA and making satisfactory progress toward your degree. In the […]
The Coal Geology Division Antoinette Lierman Medlin Scholarship provides monetary support and recognition to deserving students in coal science. Monies from the scholarship are used towards successful completion of student’s research projects. Each year, one award is presented for the completion of laboratory/analytical research and a second award is presented for the completion of fieldwork. […]
The Mackin and Howard Awards support outstanding graduate student research in Quaternary geology and geomorphology. The Mackin award is given to students pursuing the PhD, while the Howard award is given to students pursuing the MS. Visit funder website for more information.
The Albritton Award Fund provides scholarships and fellowships for graduate students in the earth sciences or archaeology for research. Recipients of the award are students who have (1) an interest in achieving a M.S. or Ph.D. degree in earth sciences or archaeology; (2) an interest in applying earth science methods to archaeological research; and (3) […]
History of Geology Student Award: The History of Geology Division is soliciting proposals for a student award for the amount of $500 for a paper to be given at the national GSA meeting. This award, established in 2004, is made possible by a bequest from the estate of Mary C. Rabbitt. Consideration will be given […]
The Marie Morisawa Award was established in 2006 to honor Dr. Marie Morisawa, one of the first women to maintain a high profile in Quaternary geology and geomorphology throughout her career. The purpose of the award is to support promising female M.S. and Ph.D. graduate students pursuing a career in geomorphology. Female scientists in geomorphology […]
The W. Storrs Cole Memorial Research Award was established to support research in invertebrate micropaleontology. It will be given each year to a GSA Member or Fellow between 30 and 65 years of age who has published one or more significant papers on micropaleontology. Funds cannot be used for work already accomplished, but recipients of […]