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STUDENT GRANTS

Please address all questions to the awards committee:

Philip Chaney (co-chair), David King (co-chair), Charles Savrda, and Chandana Mitra.

 

Policies and Procedures of the Awards Committee


 

Travel Grants:

GAB Student Travel Grant. Funded by the AU Geosciences Advisory Board. Travel to academic meetings. Open to undergraduate and graduate students in Geology and Geography.

  • Deadlines
    • Fall: October 1 (Travel Dates: August 15 to December 31)
    • Spring: February 15 (Travel Dates: January 01 to August 14)
  • Application Form (Interactive pdf)

David W. Icenogle Student Travel Grant. Established in memory of Dr. Icenogle, who retired from AU after many years of service in Geography and as the faculty advisor to Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU): The International Geographic Honor Society. Open to undergraduate and graduate students in Geography.

  • Deadlines
    • Fall: October 1 (Travel Dates: August 15 to December 31)
    • Spring: February 15 (Travel Dates: January 01 to August 14)
  • Application Form (Interactive pdf)

COSAM Graduate Student Travel Fund. Travel to academic meetings

  • Travel Periods (Dates) Deadlines
    • Fall (15 August to 15 January): October 01
    • Spring (15 December to 15 May): February 01
    • Summer (15 April to 15 September): June 01
  • Application Guidelines and Form

AU Graduate School -- Graduate Travel Grant. Travel to academic meetings.

Alabama Geological Society -- Student Travel Grant. Travel to professional conferences. Open to undergraduate and graduate students.

Geological Society of America

Research Grants:

GAB Student Research Grant. Funded by the AU Geosciences Advisory Board. Research needs and activities such as equipment, lab supplies, and travel costs. Open to undergraduate and graduate students.

David W. Icenogle Student Research Grant. Established in memory of Dr. Icenogle, who retired from AU after many years of service in Geography and as the faculty advisor to Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU): The International Geographic Honor Society. Research needs and activities such as equipment, lab supplies, and travel costs. Open to undergraduate and graduate students in Geography.

COSAM Undergraduate Competitive Research Fellowship. The goal is to foster participation of undergraduate students in research. Fellowships for research for COSAM majors are available to students who are interested in performing undergraduate research. Fellowships of two types: (1) Year-long (beginning summer, ending in spring) (2) Academic-Year (beginning fall, ending in spring).

AU Graduate School -- Graduate Research Grant. Funding for research needs and activities such as equipment, lab supplies, and travel costs.

Hargett - Dunston Undergraduate Field Research Award.  The purpose of this award program is to foster research in the Earth Sciences by providing support to undergraduate students in geology who are engaged in independent projects that involve a substantial component of field geology and mapping.  Award recipients must be Geology majors at Auburn University and in good academic standing. Awards are to be applied to expenses directly related to research tasks, including fieldwork, laboratory analyses, etc. Funds also may be used to purchase capital equipment and to attend conferences to present research findings.

Spencer Waters and Dan Folse Memorial Award. Established in memory of Laura Folse’s father and husband.  Support for all types of geological research.  Open to undergraduate and graduate students in AU Geology.

Robert S. Fousek Award for Research in Economic Geology. The purpose of this award is to support AU geology students who have an interest in economic or hard rock geology. The intent is to support students based more on need and promise than on GPA records.  Funding for research needs and activities such as equipment, lab supplies, and travel costs (but not travel for conference presentations). Open to AU graduate and undergraduate students majoring in Geology only.

Geological Society of America

Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies.  Annual student grants in aid for graduate students

American Association of Petroleum Geologists.  Grants-in-Aid Program. Promotes research in the geosciences. Grants are made to provide financial assistance to graduate students (currently enrolled in Masters or Ph.D. programs) whose thesis research has application to the search for and development of petroleum and energy-mineral resources and/or to related environmental geology issues.

  • AAPG Website  (The application for these grants opens annually on September 1)

Sigma Xi Student Grants-in-Aid. Funding for research needs and activities such as equipment, lab supplies, and travel costs.



Last Updated: 12/05/2017