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Funding Sources in Geological Sciences

Examples of Research and Travel Funding Sources for Students in Geological Sciences

Funding Opportunities for Geology (discipline unspecified)

AAPG Military Veterans Scholarship Program: Deadline mid May, $2,500 to $5,000, undergraduate and graduate scholarship to cover the cost of attending an accredited geoscience program

AGU David E. Lumley Young Scientist Scholarship: Deadline early August, $500, undergraduate and graduate student travel and scholarship, AGU Fall meeting presentation required

AGU Fall Meeting General Student Travel Grant: Deadline early August, $500, undergraduate and graduate student travel to present paper or poster at AGU Fall Meeting, AGU student membership required

AGU GSSI Student Grant: Deadline early May, up to $2,000, undergraduate and graduate student scientists conducting field geophysical research using GPR and EM methods

Colorado Scientific Society Research Grants: Deadline early April, $600 to $1,000, junior and senior undergraduate and graduate student field-oriented research on geology, geochemistry, and geophysics in the Rocky Mountain region

The Explorer's Club—Mamont Scholarship: Deadline early December, $2,500 to $5,000, graduate student research in all categories of field science

The Explorer's Club—OceanX Grant: Deadline early December, $2,500 to $5,000, graduate student research involving the ocean

The Explorer's Club Student Grants: Deadline early December, approximately $1,500, undergraduate student funding in a wide array of disciplines

GSA Expanding Representation in Geosciences Scholarship: Deadline mid May, $1,500 scholarship, offers GSA student membership and full meeting registration to the GSA annual meeting to undergraduate students from groups who are underrepresented in the geosciences

GSA Graduate Student Research Grants: Deadline early February, up to $2,000, graduate research to student members in geosciences

GSA North Central Student Travel Assistance: Annual GSA meeting: Deadline early September, $300, undergraduate and graduate student members in North-Central region

GSA North Central Student Travel Assistance: Regional GSA meeting: Deadline early February, $200, undergraduate and graduate student members in North-Central region

GSA North Central Undergraduate Research Grant: Deadline mid March, $500, research grant to student members in North-Central region

GSA On to the Future Program: Deadline late May, one year GSA membership, partial travel funding and full meeting registration to the GSA Annual Meeting, undergraduate and graduate students from a community underrepresented in the geosciences

Ohio University Graduate Student Senate: Grant for Original Work: Deadline mid September and mid February, $750, interdisciplinary review panel

Ohio University Graduate Student Senate: Travel Award: Deadline mid September and mid February, $500, lottery system for funding

Ohio University Provost Undergraduate Research Fund: Deadline early October, up to $1,500, research and creative activity conducted by undergraduates

Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards: Deadline late January, up to $6,000, supports direct project costs for undergraduate and graduate projects

Ohio University Undergraduate Travel Fund: Deadline TBD, up to $500, travel assistance for undergraduate students presenting their research

Sigma Xi Grants in Aid of Research Program: Deadline early October and mid March, up to $1,000, travel and direct expense funding for undergraduate and graduate research

ZEISS-GSA Research Grant: Deadline early February, $10,000, graduate student funding for innovative microscopy in geoscience projects

Funding Opportunities for Sedimentary Geology and Paleontology

AAPG Grants in Aid: Deadline early December, $500 to $3,000, direct expenses for graduate student thesis work

AAPG L. Austin Weeks Undergraduate Grant: Deadline late March, $500, research funding for hands-on exploration, conferences, or tuition fees

Association of Applied Paleontological Sciences Scholarships: Deadline early December, $1,000, graduate scholarship for specimen based work

Dry Dredgers Paleontological Research Award: Deadline early March, $500, undergraduate and graduate research in paleontology and stratigraphy with special consideration given to work on Cincinnatian fossils

Paleontological Society Student Research Grants: Deadline early February, up to $1,200, undergraduate or graduate student members researching any aspect of paleontology

SEPM Gerald M. Friedman Student Grant: Deadline mid January, $500, graduate student members research projects and travel in sedimentary geology

SEPM Robert J. and Ruth A. Weimer Student Research Grant: Deadline mid January, $500, undergraduate and graduate student members researching sedimentary geology

SEPM Student Assistance Grants: Deadline mid January, $500, undergraduate and graduate student members researching sedimentary geology

Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Albert Wood Award: Deadline early April, $1,500, undergraduate and graduate student members research involving museum or university vertebrate fossil or natural history collections

Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Bryan Patterson Memorial Grant: Deadline early April, $1,000 to $2,000, undergraduate and graduate student members fieldwork in vertebrate paleontology

Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Richard Estes Memorial Grant: Deadline early April, $1,000, graduate student members researching non-mammalian vertebrate paleontology

Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Steven Cohen Award: Deadline early April, up to $3,000, graduate student members research projects in field, museum, laboratory, or other academic activities

YPM Schuchert and Dunbar Grants in Aid: Deadline mid January, up to $1,500, graduate student travel to visit the Yale Peabody Museum specimens

Funding Opportunities for Mineralogy and Petrology

GSA AGeS2 Program: Deadline early February, up to $10,000, graduate research involving geochronology

Mineralogical Society of America Grant for Research in Crystallography: Deadline early March, up to $5,000, undergraduate and graduate student members researching mineralogical crystallography

Mineralogical Society of America Grant for Student Research in Mineralogy and Petrology: Deadline early March, up to $5,000, undergraduate and graduate students researching mineralogy and petrology

Funding Opportunities for Planetary Geology

The Barringer Family Fund for Meteorite Impact Research: Deadline mid April, $2,500 to $5,000, graduate student impact crater research

NASA Graduate Researchers Opportunities: Deadline early March, up to $30,000, includes a stipend, student allowance, and university allowance

NASA Space Technology Research Grants: Deadline early November, up to $80,000, graduate student research and development of advanced and innovative space technologies

Shoemaker Impact Cratering Award: Deadline early September, $3,000, undergraduate and graduate student impact crater research

Funding Opportunities for Environmental Geology

AGU David S. Miller Young Scientist Scholarship: Deadline early August, $1,500 academic scholarship, undergraduate and graduate students in geoenvironmental sciences or geoenvironmental engineering

Ohio EPA Scholarship: Deadline early January, up to $5,000, undergraduate scholarship to students pursuing careers in environmental sciences or engineering

SEPM John Sanders Endowment: Deadline mid January, $500, graduate student members researching areas of coastal or environmental geology