This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No.1354519.
Research Grants & Awards
Farouk El-Baz Student Research Grant
This grant is to encourage and support desert studies by students either in their senior year of their undergraduate studies, or at the Masters or Ph.D. level.
NOTE: Applicants who receive a graduate student research grant may not receive this award in the same year. Past GSA research grant recipients may apply and receive this award.
Graduate Student Research Grants
David Weinstein received a GSA Research Grant in 2010 for his proposal: “Rates of coral substrate bioerosion across the shallowest depth range of modern Caribbean reefs: Implications on past and future reef structures.”
UC geology student Scott Reynhout received a
GSA research grant in 2008.
“Pound for pound, I doubt any group has a greater impact on the course of geological research than GSA’s Committee on Research Grants.”
The deadline for 2015 applications is
Monday, 2 February 2015, 5:00 PM (MST).
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2014 Graduate Student Research Grant Recipients
Other Grants & Awards
• Undergraduate Students
• GSA Division Grants
• GSA Section Research Grants
• Minority Scholarships
• Specialized Research Grants
See travel grant page for more information on …
- GSA Sections
- Annual Meeting Student Travel Fund (administered by the Section Secretaries)
- International Geological Congress
- Diversity in the Geosciences Committee
- GSA/GSL grants for 3rd YES Congress 2014
For more information on any of the Research Grant or Award Programs contact:
Program Officer - Grants, Awards & Recognition
Geological Society of America
P.O. Box 9140
Boulder, CO 80301-9140, USA
For non-GSA grants please see our Links Page.
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