Undergraduate and Graduate Student Presentation Awards

GSA encourages abstract submissions by student authors. To recognize exceptional work, the Cordilleran Section will offer awards for outstanding oral and poster presentation to both graduate and undergraduate students.

Mentoring Programs

Sponsored by the GSA Foundation.
For more information, contact Jennifer Nocerino at .

Roy J. Shlemon Mentor Program in Applied Geoscience.
Lunchtime, Thurs., 29 March 2012.
This program is designed to extend the mentoring reach of individual professionals from applied geology to undergraduates and graduate students attending GSA Section Meetings. Over free lunches, mentors and students discuss professional opportunities and challenges that await students after graduation. Every registered student will receive a ticket to the Shlemon Luncheon along with his/her badge; however, attendance is limited to the space available.
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John Mann Mentors in Applied Hydrogeology Program.
Lunchtime, Fri., 30 March 2012.
The Mann Mentors in Applied Hydrogeology Program presents mentoring opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students as well as recent graduates with a declared interest in applied hydrogeology as a career to interact and network with practicing hydrogeology professionals. This relaxed but focused small-scale event features a free lunch for student(s) and mentors. Every student will receive a ticket to the Mann Luncheon along with his/her badge; however, attendance is limited by the space available.
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The local committee and officers of GSA’s Cordilleran Section are pleased to offer student volunteers free registration for the meeting in return for ~6 hours of work. Contact Mariano Cerca, , for more information.

Travel Grants

Deadline to apply: 27 February

To qualify, students must be Cordilleran Section members at the time of application, as well as first author of a paper or poster to be presented at the meeting. The application form will be available from this page during the registration period.
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