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Giving to Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Excellence Fund

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Giving to EASThe Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Excellence Fund allows the department to have a direct and immediate impact on UH undergraduate and graduate students, programs, and faculty that are not funded through state support.  These funds can be used for faculty and student travel to competitions and conferences, classroom and research equipment, special lectures, and program support.

Your gift to this fund will allow the department chair to use the funds where they are needed most. Select EAS Excellence Fund from the menu on our online giving page under “NSM Earth and Atmospheric Sciences.”

Undergraduate Operating Scholarships

Scholarship support for undergraduate students is often the deciding factor for an incoming freshman or transfer student in selecting the University of Houston over another institution.  With this support, students can reach their goal of an education while focusing their energies on their studies.

Operating scholarships provide support for a single year and provide one-time, immediate financial assistance for current and prospective students.  You may renew your support for a scholarship each year. Select EAS Undergraduate Scholarships from the menu on our online giving page under “NSM Earth and Atmospheric Sciences.”

If you are interested in creating a permanent source of funding for a scholarship through an endowment, please contact Janis Parsley at parsleyj@uh.edu or 713-743-8375.

Graduate Fellowships

Giving to EASGraduate fellowships provide funds to Master’s or Doctoral students in the Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department. These students are solving real-world problems in the energy and environmental arena under the tutelage of our faculty. Gifts for graduate fellowships help us to recruit and retain top graduate students — one of our Tier One Initiatives!

You may give annually to support graduate fellowships, or you may establish an endowed fellowship that provides for funds in perpetuity.  Our online giving page provides a mechanism for giving an operating gift by selecting EAS Graduate Fellowships from the menu under “NSM Earth and Atmospheric Sciences.”

If you are interested in establishing an endowed fellowship, please contact Janis Parsley at parsleyj@uh.edu or 713-743-8375.

Geology and Geophysics Field Camps

Giving to EASOur innovative programs and required field camps give our students a distinct advantage over their peers from other institutions.  Less than 15% of university geosciences programs have field camps addressing geology and geophysics, and even fewer offer field experiences in environmental sciences.

Every student in our program goes to the Yellowstone Bighorn Research Association camp near Red Lodge, Montana, for five weeks.  Students from geology, geophysics, and environmental sciences programs get practical experience enhancing their ability to learn how geologic and geophysical problems are addressed in the field.

Summer sessions cost from $2,550 to $4,250 depending on the course of study and number of sections a student selects.  A $500 gift would help pay for a student’s airfare! Simply select EAS Scholarship Excellence Fund and write “Field Camp Support” in the text box below.

The Field Camp requires specialized technical and safety equipment.  If you would like to contribute to the Field Camp Operating Fund, you may select from the menu on our online giving page under “NSM Earth and Atmospheric Sciences.”

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