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Student Research Funds

Funds for Undergrad, MS and PhD Student Research

AAPG Foundation Grants for Graduate Students

http://foundation.aapg.org/students.cfm
Deadline: January 31, 2013
Focus: To support MS or PhD research applied to energy, minerals, environment
Selection: Grants based on merit and financial need
84 out of 310 grants awarded in 2012
http://foundation.aapg.org/gia/current.cfm


Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies (GCAGS) Student Grant Program

http://www.gcags.org/GCAGS%20Awards/GCAGS.Student.Grant.Program.html
Focus: Geographic region of the Gulf of Mexico
Level: Undergrad, MS, PhD
Size of Grants: $750-2000 US
Deadline: February 28, 2013
2012 Grant Recipients: 12 applications received, 11 funded
http://www.gcags.org/GCAGS%20Awards/2012.Student.Research.Grant.Recipients.html


SEG Student Grant Research Awards

Deadline: March 1, 2013
http://www.segweb.org/SEG/Students/Student_Research_Grants/SEG/_Students/Student_Research_Grants.aspx
57 grants awarded out of 96 received in 2012


GSA Graduate Student Research Grants

http://www.geosociety.org/grants/gradgrants.htm
GSA membership required
Deadline: February 1, 2013
Appraisal Forms Due: February 8, 2013
2012 Grant Recipients: http://www.geosociety.org/gsatoday/archive/22/7/pdf/i1052-5173-22-7-18.pdf


GSA South-Central Research Grants

Focus: Students enrolled in universities in the south-central GSA section
http://www.geosociety.org/sections/sc/gradgrant.htm
MS and PhD: Follow same application above to national GSA and south-central section will consider supplemental funding for those applications
Undergrads: 2 copies must be postmarked no later than 1 March, 2013, and awards will be made on 30 April, 2013.  Mail applications to Robert Stern, UT Dallas. 


American Geophysical Union Grants and Awards

http://education.agu.org/grants/research-grants-awards/