Claude C. Albritton Memorial Research Grant

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The Claude C. Albritton, Jr., Award provides research scholarships and fellowships for graduate students in the earth sciences or archaeology. 2021 Recipient No award in 2021

Donald L. Biggs Memorial Education Award

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The Biggs Award recognizes innovative and effective teaching of earth science among early career faculty. 2021 Recipient Katherine Ryker, University of South Carolina

Peter Birkeland Soil Geomorphology Award

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The Peter Birkeland Soil Geomorphology Award supports research grants to students in the field of soil geomorphology. 2021 Recipient Alyssa Sims, Minnesota State University – Mankato; Project title: “Reconstructing regional paleoenvironments and geomorphic history of High Plains playa-lunette systems”  

Marland Pratt Billings and Katherine Fowler-Billings Research Award

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The Billings Fund is a partnership between the New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference (NEIGC) and the GSA Foundation. The Billings Fund encourages and promotes geological fieldwork and related research in New England and adjacent regions supporting research grants awarded by NEIGC. 2021 Recipients Tiago Angelo, Queen’s University; Project title: “In situ tracking of subducted sediment […]

John M. Birdsall Distinguished Lecturer Fund

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The Birdsall Fund, in combination with the Shirley J. Dreiss Memorial Fund, supports the Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lecture Series on hydrogeology. 2021 Recipient Abraham Springer, Northern Arizona University

John A. Black Research Award

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The Black Award funds graduate student field-based research in coastal geomorphology, with a preference for field-based research on coastal processes located in the USA, Puerto Rico, or Canada. 2021 Recipient Marianne Coholich, Stanford University; Project title: “Unprecedented high-resolution AUV imaging of the Lucia Chica Channel System, offshore California, U.S.A.: Implications for paleoseismicity, wind energy, and […]

Gretchen L. Blechschmidt Research Fund

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The Blechschmidt Fund supports women in the geological sciences who have an interest in achieving a Ph.D. in the fields of biostratigraphy and/or paleoceanography, sequence stratigraphy analysis, particularly in conjunction with research in deep-sea sedimentology, and a career in academic research. 2021 Recipient Victoria Cassady, University of Southern California; Project title: “Spatial Relationships between Microbes […]

Sam Bowring Geochronology Fund

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The Sam Bowring Geochronology Fund supports the Sam Bowring Geochronology Fieldwork Award, which will support graduate student fieldwork for research involving geochronology.

Randolph W. and Cecile T. Bromery Award

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The Bromery Award recognizes any member of a minority, preferably African Americans, who has made significant contributions to research in the geological sciences, or those who have been instrumental in opening the geoscience field to minorities. 2021 Recipient Hendratta N. Ali, Fort Hays State University

Kirk Bryan Award

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The Kirk Bryan Award recognizes the author or authors of a published paper of distinction advancing the science of geomorphology or related field, such as Pleistocene Quaternary geology. 2021 Recipient Maureen H. Walczak et al., Oregon State University