The Cordilleran Section Fund supports students through meeting travel grants, research, field camps, undergraduate programs, awards, and similar activities that benefit the education and field training of earth science students.
John T. Dillon Research Award
The Dillon Award supports field-based studies dealing with the structural and tectonic development of Alaska, and studies that include some aspect of geochronology (either paleontologic or radiometric) to provide new age control for significant rock units in Alaska. 2022 Recipient Alec Lockett, University of Iowa; Project title: “Constraining the age and tectonic setting of unnamed […]
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El-Baz Desert Research Award
The El-Baz Desert Research Award recognizes an outstanding body of work by a young scientist in warm desert research. 2022 Recipient Ronald Amundson, University of California, Berkeley
El-Baz Research Grant
The El-Baz grant is to encourage and support desert studies by students world-wide either in their senior year of their undergraduate studies, or at the Masters or Ph.D. level. 2021 Recipients Mohamed Elhebery, Western Michigan University; Project title: “Origin of mega-streamlined landforms in the Saharan-Arabian Desert” Julianne Scamardo, Colorado State University; Project title: “Watershed-scale connectivity […]
Robert D. Hatcher Award
The Hatcher Fund supports graduate-level, field-based research and geologic mapping, with preference for work in the Appalachian orogeny. 2022 Recipient Lancen Tully, University of South Carolina; Project title: “Advancing the zircon proxy: Assessing sediment fractionation mechanisms through detrital-zircon geochronology in the Santee River watershed, South Carolina”
William B. & Dorothy Heroy Research Grant
The William B. & Dorothy Heroy Research Grant supports graduate student research in the geosciences. 2022 Recipients Angie De La Cruz, University of Texas San Antonio; Project title: “Characteristics of Organic Matter in Hydrothermal Systems” Zoe Havlena, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology; Project title: “Microbial activity and biosignature preservation in aging acidic gypsum […]
North-Central Section Fund
North-Central Section Fund provides student support, meeting travel grants, research, field camps, undergraduate programs, awards, and similar activities that benefit the education and field training of earth science students.
Northeastern Section Fund
The Northeastern Section Fund provides student support, meeting travel grants, research, field camps, undergraduate programs, awards, and similar activities that benefit the education and field training of earth science students.
Bruce L. “Biff” Reed Research Award
The Reed Fund supports research grants to graduate students pursuing studies in the tectonic and magmatic evolution of Alaska primarily, and also can fund other geologic research. 2022 Recipients Sloane Kennedy, Western Washington University; Project title: “Exploring a possible link between magma evolution and eruption behavior: Evidence from the 400 B.P. eruption at Augustine Volcano, […]