Foundation Grants-In-Aid Program

Nieminski Field Area Nora Nieminksi, Stanford, GIA Recipient, 2013

Apply Now through 15 February.

The purpose of the AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid program is to foster research in the geosciences. Grants are made to provide financial assistance to graduate students (currently enrolled in Masters or Ph.D. programs) whose thesis research has application to the search for and development of petroleum and energy-mineral resources, and/or to related environmental geology issues.

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For more information about the program including requirements and guidelines, visit the program's application page, or to begin your application, apply now.

View the full list of grants available.

Questions? Email or call AAPG Programs Coordinator, April Stuart, toll free at 1 (855) 302-2743, or

More grants are needed. To establish a grant-in-aid for a student, contact the Foundation office toll free, 1-855-302-2743. A gift of $25,000 will ensure an annual grant for $1,000 for years to come. To donate to the Grants-in-Aid fund, select it from the donation page drop-down menu.