Funding Priorities


Support of educational opportunities and spreading knowledge around the globe, including continuing education, K-12 students, teachers, academics, university level and society as a whole.

Public Outreach

Dedicated to educating the public on key aspects of geoscience and petroleum geology. Public Outreach opportunities include the sponsorship, training and support of teachers in their efforts to bring more geology-related topics to classrooms, sparking interest of students and encouragement of the geoscience profession.

Undergraduate/Graduate Students

Focusing on support for the university level geoscience student.

Recognition of Educators

Recognizing and rewarding outstanding educators for teaching earth sciences at the K-12 and university levels.

Knowledge Preservation

Providing access to archived geoscience digital library collections.

Dissemination of Information

Continuing to provide swiftly changing technological advances to the geological community through journals and special publications..

Emerging Opportunities

Future-oriented projects that help society through better understanding of geology – especially petroleum geology. Including programs that expose the public to world-renowned geoscientists and training teachers in earth sciences.

Graduate student in the geosciences?

Learn about the Grants-in-Aid Program.