Grant Listing

In 2012, the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation awarded $175,000 to 84 of 310 applicants through its Grants-in-Aid program. The program includes special grants named in recognition of the following individuals and institutions that have made substantial contributions to the Foundation, petroleum and energy-mineral sciences, teaching or research. These grants are restricted to geology graduate students.

Please review this listing before you apply since you will have the opportunity to click on specific grants with restrictions. Your application will be considered for all non-restricted grants based on your score.

Grants Open To All Geology Graduate Students:

Gordon I. Atwater Memorial Grant
Marilyn Atwater Memorial Grant
J. Ben Carsey, Sr. Memorial Grant
Classen Family Named Grant
Kenneth H. Crandall Memorial Grant (2)
Fred A. & Jean C. Dix Named Grant
Norman H. Foster Memorial Grant
Harold J. Funkhouser Memorial Grant
Jean G. Funkhouser Memorial Grant
Peter W. Gester Memorial Grant
Grants-in-Aid Committee Named Grant
Merrill W. Haas Memorial Grant
The Institut Français du Pètrole Named Grant
Frank E. Kottlowski Memorial Grant
Allan & Eleanor Martini Named Grant
R. E. McAdams Memorial Grant (2)
Duncan A. McNaughton Memorial Grant
Mruk Family Named Grant
Donald A. & Mary O’Nesky Named Grant
Wallace E. Pratt Memorial Grant
John H. and Colleen Silcox Named Grant
Roger W. Stoneburner Memorial Grant
Frederick A. Sutton Memorial Grant
Suzanne Takken Memorial Grant
John Teagle Memorial Grant
J. Elmer Thomas Past Presidents Named Grant
Horst and Jessie von Bandat Memorial Grant (2)
Alexander and Geraldine Wanek Memorial Grant (2)
L. Austin Weeks Memorial Grant
Marta S. Weeks Named Grant
Sherman A. Wengerd Memorial Grant
James E. and Elloie B. Wilson Memorial Grant
W. David Wiman Memorial Grant
Raymond D. Woods Memorial Grant

Miscellaneous Restricted Grants:

Citizen of Southeast AsiaSEAPEX Named Grant

Citizen of the United States Garth W. Caylor Memorial Grant



Female and/or Ethnic MinorityIke Crumbly Minorities in Energy Named Grant


Restricted Grants by Project:


Appalachian Basin
Pittsburgh Association of Petroleum Geologists Named Grant

Carbonates
Robert K. Goldhammer Memorial Grant
Meckel Family Named Grant
Clastics
Meckel Family Named Grant

Depositional Environments and/or Process

Meckel Family Named Grant

Earth Material Production (except conventional oil and gas)
Donald F. Towse Memorial Grant

Energy Minerals

Bernold M. “Bruno” Hanson Memorial Environmental Grant

Environmental Issues or Technology

Bernold M. “Bruno” Hanson Memorial Environmental Grant
Paul Danheim Nelson Memorial Grant

Hydrocarbons
Paul Danheim Nelson Memorial Grant

Impact Geology
Paul Danheim Nelson Memorial Grant

Landscapes and Formation
Paul Danheim Nelson Memorial Grant

Linear Pattern Geology
Paul Danheim Nelson Memorial Grant

Marathon and/or the Solitario Areas
Thomas A. Hendricks Memorial Grant

Nuclear Fuel Energy
Jay M. McMurray Memorial Grant

Oceanography
R. Dana Russell Memorial Grant


Ouachitas and/or the Arkoma Basin
Thomas A. Hendricks Memorial Grant


Paleontology
Raymond C. Moore Memorial Grant
David Worthington Family Grant
David Worthington Named Grant (2)

Petrography
Thomas A. Hendricks Memorial Grant
R. Dana Russell Memorial Grant


Petrology
Thomas A. Hendricks Memorial Grant
R. Dana Russell Memorial Grant

Petrophysics and/or Development Geology

Gustavus E. Archie Memorial Grants (2)

Remote Sensing
Donald F. Towse Memorial Grant

Resource Development and Management
Paul Danheim Nelson Memorial Grant

Stratigraphy
Nancy Setzer Murray Memorial Grant

Tectonics

Arthur A. Meyerhoff Memorial Grant (2)

Uranium

Jay M. McMurray Memorial Grant


Restricted Grants by Geography:


Outside North America (petrophysics and development geology)
Gustavus E. Archie Memorial International Grants (2)

AAPG Eastern Section (petroleum geology)
Richard W. Beardsley Named Grant
Eastern Section Named Grant
AAPG Gulf Coast Section
Don R. Boyd Memorial Grant
AAPG Pacific Section
John E. Kilkenny Memorial Grant
State of Alaska

John E. Kilkenny Memorial Grant
State of Arkansas
Hugh D. Miser Memorial Grant
State of California

John E. Kilkenny Memorial Grant
State of Hawaii

John E. Kilkenny Memorial Grant
State of Ohio

Ohio Geological Society Named Grant
State of Oklahoma
Hugh D. Miser Memorial Grant
State of Oregon

John E. Kilkenny Memorial Grant
State of Washington

John E. Kilkenny Memorial Grant
United States (any university)

Richard C. Hasson Memorial Grant

Restricted Grants by University:


Appalachian Basin (any university)
Pittsburgh Association of Petroleum Geologists Named Grant

Colorado School of Mines

John and Erika Lockridge Named Grant

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Meckel Family Named Grant

Florida State University
James E. Hooks Memorial Grant (2)

Johns Hopkins University
Meckel Family Named Grant

Kansas State University
Barrett Family Named Grant


Louisiana State University

Edward B. Picou, Jr. Named Grant


McMaster University Ontario, Canada

Martin D. Hewitt Named Grant


Ohio State University

Michael S. Johnson Named Grant


Oklahoma State University

Herbert G. & Shirley A. Davis Named Grant


Oregon State University

Harry and Joy Jamison Named Grant


Rice University

Meckel Family Named Grant

Southern Methodist University
William E. Gipson Named Grant


Stanford University

Lawrence W. Funkhouser Named Grant

State of Ohio (any university)
Ohio Geological Society Named Grant


Texas A&M University

James W. Milliken Memorial Grant
Michel T. Halbouty Memorial Grant (2)
James E. Hooks Memorial Grant (2)

United States (any university)
Richard C. Hasson Memorial Grant


University of Minnesota at Duluth

William E. & Jean Crain Named Grant (2)

University of Minnesota at Minneapolis
William E. & Jean Crain Named Grant (2)

University of Missouri
M. Ray Thomasson Named Grant


University of Montana at Missoula

Meckel Family Named Grant

University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Rodney A. Bernasek Memorial Grant


University of Oklahoma

Jon R. Withrow Named Grant

University of Texas at Austin
William Dow Hamm Memorial Grant
Meckel Family Named Grant
University of Wisconsin

Robert & Carolyn Maby Memorial Grant
M. Ray Thomasson Named Grant


University of Wyoming
Weimer Family Named Grant


NOTE: The “(2)” next to the grant name means that two grants will be awarded.