L. Austin Weeks Undergraduate Grant applications are accepted 1 January – 31 March. Recipients are notified in May. Awards are granted for use for the following academic year.
Students studying geoscience may use their portion of the grant to purchase equipment required for hands-on exploration (e.g., rock hammers and camping equipment), attend conferences, take field trips, and purchase other exploration-related materials. Individual student recipients may also apply their funds toward tuition fees.
Make sure to have the following materials ready when you begin the application.
Student associations are free to use their portion of the grant to support student activities through the purchase of necessary equipment (e.g., rock hammers and camping equipment) and other exploration-related materials, and/or the funding of conferences and field trips.
Make sure to have the following materials ready when you apply. You’ll need to submit them along with your application.
Promoting the geosciences since 1967 by providing funding for a variety of educational and research programs that benefit the geologic profession and the general public.