Foundation Update

The L. Austin Weeks Undergraduate Grant program awards deserving geoscience students and university departments or AAPG Student Chapters with $1,000 in financial funding.

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Foundation Update

The AAPG Foundation sponsored an opportunity for young professionals and students to attend the 2013 AAPG Rocky Mountain Section meeting and to take an educational field trip. The meeting and trip, organized by RMS and Utah Geological Survey, invited youth on a field trip the Sunday before the RMS meeting.

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Foundation Update

James Evans, Ph.D., teaches Structural Geology at the Utah State University College of Science in Logan, Utah. He is the recipient of the 2013 AAPG Foundation Professorial Award. The award was presented at the AAPG Rocky Mountain Section meeting by Michael D. Vanden Berg, president of the AAPG Rocky Mountain Section.

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Foundation Update

The Grants-in-Aid (GIA) Program has a rich history of awarding aspiring geoscience professionals with grants needed to conduct essential geological research in the field. This program is intended to support graduate and post-graduate students in their geoscience field research. Past grant recipients have used scholarship funds to survey lands as far away as the Bogda Mountains of northwest China and as close as Dinosaur National Monument in Colorado, USA.

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Terry Engelder, a leading authority on the recent Marcellus gas shale play, will be touring Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Romania and Switzerland from October 7-17, 2013.

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Foundation Update

The Teacher of the Year (TOTY) award, given by the American Association for Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Foundation, will once again be granted to a K-12 teacher within the United States who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the field of geoscience education.

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Foundation Update

The AAPG Foundation has recently established a Military Veteran’s Scholarship Program to provide much-needed funding to military veterans who are pursuing a college education in the geosciences.

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William (Bill) Fisher served diligently on the AAPG Foundation Board of Trustees for 12 years and the last six as its chairman.

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Foundation Update

The AAPG Foundation Trustees approved nominations for the Trustee Associate Service Award for 2012 and 2013. A committee assembled for this particular purpose submitted Jack Martin for the 2012 award and Ken Masters for the 2013 award. The reason both awardees were named this year is because the award was established last year but it wasn’t until this year that the selection process was established.

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Trustee Associate Bret Fossum, along with a matching gift from ConocoPhillips, has established a university subscription for Lomonosov Moscow State University.

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