Foundation Update

The L. Austin Weeks (LAW) Undergraduate Grant program provides grants to geoscience scholars who are furthering their undergraduate geoscience education both inside and outside of the traditional classroom setting.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Foundation Update

The 37th Annual Trustee Associates Meeting will take place September 10-13, 2014 at Barton Creek Resort and Spa in Austin, Texas. Join Chairman Jay Henthorne and his wife, Mary Beth, and dozens of Trustee Assocaits for an amazing, relaxing time at the Barton Creek Resort. Click here to learn more about the fabulous amenities available at the Barton Creek Resort and Spa. Registration will begin in June - stay tuned!

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Foundation Update

The turnout of Grants-in-Aid applications for this year’s cycle of awards was yet again tremendous. In 2014, the Grants-in-Aid Committee scored more than 375 applications. The Foundation is proud to share that 91 graduate and doctoral students studying various fields of geoscience received a total of $207,750 in funds. These funds are available annually thanks to our named grants, most of which bear the names of generous donors and pioneers in the industry.

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Foundation Update

Charles (Chuck) Rubins joined the TA’s in August with a generous gift to the Military Veteran’s Scholarship Fund. Chuck received in BA in Geology from the University of Vermont and his PhD from Syracuse University. He spent the majority of his career with Chevron and now is Director of Petroleum Consulting at the Information Store in Houston. Chuck and his wife, Janet, live in Katy, TX.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Foundation Update

David Wheatley, a second year M.S. student at the University of Utah, received the 2013 Allan and Eleanor Martini Named Grant. This grant helps to support David’s research in Southern Utah on soft sediment deformation and injectites in the Jurassic Carmel Formation.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Foundation Update

The L. Austin Weeks Undergraduate Grant program awards deserving geoscience students and their college or university departments with $1,000 in financial funding. The award is split between a nominated student and his or her department, each receiving $500.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Foundation Update

Dr. Robert Goldstein, Associate Dean for the Natural Sciences and Mathematics at the University of Kansas, has been named the winner of this year’s AAPG Foundation Professorial Award.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Foundation Update

The L. Austin Weeks Memorial Medal is given in recognition for extraordinary philanthropy and service directed to advance the mission of the AAPG Foundation.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Foundation Update

The AAPG Foundation Trustees have named Bob Ardell and Mike Wisda as the 2014 Trustee Associates Service Award recipients. Awards will be presented at the 2014 Trustee Associates Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas in September.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Foundation Update

The AAPG Foundation Trustees unanimously selected Charles “Chuck” Weiner as the 2014 Chairman’s Award recipient. The Chairman’s Award was the first award established by the AAPG Foundation. It is to be given to recognize persons who have made extraordinary contributions (monetary or service) to the AAPG Foundation, and also to call attention to the role and value of the Foundation.

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