Looking for thesis funding? AAPG Foundation has the solution ... and the $$$

The 2016-17 Grants-in-Aid research grant cycle opens 15 September.

Over the past 60 years, grant recipients have used funds to support their thesis work surveying lands from the Bogda Mountains of northwest China to the Dinosaur National Monument in Colorado, USA, and many other incredible geologic wonders in between.

Should you apply?

If your thesis research applies to petroleum, energy and mineral resources, or related environmental geology issues, you should start your application today.

What grants are available?

There are 92 grants available – $260,000 in research funds – waiting to be awarded in April 2017. Research grants range from $500 to $3,000, and chances are there could be one (or more) that fits your studies.

This scholarship program, established in 1956, is open to students in various fields of the geoscience industry, including exploration of hydrocarbons, economic sedimentary minerals, paleontology, tectonics, relevant applications of environmental geology and many more.

How do I apply?

The application cycle is a competitive one, so get an early start on this opportunity to fund your graduate level research. Application and endorsements are due by 11:59 p.m. (CST) 15 February.

Students enrolled in a geoscience master’s or doctoral program can simply visit our online application to learn more about the process and grant requirements.

How do I help?

Are you a past recipient of the Grants-in-Aid Program? Passionate about the field of geoscience? Consider paying it forward. Find out more about how you can help support an aspiring geoscientist today.

Apply today!

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