The AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid provides financial assistance to graduate students (currently enrolled in Masters or Ph.D. programs) whose thesis research has application to the search for and development of petroleum and energy-mineral resources, and/or to related environmental geology issues. Grants are based on merit and, in part, on the financial needs of the applicant.
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
- PHD, Master
- Up to $3,000
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- Graduate level students whose thesis research has application to the search for and development of petroleum and energy-mineral resources, and/or to related environmental geology issues, are eligible to apply for the Grants-in-Aid program.
- Award recipients must be enrolled in a Masters or Ph.D. program or the equivalent. Four-year degrees or B.S. with honors are not eligible for grants. Students are eligible for a grant twice in their graduate studies (Masters and Ph.D. studies combined).
- Non-U.S. Applicants: The AAPG Foundation must adhere to sanctions and regulations as set forth by the U.S. Department of Treasury. If you are unsure as to whether sanctions have been placed on your country of residence, please review the list of sanctioned countries to determine if you are eligible for a Grants-in-Aid award at this time.
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The Foundation awards grants ranging from $500 to $3,000 to cover expenses directly related to the student's thesis work, such as field work, laboratory analyses, etc. Funds are not to be used for capital equipment, software, conferences, salaries, tuition, room and board during the school year. Applications are available online.
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