Marliave Scholarship Fund

Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists Foundation

Grant amount: US $2,000

Anticipated deadline: Feb 1, 2019 8:59pm PST

Applicant type: Graduate Student Undergraduate Student

Funding uses: Scholarship, Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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The Marliave Scholarship Fund honors the memory, work, and professional contributions of Elmer C. Marliave (1910-1967), a founding member of the Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists, Burton H. Marliave (1917-1991), a president of the Association, and their father, Chester E. Marliave (1885-1958), a pioneer engineering geologist. The scholarship awards are grants intended to support academic activity and reward outstanding scholarship in Engineering Geology and Geological Engineering. Recipients of grants will be designated as "Marliave Scholars." Awards will be made by the AEG Foundation to outstanding students based on demonstrated ability, scholarship, potential for contributions to the profession, character, and activities in student/professional societies.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • The applicant must be nominated or sponsored for the award by a faculty member, an employer or geoscience professional with knowledge of the applicant’s qualifications.
  • The applicant must describe current and anticipated future involvement in the Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists.
  • Grants from the Marliave Fund are intended to recognize and support outstanding scholarship by students who are senior or graduate students in engineering geology or geological engineering programs.


  • The Marliave Fund does not support general and administrative (overhead) costs, technical or scientific consulting fees, or equipment purchase or maintenance costs of an educational institution employing or teaching individuals who receive grants from it.