AEG Foundation: Richard H. Jahns Lectureship Fund

Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists Foundation


Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Individuals

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

The Richard H. Jahns Fund of the AEG Foundation supports the travel expenses or honoraria, or both, of selected speakers who present information about engineering geology and environmental geology to diverse practitioner, student, faculty, and public audiences. The first priority of the Jahns Fund is support of the Richard H. Jahns Distinguished Lecturer, who is selected annually and supported by the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists and the Engineering Geology Division of the Geological Society of America. The AEG Foundation will also consider other requests to support speakers on the topics of engineering geology and environmental geology as available resources permit.

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

Eligibility:

  • Provides financial  support to technical speakers, including the Jahns Lecturer who is selected alternately and partly funded by  the Association of Engineering Geologists and the Engineering Geology Division of the Geological Society  of America. 
  • The program will also  provide funding and speakers to non - technical groups relating to applied geology in general and  engineering  geology in particular focused in areas of land use planning and regulation.

Preferences:

  • The Board places first  priority for funding speakers on environmental and engineering geology topics as support  of the Richard H. Jahns Disting uished Lectureship program, which is administered and  supported jointly by the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists and  the Engineering Geology Division of the Geological Society of America.

Ineligibility:

  • In keeping with the Internal  Revenue Code classification of the AEG Foundation as a 501 (c)(3) charitable  organization, the Foundation will not make grants supporting speaking programs that are  designed to influence political decisions or processes.