AEG Foundation: Richard H. Jahns Lectureship Fund Grant

Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists Foundation

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Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Individuals

Funding uses: Conference, Education / Outreach

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:

  • Grants from the Jahns Fund are intended to support travel expenses and honoraria for distinguished lecturers in engineering and environmental geology who visit colleges and universities and speak to classes about engineering and environmental geology. 

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:

  • The Jahns Fund does not support research costs of individuals or organizations leading to their speaking programs, nor does it support general and administrative (overhead) costs, technical or scientific consulting fees, or equipment purchase or maintenance costs of organizations or individuals receiving grants from it. 
  • 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.