Brunton Award

Association for Women Geoscientists

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Grant amount: US $250 - US $2,000

Anticipated deadline: Nov 15, 2020

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Colorado

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Gender restriction: Female

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The AWG Brunton Award promotes the future of field mapping and data acquisition for the upcoming generation of women geoscientists. The award will go to a female geoscience student at the senior level or in her early graduate studies who has been a summer intern, excelled at field camp, or performed field data collection that leads to a senior or graduate thesis. The award is funded by Brunton.

This award is an engraved Brunton transit and a one‐year membership is sponsored by AWG.

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


  • Eligible applicants:
    • Have performed field work as an essential component of a senior thesis, summer internship, field camp, graduate thesis or other types of field projects
    • Should have future plans to continue in the geosciences, with fieldwork as an integral part of graduate degree or career
    • Should promote the fundamental value and need for field‐based studies within the geoscience profession through project results, quality of work, and other capabilities
    • Should be a female geosciences student in her senior year of undergraduate studies or in the early stages of graduate studies