AWG Chrysalis Scholarship

Association for Women Geoscientists

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Grant amount: Up to US $2,000

Deadline: Mar 31, 2020

Applicant type: Graduate Student

Funding uses: Conference, Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Gender restriction: Female

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The Chrysalis Scholarship provides degree-completion funding for women geoscience graduate students whose education has been significantly interrupted by life circumstances. Awarded funds are intended to cover costs associated with completion of her thesis/dissertation, beyond what is traditionally covered by primary research funding. 

The award amount is up to $2,000 and a one‐year student membership is sponsored by AWG. 

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


  • A qualified applicant must be:
    • A female graduate student who has had an interruption in her academic progress due to life circumstances.
    • Approaching the completion phase of her geoscience degree.
    • Someone who has contributed to, and will continue to contribute to, both the geosciences and the larger world community through her academic and personal strengths. 
  • Costs may include:
    • drafting expenses
    • child-care
    • defense travel
    • late-stage research and analyses
    • anything necessary to assist a candidate during those critical, final days.