Professional Excellence Award

Association for Women Geoscientists

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Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Anticipated deadline: Aug 15, 2020

Applicant type: Faculty Working Professional

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Research, Project / Program

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Gender restriction: Female

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Three AWG Professional Excellence awards will go to women who, throughout their careers, have made distinguished contributions in each of the three following professional areas:  

  • Government/regulatory

  • Private industry/consulting

  • and Academia/research

Nominations will be solicited from the AWG membership at large. Professional excellence is broadly defined, and may include accomplishments such as:

    • Breadth and depth of professional accomplishments
    • Mentoring of other geoscience professionals
    • Outreach and service activities
    • Membership in professional societies

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


    • Nominees need not be members of AWG and those without memberships will receive a one-year professional membership with their award.
    • Nominators must be members.