Undergraduate Excellence in Paleontology Award

Association for Women Geoscientists


Grant amount: US $1,000

Deadline: Apr 15, 2018

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Gender restriction: Female

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Overview:

The Association for Women Geoscientists is pleased to announce the AWG Undergraduate Paleontology Award. The award, which consists of a $1000 cash prize and membership in the Paleontological Society and AWG for the tenure of the awardee’s schooling, will be presented to an outstanding female undergraduate student pursuing a career in paleontology. This award was made possible by the generous donations of David Watkins and MaryAnne Holmes.  

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

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be women pursuing education as an undergraduate student in the paleontological – and affiliated – sciences at a degree-granting institution.
  • Applicant must be enrolled as a student during the period of the award.
  • No prior AWG or PS membership is required.
  • National or international students are allowed to apply, with the exception of sanctioned countries.

Preferences:

  • Successful applicants will exhibit exceptional motivation, professional potential, outreach, and long-term commitment to goals.

Ineligibility:

  • Students may receive the Undergraduate Paleontology Award only once during the tenure of their undergraduate careers.