Farouk El-Baz Student Research Award

Geological Society of America (GSA)

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Grant amount: Approximately US $1,500

Anticipated deadline: Feb 1, 2021

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student

Funding uses: Research

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United States

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About this funder:



The Geological Society of America (GSA) is a global professional society with a growing membership of more than 26,000 individuals in 115 countries. GSA provides access to elements that are essential to the professional growth of earth scientists at all levels of expertise and from all sectors: academic, government, business, and industry. The Society unites thousands of earth scientists from every corner of the globe in a common purpose to study the mysteries of our planet (and beyond) and share scientific findings.

Farouk El-Baz Student Research Award is given to students to encourage and support desert studies.

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


  • Eligible applicants must be either in their senior year of their undergraduate studies or at the Masters or Ph.D. level.
  • Past GSA research grant recipients may apply and receive this award.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. Student membership in the Geological Society of America (GSA) is required.


  • Applicants who receive a graduate student research grant may not receive this award in the same year.