Lucille H. Pipkin Undergraduate Research Awards

New Mexico Geological Society


Grant amount: Up to US $1,500

Deadline: Feb 15, 2019

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: New Mexico

Location of residency: New Mexico

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Overview:

The Society promotes interest in geology and associated sciences, fosters scientific research and publications, encourages cooperation among its members, and stimulates interest in New Mexico geology.

Lucille H. Pipkin Undergraduate Research Awards will be made to undergraduate students attending eligible New Mexico institutions who are undertaking faculty-supervised research leading to completion of an undergraduate research thesis or report. 

The maximum award will not be greater than $1500.

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

Eligibility:

  • Undergraduate students attending eligible New Mexico institutions who are undertaking faculty-supervised research leading to completion of an undergraduate research thesis or report.
    • Eligible institutions are those with formal undergraduate research programs.  
  • Some “cross-over” projects that have elements of geology, but may not be exclusively related to geology, may be considered at the discretion of NMGS; however, the project must be geology-centered
  • Grants-in-aid are awarded without bias regarding sex, race, age, creed, sexual orientation, or national origin.
  • NMGS will support mileage costs up to $0.40/mile, equipment costs up to $100, thesis preparation costs up to $100, and thin section costs up to $30 each. 
  • NMGS may fund lodging requests if lodging is absolutely necessary (e.g. travel to work at a lab out of state or campground expenses).

Preferences:

  • New projects take priority over continuing ones.

Ineligibility:

  • Project areas and students enrolled in colleges outside of New Mexico are not eligible for funding.
  • NMGS will not fund per diem requests or requests for food expenses.