Post-Doctorate Research Grants: Gladys W. Cole Memorial Research Award

Geological Society of America (GSA)


Grant amount: Approximately US $8,000

Anticipated deadline: Feb 1, 2019 4:00pm PST

Applicant type: Faculty Postdoctoral Researcher

Funding uses: Research

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

Location of project: Mexico, United States

Location of residency: Mexico, United States

Age restriction: Between 30 and 65 years of age

Degree requirements: Applicants must be within a few years of receiving their PhD

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Overview:

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. GSA is supported, in part, by funds donated to and raised by the GSA Foundation.

Vision: To be the premier geological society supporting the global community in scientific discovery, communication, and application of geoscience knowledge.

Mission: To advance geoscience research and discovery, service to society, stewardship of Earth, and the geosciences profession.

The Gladys W. Cole Memorial Research Fund was established in 1980 by Dr. W. Storrs Cole in memory of his wife. The first award was presented in 1982. Dr. Cole passed away in 1989. He had been a fellow of GSA for 58 years and was one of the Society's leading benefactors. The Gladys W. Cole Memorial Research Award is restricted to investigation of the geomorphology of semiarid and arid terrains in the United States and Mexico.

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

Eligibility:

  • Award is restricted to investigation of the geomorphology of semiarid and arid terrains in the United States and Mexico.
  • Recipients of a previous award may reapply if additional support is needed to complete their work.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. It will be given each year to a GSA Member or Fellow between 30 and 65 years of age who has published one or more significant papers in geomorphology.

Ineligibility:

  • Funds cannot be used for work already accomplished.