Indiana University Bloomington

Grant Sources for Students

See Also

Grants that have been recently awarded to faculty and scientists in Geological Sciences

This list was suggested and initially compiled by Sarah Pietraszek-Mattner.

Department of Geological Sciences Endowed Funds. Many of these are earmarked for students.

The GradGrants center on campus. They run workshops and critique your grants, and have several science grant databases for use by grad students. They also list a link to the grants that are specific to IU students (Doctoral grant-in-aid, summer incentives, etc.)

The IU Grad Student Organization provides grants to graduate students.

The GSA Grants page. Includes forms and instructions.

AAPG home page, with links to its Grants-in-Aid program.

Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of research programs. Membership not required.

Mineralogical Society of America Grant for student research in mineralogy and petrology.

The Paleontological Society. Grants open to members only.

Society for Vertebrate Paleontology's awards page with links to applications.

Tobacco Root Geological Society. Scholarships supporting research in the Northern Rocky Mountains.

The Society for Organic Petrology

NSF Geoscience Page

National Physical Science Consortium—Graduate Fellowships

NASA Research opportunities

Society of Exploration Geophysicists scholarships and grants

SEPM Grants

American Chemical Society - Petroleum Research Fund Grants. These appear to be given usually to faculty, but some student awards may be possible -- or work on your advisor!

A Google search on "student grants" + geology got 10,800 results, although many are opportunities within individual geoscience departments.