Scholarships and Fellowships

GSA Graduate Student Research Grants

The Geological Society of America (GSA) offers research grants to provide partial support of master’s and doctoral thesis research in the geological sciences for graduate students enrolled in universities in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Central America. Applications close on February 2, 2023. Visit Graduate Student Research Grants to learn more.

Expanding Representation in Geosciences Scholarship

The goal of GSA’s Expanding Representation in Geosciences (ERG) Scholarship is to foster the success of diverse students and to encourage their persistence in GSA as members, role models, and future leaders in geosciences. Applications open on March 1, 2023. Visit GSA to learn more.

Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship for Women Geoscience Graduate Students

The Wallace Scholarship supports one Master’s and one Doctoral female geoscience graduate student each year. This highly competitive award of $5000 is awarded based on academic merit and potential for a robust career in geosciences. All women pursuing a graduate degree during the 2023-2024 academic year at accredited U.S. institutions in a recognized geoscience program are encouraged to apply. Applications are due on February 5, 2023. Visit Wallace Scholarship to learn more.

AGI Scholarship for Advancing Diversity in the Geoscience Profession

This scholarship helps geoscience students from underrepresented communities bridge the challenging step of moving from an undergraduate degree in geosciences into a full-time graduate program. This scholarship provides a $5000 award to support a student of high potential through this critical point of their geoscience career. The deadline to apply is February 13, 2023. Visit Diversity Scholarship to learn more.

Association for Women in Science (AWIS) ScholarshipsAssociation for Women in Science (@AWISNational) / Twitter

The 2023 application window for Association for Women in Science (AWIS) scholarships is now open. Thirteen scholarships are available across four different categories, supporting women pursuing STEM degrees and careers at undergraduate, postdoctoral, and professional levels. All scholarship applications close on February 28, 2023. Visit AWIS Scholarships to learn more.

AGU Research Grants

American Geophysical Union | RDA The American Geophysical Union (AGU) offers yearly travel and research grants to students and early career researchers to support travel to AGU meetings and research in specific areas of Earth and space science. Currently, applications are being accepted for six different research grants. Topics include atmosheric and space science, geophysics, petrology and geochemistry, and more. Applications close on April 12, 2023. Visit AGU Travel Grants to learn more.