Rocky Mountain Section Grants
The Rocky Mountain Section thanks the GSA Foundation for their support of our Programs.
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Undergraduate Student Research Grant Proposals
I. Policies & Award
Funds are available for undergraduate Geology students in support of research in the area of the Rocky Mountain Section of GSA. Applications are due 1 March 2019, at at midnight, Mountain Time.
- The award is open to undergraduate Earth Science students who are currently enrolled in a B.S. or B.A. degree program.
- Priority will be given to projects that involve the Rocky Mountain region.
- The undergraduate student must be a member in good standing of the Rocky Mountain Section of GSA.
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- The proposal is submitted as a complete packet, including the cover page and all other components.
Up to $750 may be requested.
The award may not be used to pay salary, buy personal software, or attend a professional meeting such as GSA. Appropriate use of funds includes purchasing field or lab supplies, paying for expenses related to field work, paying for sample analyses, etc. Priority will be given to students who have not previously received an undergraduate research grant from RMS-GSA.
If you receive an award:
- Each student who receives an award is expected to submit a final report. The final report will be a maximum of 500 words and should explain how the RMS-GSA funds were used to successfully conduct the project. List any presentations or publications resulting from the funded research. Please email the final report to the RMS GSA Section Secretary by 1 March 2020.
- Students who have received an award are strongly encouraged to present their results at a Rocky Mountain Section GSA meeting.
II. Application Guidelines
- Download the Application Checklist
- Download and complete RMS-GSA Application Form.
- Applications should be emailed to: Harland Goldstein (), RMS-GSA Vice-Chair.
- Reviewers will use this Evaluation Form to rate the proposals.