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Annual Meeting Field Trip Scholarships Offered
As part of the Roy J. Shlemon Meeting Awards Program, the GSA Engineering Geology Division is providing funding for two students to attend GSA Annual Meeting field trips. The scholarships will cover the price of the field trip. You must be a student member of the Engineering Geology Division making satisfactory progress toward your degree. For a detailed description of this program, you can visit the Division Web site, and click on "Scholarships." If you need more information, contact Rob Larson at
Deadline for applications: 1 August 2007.
The GSA Geoscience Education Division is offering US$50 scholarships for students to participate in division-sponsored field trips. This subsidy is for the first five student registrants who are valid Division members. Students: please pay the full field trip fee when you register; the Geoscience Education Division will be reimburse you after the GSA meeting. Visit the Geoscience Education Division Web site, for contact information.
The GSA Geobiology and Geomicrobiology Division will be offering one student scholarship to cover the registration costs for field trip number 403, "Cornucopia of coal and coalbed gas in the Powder River Basin: From mining and utilization to methane and methanogens." The student must be a Geobiology and Geomicrobiology Division member in order to receive this US$290 scholarship. For more information, contact Stuart Birnbaum at .
The Structural Geology and Tectonics Division of GSA is also offering scholarships to student Division members to take part in GSA Annual Meeting field trips. Awards are of variable size, but can be as much as the full cost of the field trip, depending on the number and size of requests. If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, please send an e-mail with the following information to Bill Dunne, SGT Division chair, at : field trip and cost; description of how the field trip complements thesis research (up to 1 page in length); and confirmation of Division student membership.