AWG Brunton Award

AWG Brunton Award

Texas State University

Texas State University

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15 Dec 2023
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Partial funding
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The Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG) is an international organization devoted to enhancing the quality and level of participation of women in geosciences and to introduce girls and young women to geoscience careers. AWG, through the support of its Foundation and donors, provides several awards and scholarships to deserving women across the globe. The AWG Brunton Award promotes the future of field mapping and data acquisition for the upcoming generation of people whose gender identity has been historically underrepresented in the geosciences. Applicants should have a passion for and exceptional experience with field work, including internships, field camp, coursework with a field-based research component, or research. Awardees will receive an engraved Brunton compass and a one-year AWG membership.

Discipline: Humanities and Social Sciences, Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Eligibility: Applicants must: be graduate students in the geosciences whose gender identity has been historically underrepresented in the geosciences have performed field work* as an essential component of undergraduate or graduate research, internship, field camp, or other type of field project;* Virtual field studies (e.g. satellite data, drone mapping) completed during the pandemic will be considered have future plans to continue in the geosciences, with fieldwork as an integral part of their graduate degree or career; and promote the fundamental value and need for field-based studies within the geoscience profession through project results, quality of work, and capabilities of the applicant

Academic level: Masters, Doctoral

Citizenship: U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, International

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Award category: Experiential

Award cycle: Annual

Population: , Women

Contact: 303.412.6219 office@awg.org

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