2017 Application Announcement: THE NEVADA PETROLEUM & GEOTHERMAL SOCIETY – Graduate Student Research Awards in Geosciences


Two grants up to $2500 each
Amounts will depend on proposal quality, and proposal budgets. Awards will be available to support research for the summer of 2017. Applicants must be graduate students in good standing. Successful applicants will be expected to present their results to the Society upon degree completion.

Guidelines: Research topics should be

  • related directly to geology of the Great Basin, and
  • of general interest to those interested in bedrock geology problems.

Students working on lithostratigraphy, biostratigraphy, structure, geothermal systems, geophysical exploration, geochemistry of sedimentary rocks, and tectonic history are especially encouraged to apply.

To apply: Email (as PDF file) a 2-page (maximum) research proposal (include results to date, bibliography, and budget), a short (one page) vita that includes academic progress so far, and a letter of recommendation from your academic advisor (may be emailed direct from advisor) to:

James E. Faulds, Ph.D.
NPGS Scholarship Chairman
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology
University of Nevada, Reno, MS 178
Reno, NV 89557
jfaulds@unr.edu

Application materials must be received by April 21, 2017.

More information? Contact: jfaulds@unr.edu

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