Geological Society of America

Richard Hay Student Paper/Poster Award

At the 2006 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, the Management Board of the Archaeological Geology Division elected to rename the student travel award for a distinguished scientist in Archaeological Geology. After consulting with his family, the student paper/poster award was officially named the Richard Hay Student Paper/Poster Award. Richard Hay was a long-standing member of the Archaeological Geology Division and had a long and distinguished career in sedimentary geology, mineralogy, and archaeological geology. He is particularly well known for his work on the Olduvai Gorge and Laetoli hominid-bearing sites and was awarded the Division's Rip Rapp award in 2000. The Division is proud to have our student travel award bear his name.

The Richard Hay Student Paper/Poster Award is a travel grant awarded to a student presenting a paper or poster at the GSA's annual meeting. The grant is competitive and will be awarded based on the evaluation of the scientific merit of the research topic and the clarity of an expanded abstract for the paper or poster prepared by a student for presentation in the Division's technical session at the meeting.

**Please note that both undergraduate and graduate students presenting at GSA will be considered for this award.

ATTENTION!
Students and advisors may access application and reference forms by clicking on the links provided below.

Please read all three application forms and directions carefully. Note that applicants must submit an abstract to GSA by the deadline and present at the annual national meeting.

Download the following forms:
APPLICATION FORM FOR RICHARD HAY AWARD
REFEREE FORM FOR RICHARD HAY AWARD
TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR RICHARD HAY AWARD

These forms must be emailed as an attachment and sent to gsa.agd@gmail.com **Note: you will recieve an automatic response after submiting the application materials. The application deadline is September 20, annually.

For more information contact:
Rolfe D. Mandel (Chair)
Kansas Geological Survey
1930 Constant Ave.
Lawrence, KS 66047-3726
Phone: 785-864-2171
mandel@ku.edu

Past Recipients:

1989
Tina Niemi, Stanford University
1990
Brain Hansen, University of Texas
1990 
Angela R. Linse, University of Washington
1990 
Rinata A. Dalan, University of Minnesota
1991
No award.
1992
Sheena K. Beaverson, University of Minnesota
1993
David D. Kuehn, Texas A&M
1994
Elisabeth Miksa, Desert Archeaology
1995
Andrew Ivester, University of Georgia
1996
No award.
1997
Elisabeth Miksa, University of Arizona 
1998
William J. Chadwick, University of Delaware
1999
Janet Van Dyke, University of Illinois 
2000
No award.
2001
No award.
2002
No award.
2003
Sidney Carter, Stanford University
2004
Elizabeth Robertson, University of Calgary
2005
No award.
2006
No award.
2007
Laura R. Murphy, University of Kansas
2008
Kevin Jones, University of Arizona
2009
Aislinn Deely, Robert F. Kennedy Science Research Institute
2009
Tabitha Griffith, New Mexico State University
2010
Andrew Kowler, University of Arizona
2010
Jeremias Pink, Idaho State University
2011
Gary Stinchcomb, Baylor University
2011
Michele Stillinger, University of Minnesota
2012
Kevin Coffey, UCLA
2013
Anna Wieser, University of Kansas

 


Claude C. Albritton, Jr. Award

Under the auspices of the Archaeological Geology Division, family, friends and close associates of Claude C. Albritton, Jr., have formed a memorial fund in his honor at the GSA Foundation. Initially, the fund was set up with a gift of several thousand dollars. Members of the division, other GSA members, and those who know Claude are being asked to consider contributing to this fund.

The Albritton Award Fund provides scholarships and fellowships for graduate students in the earth sciences or archaeology for research. Recipients of the award are students who have (1) an interest in achieving a Master's or Ph.D. degree in earth sciences or archaeology; (2) an interest in applying earth science methods to archaeological research; and (3) an interest in a career in teaching and academic research. Awards in the amount of $650 are given in support of thesis or dissertation research, with emphasis on the field and/or laboratory aspects of the research. Those desiring further information about these scholarships or applying for one should contact:

Rolfe D. Mandel (Chair)
Kansas Geological Survey
1930 Constant Ave.
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66047-3726
Phone: 785-864-2171
mandel@ku.edu

Information about the award and award terms can be found here: Claude Albritton Award Terms of Reference

Students and advisors: Click on the following links to access the application and referee forms:

STUDENTS: CLAUDE ALBRITTON APPLICATION FORM
ADVISORS and PROFESSORS: CLAUDE ALBRITTON REFEREE FORM

These forms must be emailed as an attachment and sent to gsa.agd@gmail.com **Note: you will recieve an automatic response after submiting the application materials. Deadline: March 5, annually.


Recipients:

1997
Jason A. Rech, University of Arizona 
1998
Sarah C. Sherwood, University of Tennesse
1999
Jennifer Smith, University of Pennsylvania
2000
No award.
2001
E.Christian Wells, Arizona State University
2001
Heidi Luchsinger, Texas A&M University 
2002
Jenny A. Bennett, University of Exeter
2002
Sidney Carter, Stanford University
2003
Matthew Leavesley, Australian National University
2004
Marjorie Heyman
2005
Collin Cooke, University of Pittsburgh
2006
Elizabeth Sonnerberg, McMaster University
2007
Cynthia Fadem, Washington University, St. Louis
2007
Katie Adelsberger, Washington University, St. Louis
2008
Kurt Rademaker, University of Maine
2009
Peter Lanzarone, University of Georgia
2009
Howard Cyr, University of Calgary
2011
Cynthia Bradbury, Boise State University
2011
Fumie Iizuka, University of Arizona
2012
Jill Onken, University of Arizona
2013
Andrea (Ellie) Maniery, University of Reno