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GeoCorps™ America NPS Geoscientists-In-the-Parks (GIP) IGC Travel Grant

GeoCorps America is a program of the Geological Society of America, operated in partnership with government agencies and other organizations committed to science and stewardship. The program offers paid short-term geoscience positions in some of the most beautiful natural areas in the world.

Applications for summer 2016 positions accepted from 1 Feb. 2016 until noon (Mountain Time) 29 Feb. 2016.

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The National Park Service (NPS) is looking for students and professionals in the geosciences and other natural resource fields who want to use their natural resource science expertise to help the NPS to better understand and manage its natural resources. The Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program works with partners to match college students and recent graduates age 18 - 35 years old with short-term, paid, internships with the National Park Service.

Applications for summer 2016 positions accepted from 1 Jan. 2016 until noon (Mountain Time) 29 Feb. 2016.

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The Geological Society of America is accepting applications for a mentoring and travel grant program to the the 35th International Geological Congress (IGC) in Cape Town, South Africa. Students and Early Career Scientists (those within 7 years of receiving their Ph.D) are welcome to apply.

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Bighorn Basin Field Award Field Camp Scholar Award Field Camp Excellence Award

Eighth annual Field Seminar in the Bighorn Basin of north-central Wyoming emphasizing multi-disciplinary integrated basin analysis for undergraduate students, graduate students and faculty.

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This award is for undergraduate students to attend summer field camp. Twenty students will be awarded $2,000 each to attend the field camp of their choice based on diversity, economic/financial need, and merit.

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This $10,000 award is given each year to a geology field camp to assist with the summer field season. It is based on safety awareness, diversity, and technical excellence.

Program Information

This program will not be offered in 2016

Applications accepted from
early-March until 16 April 2016.

Applications accepted from
early-March until 16 April 2016.

Short Courses On To the Future (OTF)

You may edit your proposal as often as you like. It will automatically become complete on Monday, 1 February 2016

Proposals are due 1 February 2016.

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The On To the Future (OTF) Program aims to encourage participation of students underrepresented in the geosciences, by providing financial support to these students to attend their first GSA Annual Meeting.

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Note: You must be a GSA member to apply for most of these programs. See program details for full eligibility requirements.
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Details on how to apply for these programs as well as the online application forms are posted in December (GeoCorps) and February (GSA/ExxonMobil Awards) each year.

For GeoCorps questions, contact Matt Dawson,, or Allison Kerns, .
For On To the Future questions, contact Tahlia Bear,
For all other questions, contact Jennifer Nocerino,