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PhD Student Research Grants (sponsored by Elsevier)

 

ElsevierSummary of Grant

The objective of the PhD Student Research Grant program is to assist PhD students registered in a recognized program at a PhD-degree granting institution in any country who is undertaking research in an area of geochemistry to acquire geochemical analyses in support of the student’s dissertation research. Beginning in 2011, student research grants are generously supported by Elsevier.

A PhD Student Research Grant shall consist of a grant of up to $3000 (US), the specific amount decided by the Committee, to support the analytical needs of geochemistry PhD student. The award also includes a certificate and an article profiling the recipient in the IAGC Newsletter and the IAGC website. Each recipient of a PhD Student Research Grant also receives a complementary 1-year membership to IAGC for the year following receipt of the award if the recipient is not already an Association member. Up to three PhD Student Research Grants may be awarded annually, based upon receipt of one or more deserving proposals received, as determined by the Committee.

Authorized uses of Research Student Grant funds include:

  1. the cost of preparing PhD dissertation research samples for geochemical analysis
  2. travel to an analytical facility to undertake geochemical sample analysis
  3. the cost of geochemical analyses of PhD dissertation research samples

Application Procedure

Applications for Student Research Grant Awards for are accepted through 1-December each year. Funds are dispersed to winning applicants on or before 1-May of the following year. The recipients of each Student Research Grant will be profiled on the Association website and in the mid-year edition of the IAGC Newsletter.

Download the application form below to apply (available in two formats):


Previous Winners

Name Institution Year Newsletter Announcement
Mark Torres University of Southern California - USA 2013 Number 58, June 2013
William Haskell University of Southern California - USA 2013 Number 58, June 2013
Chiara Borelli Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst. - USA 2013 Number 58, June 2013
Pieter Aukes University of Waterloo - CANADA 2013 Number 58, June 2013
Alice Du Vivier Durham University - UK 2012 Number 57, Nov 2012
Jill Ghelerter Georgia State University - USA 2012 Number 57, Nov 2012
Peter Tollan Durham University - UK 2012 Number 57, Nov 2012
Rixiang Huang Baylor University - USA 2011 Number 54, May 2011
Anita Thapalia University of Texas El Paso - USA 2011 Number 54, May 2011
Oluyinka Oyemumi Virginia Tech - USA 2011 Number 54, May 2011
Karla Leslie University of Kansas - USA 2011 Number 54, May 2011
G.P. Gurumurthy Manipal Institute of Technology - INDIA 2010 Number 52, June 2010
Lindsay MacKenzie University of Montana - USA 2010 Number 52, June 2010
Cristina Puscas University of South Florida - USA 2010 Number 52, June 2010
Kieran Craven University of Dublin Trinity College - IRELAND 2009 Number 50, May 2009
Taoi Sun Louisiana State University - USA 2009 Number 50, May 2009
Anastasia Iglen University of Alaska-Fairbanks - USA 2009 Number 50, May 2009
David Vinson Duke University - USA 2009 Number 50, May 2009
Rebecca Saunders Pennsylvania State University - USA 2009 Number 50, May 2009
Jordan Mayor University of Florida - USA 2009 Number 50, May 2009
Bryn Kimball Pennsylvania State University - USA 2008 Number 48, April 2008
Ibrahim Barrie University of Amsterdam - NETHERLANDS 2008 Number 48, April 2008
Alejandro Villalobos-Aragón University of Texas El Paso - USA 2008 Number 48, April 2008
Lindsay MacKenzie University of Montana - USA 2008 Number 48, April 2008

 

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