AASP – The Palynological Society

Promoting the scientific understanding of palynology since 1967

AASP STUDENT SUPPORT

AASP ANNUAL RESEARCH GRANTS

AASP – The Palynological Society annually awards Student Research Grants to support studies in palynology. In 2014, three grants for $3000 (US) each may be awarded. Ordinarily, the scholarships will be awarded to beginning graduate students, but advanced undergraduate students may also apply. The deadline is March 31st of each year and the application form/instructions can be found here. Reminders and advice to applicants will appear  in the AASP Newsletter.

[Award Winners]


AASP TRAVEL AWARDS TO ANNUAL MEETINGS

The AASP – The Palynological Society provides limited support for travel to meetings for students who will present talks or posters. Details will appear in the Newsletter.  The deadline will be two to three months before the meeting and will vary with the date of the Annual Meeting.

Applications will be sent by email to the Chair of the AASP Awards Committee:

Martin Farley
Geology
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Pembroke, NC 28372
tel: 910 521-6478
mbfarley@sigmaxi.net


AASP GENERAL TRAVEL AWARDS

The AASP – The Palynological Society provides limited support for open travel to any meeting that would benefit students. While details of how to apply will appear in the Newsletter, the student and adviser should explain specifically how a particular meeting will benefit the student. This competition has a deadline of December 1 to cover all meetings in the following calendar year.

Applications will be sent by email to the Chair of the AASP Awards Committee:

Martin Farley
Geology
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Pembroke, NC 28372
tel: 910 521-6478
mbfarley@sigmaxi.net

 

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT AWARDS [Award Form]

In order to support the teaching of palynology at the undergraduate level, and to encourage and reward student engagement and achievement in this field, AASP-The Palynological Society announces the AASP Undergraduate Student Award.

The awards are made annually to students nominated by faculty members teaching courses with significant palynological content. One student recipient, with meritorious achievement in some aspect of the course, can be nominated per year per institution.

A faculty member, who is a member in good standing of AASP, and who teaches an appropriate course, may nominate the course using the Registration Form here.  Upon approval by the Awards Committee, faculty teaching approved courses may nominate a student to receive the award at any time of the year on the basis of their qualifying criteria.

Each award consists of one year’s free membership in the Society to include two issues of the Society’s publications, the journal Palynology and the quarterly newsletter, discounts on other AASP publications, discounted registration fees at Society meetings, and eligibility for Society awards.

 

Other Student Scholarships

The Paleontological Society

Stephen Jay Gould grants support from undergraduate- graduate- and postdoctoral-student members with a limited number of $500 grants to support research in any field or aspect of Paleontology. Deadlines vary but are usually February or March of each year. Click here for an application form.


TSOP

The Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP) has an ongoing grants program for support of thesis work. Deadlines vary but are usually March to May of each year. For information goto http://www.tsop.org/grants.htm

The Geological Society of America AGI - American Geosciences Institute IFPS