Apologies for cross-posting, but please help to get the word out to students doing geoscience education research and presenting at GSA!




GED Student Travel Grants


GED Student Members: Are you presenting at the GSA Annual Meeting this fall? The Geoscience Education Division is offering several travel grants up to $250 to student members who are presenting work in geoscience education at the 2008 GSA Annual Meeting in Houston. Grants will be awarded based on merit and financial need.  


To be eligible for an award, you must be:


a) A student member of GSA and the Geoscience Education Division in good standing – to join now see http://gsaged.org/ and click on "How Do I Join?"


b) Presenting a poster or talk at the 2008 Annual Meeting in a geoscience education topical or discipline session.


To apply for the award, please send to [log in to unmask] as a single e-mail attachment:

(1)   Confirmation of your standing as a student member of the GED (member number),

(2)   A copy of your accepted abstract,

(3)   A current CV, limited to 2 pages, and  

(4)   A brief itemized budget and statement of your financial needs, including all other sources of funding


Applications should be sent to Eric Pyle at [log in to unmask], and must be received by August 15, 2008 for consideration. Notification of grant status will be made prior to the September 2 registration deadline, and awards will be made following confirmation of attendance at the GSA Annual Meeting.


Faculty, please direct your students in geoscience education to this opportunity!