SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS
Jerome M. Paros Scholarships in Geophysical Instrumentation
Now Accepting Applications!
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Career Stage
Student
Award Type
Scholarship
Of Note
Affiliated with multiple sections;
Application process
Submission Window
January 17 - March 27
Established 2020

Supporting Student Researchers

The Paros Scholarships in Geophysical Instrumentation were established through the generosity of Jerome M. Paros to support graduate students with a demonstrated interest in geophysical instrumentation and precise field measurements in seismology, atmospheric sciences, or ocean sciences. Three students are selected each year to help build a solid pool of talent working on and interested in geophysical instrumentation.

Honor Benefits
Recipients receive the following:

  • A $5,000 scholarship 
  • An award certificate 

Criteria for a Successful Application

Applicants are evaluated on the following:
SCIENTIFIC MERIT

The review committee will rate the quality of the project narrative, including the creativity/originality, organization and clarity of statement of purpose, delineation of research methods, and explanation of expected impact.  

STRUCTURE OF THE APPLICATION

Reviewers will also rate the quality of the CV, letters of support, and personal statement, and provide an overall rating of the application.

Eligibility

Applicant
The applicant must:
  • be enrolled in a graduate program at an accredited academic institution at the time of application
  • conduct graduate-level work demonstrating an interest in geophysical measurements and instrumentation with applications in seismology, atmospheric sciences, and/or ocean sciences
All Parties
Must be in compliance with AGU's professional conduct policy.
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