Supporting Student Researchers
Beginning in 2021, The Lawrence A. Taylor Research Fund in Petrology and Geochemistry, provided through the generosity of Dong-Hwa Shin (Dawn) Taylor, will provide grants for two PhD students pursuing studies in the fields of Petrology and/or Geochemistry and who demonstrate excellent research in their field. The grant will cover some of the financial burden associated with candidate’s research studies.
- A $4,000 grant
- An award certificate
Criteria for a Successful Application
The review committee is instructed to rate the quality of the proposal/personal statement/proposed budget.
In addition to the scientific merit of the proposal, reviewers will also be instructed to rate the quality of the CV, recommendation letters, and provide an overall rating for the application.
- be currently enrolled in a doctoral program, engaged in the study of Petrology and/or Geochemistry
- conduct research in the fields of Petrology and/or Geochemistry
- be a current AGU student member