SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS
The Lawrence A. Taylor Research Fund in Petrology and Geochemistry
Now Accepting Applications!
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Career Stage
Student
Award Type
Grant
Of Note
Application process
Submission Window
January 17 - March 27

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.

Honor Benefits
Recipients receive the following:

  • A $4,000 grant
  • An award certificate 

Criteria for a Successful Application

Applications are evaluated on the following:
SCIENTIFIC MERIT

The review committee is instructed to rate the quality of the proposal/personal statement/proposed budget. 

STRUCTURE OF THE APPLICATION

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. 

Eligibility

Applicant
The applicant must:
  • 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
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All Parties
Must be in compliance with AGU's professional conduct policy.
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