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Student Research and Funding Opportunities

Senior Research Project Supplement

Deadline 10/1/2021

SRPS is designed to support expenses associated with senior research projects in 500 or 700 level courses. For AY 2021-22, maximum reimbursement is $1,200; the average expense request in AY 19-20 was $964 with an average approved amount of $788. Approved expenses are reimbursed or charged directly.

For more information:

https://www.middlebury.edu/office/teaching-learning-research/student-resources/undergraduate-research/funding/senior-research-project-supplement

To Apply:

To apply for SRPS and Hoskin funding, complete the SRPS online application.

Vermont Geology Society

The Vermont Geological Society (VGS) Research Grant Program supports original research on Vermont geology by undergraduate and graduate students and secondary school teachers (grades 7-12).  Requests for grants are judged on how well the proposed research will advance the science of geology and its related branches within the State of Vermont. 

For more information:

http://www.uvm.org/vtgeologicalsociety/grantpolicy.html

To Apply:

Download application from 

http://www.uvm.org/vtgeologicalsociety/grantpolicy.html

or

Contact Jon Kim, Vermont Geological Survey, 1 National Life Drive, Davis 2, Montpelier, Vermont 05620-3902, e-mail: jon.kim@vermont.gov

Ethel and William Schuele Scholarship


The primary goal of the Burlington Gem and Mineral Club (BGMC) Ethel and William Schuele Scholarship is to promote and support original research on Vermont geology by undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in a college or university within New England or New York. Requests for scholarships are judged on how well the proposed research will advance the science of geology and its related branches within the State of Vermont.  One scholarship will be awarded on a competitive basis per calendar year.  The scholarship is in the amount of $1,000.00.

For more information and application instructions:

http://www.burlingtongemandmineralclub.org/schuele-scholarship.html

Undergraduate Research Experience with Bigelow Laboratory

Middlebury Geology students can take advantage of the Bigelow Laboratory of Ocean Sciences NSF-sponsored REU program.  The REU program pairs about 30 students with research mentors each summer at Bigelow Laboratory in coastal Maine. They aim to introduce students to ocean science, often with a microbial and or molecular focus, through hands-on experiences in the research lab and at sea. 

More Information

https://www.bigelow.org/education/reu/

How to Apply

https://www.bigelow.org/education/reu/how-to-apply.html

Department of Geology

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