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Funding and Scholarships

Need some funding for your independent research project at Duke?

Looking for funded summer opportunities in research across the US?

A scholarship to support your EOS undergraduate career at Duke? 

First, check out funding sources for research that Duke University offers at the Undergraduate Research Office.  Second, peruse the opportunities in various fields within the Earth and Ocean Sciences provided by external organizations, societies, foundations, and institutes.  Many of these first require you to become a member, but this is exactly how this process works.   See here.

American Geophysical Union 

American Institute of Professional Geologists

American Shore and Beach Preservation Association

American Water Resources Association

American Water Works Association

American Water Works Association (North Carolina Chapter)

Association for Women Geoscientists

Association of Applied Geochemists

Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists

Clay Minerals Society

Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research

Geological Society of America (Southeastern Section)

Geological Society of America Minority Student Grant

Imaging and Geospatial Information Society 

Microscopy Society of America 

Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society 

Mineralogical Society of America (Crystallography)

Mineralogical Society of America (Mineralogy and Petrology)

National Association of Black Geoscientists

National Association of Geoscience Teachers Student Field Course Grant

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates

National Science Foundation Special Projects Funding for Undergraduates

National Speleological Society

Oceanography Society

Paleontological Society

Palynological Society

Rocky Mountains Association of Geologists Foundation

Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration 

Society for Sedimentary Geology

Society of Economic Geologists Mine Site Fieldtrip Program

Society of Exploration Geophysicists

Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists

Society of Petroleum Engineers

Society of Vertebrate Paleontology

Soil Science Society of America