Gretchen L. Blechschmidt Award

Scholarship Description

The Gretchen L. Blechschmidt Award supports research by women interested in achieving a Ph.D. in the geological sciences and a career in academic research, especially in the fields of biostratigraphy and/or paleoceanography, and who have an interest in sequence stratigraphy analysis, particularly in conjunction with research into deep-sea sedimentology.  Only members of the Society are eligible.  Grants are awarded only to individuals.  Institutions, societies, universities, and so on are not eligible for grants.  Only under the most unusual circumstances will postdoctorate and faculty research be supported.  Undergraduate students are not eligible.  GSA strongly encourages women, minorities, and persons with disabilities to participate fully in this grants program.  Candidates for advanced degrees must present their projects under their own names and support them adequately by informative documentation.  Grants will not carry allowances to institutions to cover overhead costs.  Applications are evaluated on the basis of the scientific merits of the problems, the capability of the investigator, and reasonableness of the budget.  Applications must be submitted on the current form.

Year of Need: 3rd Year Grad,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: Varies

Min Award: Notspecified

Max Award:

Deadline: 2022-02-01


Sponsoring Organization Geological Society of America
3300 Penrose Place P.O. Box 9140
Boulder, CO 803019140

Contact Person: Research Grants Coordinator

Phone: 303-447-2020

Fax: 303-447-1133