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Student Travel Stipend

Each year, the Geo-Institute Organizational Member Council provides graduate students, who are Geo-Institute members, the opportunity to win a travel grant to attend the Geo-Institute Organizational Member/Student Career Fair at the annual conference. This opportunity is open only to G-I student members.

Student Travel Grant Application 2020

Forty students will be selected by the GeoInstitute to receive a $300 travel grant to attend the Geo-Congress 2020 and participate in the OM Career Fair, "Speed-Dating" style, during the Geo-Congress 2020.

To be considered for one of the stipends, students must first register for the Congress, and then complete and submit the Student Travel Grant Application by November 30, 2019.

Successful travel grant winners will be notified via email by December 15, 2019. Checks will be mailed the week of March 1, 2020, after the confirmed event attendance.

* Application Deadline: November 30, 2019

Small Grants Program

The Student Leadership Council (SLC) Small Grants Program (SGP) provides Graduate Student Organizations (GSO) access to small amounts of funding for student related activities.

Grants are applied for by GSOs and awarded by a committee composed of SLC members. Successful proposals must have clearly defined anticipated outcomes with one (or more) of the following objectives:

  • Promote the geo-profession and student engagement with the Geo-Institute
  • Increase technical knowledge and/or professional skills of the participants
  • Provide a valuable service to the community