American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation Grants-in-Aid


To support graduate (Master's or PhD) students whose research can be applied to the search for, and development of, petroleum and energy-minerals resources, and to related environmental geology issues.

Grants are to be applied to expenses directly related to the student's thesis work, such as summer fieldwork, analytical analyses, etc. Funds are not to be used to purchase capital equipment, or to pay salaries, tuition or room and board during the school year. Students are eligible to win twice.


Open to graduate and doctorate students of any nationality.

Quantity Available



  • Annual
  • Dependent on funds available

Award Value

A maximum of US$3,000

Application procedure

Applicants must complete an application form and submit certified college academic transcripts and signed statements from professors commenting on the applicant's academic credentials and endorsements. Applicants must apply online the website being external link.

Closing date

January 31st

Study Level

  • Doctorate
  • Graduate

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Foundation

Established by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) in 1967, the AAPG Foundation is a public foundation, qualified to receive gifts that are tax-deductible for United States of America taxpayers, in support of worthwhile educational and scientific programmes or projects related to the geosciences.

Contact Details

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Foundation by using the links below.


FindAPhd .com for PhD studentships and programmes


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