The RMS-SEPM offers monetary scholarships each year for both undergraduate and graduate students in geological fields of study. RMS-SEPM is pleased to offer three scholarships annually:
The Donald L. Smith Research Grant
Offered as a tribute to the late Professor Donald Smith of Montana State University (see AAPG Bulletin, v. 69, p. 1830-1832). This grant offers a $2,000 award to a Ph.D. degree candidate.
The award is to be used for research that is directly applicable to better understanding the geology of the Rocky Mountain region.
Edwin D. McKee Grant
Offered as a tribute to the late Edwin McKee who worked for the U.S. Geological Survey for over 30 years (see AAPG Bulletin, v. 69, p. 491-493). This grant offers a $2,000 award to Undergraduate or Master's degree candidates.
The award is to be used for thesis-related research in sedimentology and/or the application of sedimentology to a better understanding of the geology of the Rocky Mountain region.
Fluvial Sedimentology Award
Offered in the amount of $2,000 to support Masters or Doctoral level student research in modern or ancient fluvial sedimentology.
Any of the scholarships may be divided among multiple winners at the discretion of RMS-SEPM.
The application deadline is April 1 of each year, and winners are announced later in the spring.
Donations are taken any time toward the Scholarship Fund.