FIND FUNDS

Friends of Earth and Space Sciences

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This general, unrestricted fund can be used by the department for any programmatic purpose or to seize an unexpected opportunity. This key fund allows the Chair to have the financial flexibility to meet the most pressing needs of the department.

Geology UG Field Support Fund

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Provides immediate financial support for transformational student field experiences by covering field-work related expenses to undergraduates. Administered by the Chair of the Department of Earth and Space Sciences.

Friends of Washington NASA Space Grant

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This fund supports scholarships, fellowships and student research opportunities at NASA and at member institutions, plus diverse projects that strengthen science, technology, engineering and math education at UW and throughout the state.

Friends of Earthquakes Fund

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Supports leading seismic research, including the ongoing development of rapid earthquake response systems made available to the world. Helps ESS scientists monitor earthquake related events and assists researchers to forecast the impact of events such as tsunamis, slides, and fault-line and aftershock activity.

Douglas Merrill Prize for Excellence Geological Sciences

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Department's most prestigious award for a graduating senior with an exceptional record of achievement.

Anthony Qamar Endowed Memorial Fund

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Provides financial awards to graduate students in Earth and Space Sciences in recognition of the life's work of Professor Anthony Quamar.

More Funds

Afton Woolley and James William Crooks Scholarship Fund in Geological Sciences

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Provides financial assistance to undergraduate students in the Department of Earth and Space Sciences in honor of Emeritus Professor James William Crooks.

David A. Johnston Memorial Fellowship Endowment

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Provides graduate student research fellowships for students interested in the fields of geological sciences and geophysics in honor of research scientist, David A. Johnston.

Dorothy G. Stephens Fellowship

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Provides graduate assistance and supplemental support for graduate students and faculty in any of the Earth Sciences.

Dr. Jody Bourgeois Endowed Fellowship in Sedimentary Geology

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The purpose of this endowment is to provide financial assistance to graduate students in Earth and Space Sciences conducting field-supported research in: 1) sedimentary geology, which may include paleoecology, 2) neotectonics, which may include paleoseismology, and/or 3) surface processes, which may include hazards studies.

Endowed Chair in Economic Geology

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Support faculty member with expertise in the field of economic geology to train the next generation in resource exploration and development. Funds may support research assistants, curriculum development, travel, stipends, equipment, and salary.

Geological Science Unrestricted Fund

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Unrestricted support for the Department of Earth and Space Sciences in the College of the Environment.

Geology Corporations / Alumni Fund

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Provides financial assistance from alumni, friends, and corporate partners to graduate students.

Geology Scholarship Fund

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Supports scholarships in the Department of Earth and Space Sciences.

Geophysics Student Support Fnd

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Provides awards to meritorious undergraduate and graduate students interested in the field of geo-physics.

George Edward Goodspeed Geology Scholarship Fund

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Provides scholarship support for Earth and Space Sciences undergraduates interested in the field of Geology in honor of Emeritus Professor George Edward Goodspeed.

Harry E. Wheeler Scholarship Fund

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Provides financial assistance to deserving undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Earth and Space Sciences, in recognition of Emeritus Professor Harry E. Wheeler.

Howard A. Coombs Fellowship in Geological Sciences

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Endowed fellowship in Geological Sciences for graduate student supportcreated to honor esteemed faculty member and former chair, Howard A. Coombs.

Howard and Leila Coombs Scholarship Fund

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To provide endowed scholarship support for students in the field of geological sciences.

Inquisitive Graduate Student Support Fund

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To financially support graduate students in the Department of Earth and Space Sciences.

Joseph A. Vance Endowed Fellowship in Geological Sciences

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Provides financial assistance to deserving graduate students in the Department of Earth and Space Sciences, in recognition of Emeritus Professor Joseph A. Vance, UW.

Joseph A. Vance Endowed Student Support Fund

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Provides financial assistance to deserving undergraduate students in the Department of Earth and Space Sciences in recognition of Emeritus Professor Joseph A. Vance.

Julian D. and Marajane Barksdale Endowed Fund in Earth and Space Sciences

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Provides unrestricted support for the Department of Earth and Space Sciences with a preference for undergraduate student support in honor of Emeritus Professor Julian D. and Mrs. Marajane Barksdale.

North Seattle Lapidary & Mineral Club Scholarship

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Provides annual award to an outstanding ungraduate student.

Pacific Northwest Geology Opportunities Fund

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The Pacific Northwest Geology Opportunities Fund supports a range of Northwest Geological Society activities including symposia, conferences, meetings, field trips and awards involving University of Washington faculty, staff and students as well as others from partner organizations and companies.

Penwest Space Grant Gift Fund

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Provides support for globally aware students pursuing rigorous interdisciplinary science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) studies.

Peter Misch Fellowship Endowment

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Provides graduate fellowship awards to students interested in the geological sciences in honor of Emeritus Professor Peter Misch, UW.

Research Institute for Space Exploration (RISE)

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Provides support to further faculty and student research related to space exploration, including clean energy for spacecraft propulsion, and clean energy applications on Earth.

Richard E. Fuller Endowed Fund

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Provides awards to undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Earth and Space Sciences in honor of Emeritus Professor Richard E. Fuller, UW.

Robert and Mary Alice Crosson Endowed Graduate Student Support Fund

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Provides support for graduate students in the department of Earth and Space Sciences who are studying seismology.

Robert G. and Nadine E. Bassett Endowed Fund in Earth and Space Sciences

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Provides support of the department, with a preference for teaching and research in the field of geology.

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