New Named Grants Started
The second AAPG Named Grant to be established
by a society has been announced by the AAPG Foundation.
The SEAPEX Grant is the result of a $20,000 contribution
by the South East Asia Petroleum Exploration Society to the Foundation,
and will provide a $1,000 grant each year to a geoscience graduate
The SEAPEX Grant is available to students from Southeast
Asia -- Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia,
Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor
The first Named Grant established by a society was
the Bernold M. "Bruno" Hanson Memorial Environmental Grant, established
last year by the Division of Environmental Geosciences.
The SEAPEX Grant joins the list of four other Named
Grants that were established over the past several months for the
Grants-in-Aid Program, all honoring members who died in 2001. They
The Foundation's Grants-in-Aid program recently awarded
$168,600 to 96 geoscience graduate students, and the total number
of Foundation Named Grants is now 45.
Named Grants can be established by individuals, corporations,
societies or any other group.
For more information
on the program, or to see a list
of this year's GIA recipients