Student Awards

AEG Oregon Chapter Student Award to Attend the 2020 Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon

Two award types are available for qualifying students in the Oregon Chapter Region:

STUDENT PRESENTER AWARD: $250 for meeting and field course registration.

STUDENT ATTENDEE AWARD: $100 for meeting registration

Travel reimbursement/coordination available for awardees outside of the Portland Metro Area.


All Candidates are required to submit the following items:

  • Application for Annual Meeting Student Award– Complete the application provided below and submit to the Oregon Chapter Board.
  • Confirmation of Active AEG Student Membership – If you are not currently a Student Member of AEG, you may register for free at www.aegweb.org/join-aeg.  Only Student Members of AEG are eligible for this award.
  • Geology Essay (minimum of 250 words) – Describe your geology-related activities outside of the university classroom and how these activities inform or relate to your goals for future practice as a professional geologist.

Student Presenter Award Candidates are required to meet the following additional criteria:

  • Accepted Abstract for the AEG 2020 Annual Meeting – Abstracts for the Annual Meeting must be submitted online (www.aegannualmeeting.org/technical-sessions) no later than May 1, 2020. The AEG Technical Committee should provide confirmation of acceptance by June 15, 2020. A copy of the acceptance notice from AEG must be submitted with the application.

Complete applications for these awards are due no later than 10 p.m., Friday, June 26,2020. Submittal can be completed by emailing your application to Oregon Chapter Chair, Ben George at bgeorge@ccilt.com. Selection of award winners is at the sole discretion of the AEG Oregon Chapter Board. The Board reserves the right to not select a winner(s) if applicants do not meet the minimum requirements. We expect to select winners by July 10, 2020.