Earth & Environmental Sciences

The 2010 Charles McMorrow Award
For Undergraduate Research in Geology

In 1994, Charles F. McMorrow '49 endowed an award to support the research of undergraduates working on problems in the earth or environmental sciences. We are now soliciting proposals for this award.

Undergraduate students interested in research in the earth and/or environmental sciences are invited to propose a project or endeavor. The best suitable proposal will receive an award of up to $1000 towards the completion the proposed activity.

To submit a proposal, complete a description outlining the project or endeavor in terms of its merits, goals, and outcomes. This description should address the procedures and techniques to be used. This description should not exceed two pages of written text, excluding any illustrations and cited sources. Additionally. proposals must also include a detailed budget of estimated expenses for the completion of the activity.

Applications will be evaluated by the faculty of the Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences.

Suggested projects or endeavors:

  • Conducting independent research on a topic of your own choosing
  • Continuing a Field Methods project
  • Collaborating with an Earth Science or Environmental researcher
  • Completing fieldwork or other research-related travel
  • Presenting a paper at a research meeting

Submissions are due by February 22, 2010

Please address questions and proposal submissions to Jon Price (JSC 1W13, x2372, )

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Last Update: Thursday, January 28, 2010