Field Work Support

The following funds support field camps, field courses, and field research projects for our students.

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Beu Geology Field Camp Scholarship — Supports undergraduate students in field camp course(s) required for the Bachelor of Science degree in Geology in the Geology Department of the University of Kansas. The amounts of the scholarship and the recipients are determined by a committee approved by the Chancellor in consultation with the chair of the Department of Geology.

Dellwig Louis F. and Bets Geology Field Camp Scholarship — Provides scholarships to deserving students majoring in geology at the University of Kansas to help offset expenses of participating in field camp.

Haas Merrill Fund — The income, but not the principal, of this fund is used to support field camp studies by the Department of Geology at the University of Kansas as a means of providing a laboratory experience for students majoring in geology.

Harrison Robert R. Field Camp Scholarship — Provides scholarships to deserving students majoring in geology at the University of Kansas to help offset expenses of participating in field camp.

Laudon Lowell R. and Florence S. Fund — Supports undergraduate and graduate geology field work, specifically to encourage student-faculty trips within the Department of Geology at the University of Kansas. While the proceeds of this award shall be used primarily to support field work and student field trips, the fund also recognizes that the Department of Geology occasionally has urgent needs outside the area of field geology. Thus this fund is designated unrestricted so that these crisis needs may be met from time to time. The use of the Fund is be determined by the Chair of the Department of Geology with the approval of the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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Upcoming Colloquium


2/25/21: Dr. Katherine Ryker, Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina

3/25/21: Dr. Jonathan Payne, Professor, Geological Science, Stanford University, Stanford, California.

4/8/21: Dr. Peter Burgess, Professor of Sedimentary Geology and Head of Earth Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

4/29/21: Dr. Hildegard Westphal, Professor, Geoecology & Carbonate Sedimentology and Director of the Center for Marine Environmental Science, Bremen University, Bremen, Germany.

Geology Scholarship

The 2021-2022 Academic-Year Undergraduate Scholarship Award Application is now online.
Complete the online form to be considered for the scholarship award.