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AWG Brunton Award (UPDATED)

>> UPDATE!! Award deadline extended until January 1st, 2019 <<

The AWG Brunton Award promotes the future of field mapping and data acquisition for the upcoming generation of women geoscientists. The award will go to a female geoscience student at the senior level or in her early graduate studies who has been a summer intern, excelled at field camp, or performed field data collection that leads to a senior or graduate thesis. The award is funded by Brunton.

General Information:

  • The award is an engraved Brunton transit.
  • A one‐year membership is sponsored by AWG.
  • Application Deadline: November 15th


  • Performed field work an essential component of a senior thesis, summer internship, field camp, graduate thesis or other types of field projects
  • Have future plans to continue in the geosciences, with fieldwork as an integral part of graduate degree or career.
  • Promote the fundamental value and need for field‐based studies within the geoscience profession through project results, quality of work, and capabilities of applicant


  • Cover letter
  • Description of research project, internship, field camp experience, or summer field experience including a sample of work, which may include a report, map, photos, and/or model based on collected data (not to exceed 4 pages).
  • Statement of future interests and career goals as related to field work and/or resume
  • Letter of recommendation from the primary field mentor

Selection Committee:

The selection committee consists of AWG members with varied and significant field experience, who are committed to promoting field data acquisition methodologies among geoscience students – our future professional geoscientists.


Send application via email to office@awg.org

Please note ‘Brunton Award’ in the subject line


Flyer attached below

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