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TSOP 2004 graduate student grant information
MaryAnn Love Malinconico

Wednesday, March 17, 2004 11:02:31 PM

The Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP) invites applications for graduate student research grants. The purpose of the grants is to foster research in organic petrology (which includes coal petrology, kerogen petrology, organic geochemistry and related disciplines) by providing support to graduate students from around the world, who demonstrate the application of organic petrology concepts to research problems. Grant Size: Monetary awards up to a maximum of $1,000.00 US will be granted. TSOP will also provide Merit Awards, in the form of certificates redeemable for TSOP publications, to top-ranking applicants not receiving grants. The program awards a maximum of two grants each year. Use of Grant: Grants are to be applied to expenses directly related to the studentís thesis work, such as summer fieldwork, laboratory analyses, etc. A portion (not to exceed 25%) of the funds may be used to attend TSOP Annual Meetings. Funds should not be used to purchase capital equipment, to pay salaries, tuition, room, or board during the school year. Funds must be spent within 18 months of receipt of the award. Application Deadline: TSOP graduate student research grant application deadline is May 1, 2004. Grants will be awarded in September, 2004. Detailed information and an application form on the TSOP web site or applications may be obtained from S. J. Russell, Shell UK Exploration and Production, 1 Altens Farm Rd., Nigg, Aberdeen AB12 3FY, United Kingdom; fax: +44(0)1224 88 3689 ; e-mail: ****************************************** 2004 TSOP annual meeting, Sept. 26-Oct.1, Sydney, Australia

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