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Field Camp Scholarships
February 24, 2013 | Geological Society of America

If you are a GSA member you can apply for a scholarship of $2000 to support your field camp expenses. These scholarships are sponsored by GSA and ExxonMobil.

If you are a field camp leader, check out the “Field Camp Excellence Award”. It’s $10,000 to support your field camp. Deadlines are April 8.


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Field Camp Scholar Award
March 28, 2013 | Geological Society of America
"This award is for undergraduate students to attend summer field camp. Seventeen students will be awarded $2,000 each to attend the field camp of their choice based on diversity, economic/financial need, and merit." Quoted from the GSA announcement. Supported by GSA and ExxonMobil.

Field Camp – Past and Present
July 24, 2013 | Earth Magazine
EarthMagazine has an article titled: "Mapping field camp’s past and present: Exploring a mainstay of geoscience education". Related: Comprehensive List of Field Camps

Field Camp Attendance is up 92 Percent Since 2006
December 9, 2013 | American Geosciences Institute
The number of students attending geology field camps in the United States has increased 92% since 2006. Most of the field camps are held in the western United States.


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