Alumni – Geology
Connect with the NAU Geology Program
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Ways to help current geology students at NAU
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Due to budget shortfalls in most states, state supported institutions of higher learning are becoming increasingly dependent on donor support. If you give a gift to one of the funds listed below, all of it will go to support the NAU Geology Program.
To make a donation online, please click here. Under “Area to Support”, please choose: Engineering, Forestry & Natural Sciences, College of, then under “Fund” choose the foundation account you would like to contribute to!
To make a donation by mail, write the check out to the NAU Foundation and indicate the specific fund in the memo section on the check.
Send it to:
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, AZ 86011.
Or, you may contribute with your credit card (Mastercard or VISA) by calling 928-523-6755 weekdays from 8-5 MST.
You may work for a company that will match your gift. Many other kinds of gifts are also possible, including scholarships named as you wish, real estate, securities, bequeaths, and planned giving. If these options interest you, please contact:
Foundations Accordion Closed
Friday Lunch Clubbe– Supports graduate student research projects. Funding decisions are made by a committee of alumni following evaluation of rigorous proposals submitted by graduate students. All money in the fund can be spent. Fund 4547.
Geology Fund – Discretionary money for the Geology department. Can be spent on whatever we need, including research and teaching equipment, salaries for students, professional travel, etc. All money in the fund can be spent. Fund 4109.
McCulloch Fund – Accrued interest goes to benefit geology student research on some aspect of the Grand Canyon or Colorado River. Fund 1334.
Stan Beus Faculty Award – Money in the fund provides recognition for faculty excellence. The money goes to support one or more students in research projects being supervised by the awardee. All money in the fund can be spent. Fund 4749.
Prize for Outstanding Women in Geology – Money in the fund provides recognition to one or more senior undergraduate women in Geology. All money in the fund can be spent. Fund 4843.
Geology Scholarships – Provides scholarships to geology students as decided by the Geology department. All money in the fund can be spent. Fund 4110.
Southwest Stratigraphic Research Fund – Supports student research on problems related to stratigraphy. All money in the fund can be spent. Fund 4817.
Cree Family Scholarship – Accrued interest goes to benefit an outstanding geology major in his or her junior or senior year. Fund 1322.
Student Field Experience Fund – Supports seniors and graduate students for Advanced Field class and field trips outside the southwest. Fund 5340.
Geology Field Experience – Established to ensure that quality fieldwork opportunities are available to students within the Geology Program in an effort to inspire future geologists. Supports domestic field experiences for students in the Geology Program. Fund 1734.
Friday Lunch Clubbe Accordion Closed
The Friday Lunch Clubbe is an organization of ex-NAU Geology grad students. Our mission is to support current graduate students in the department. We do this primarily by sponsoring a yearly grant program to provide financial assistance to current graduate students for their summer field research and occasionally offering financial assistance for field trips, and yearly social events.
SES Foundation Funds Accordion Closed
Fund # Name of Fund – Awardee group. Visit the NAU Giving website to make donation to any of our funds.
#1010 Tom and Rose Bedwell Earth Physics Award – Geology Seniors
#1044 Lisa Marie Jones Memorial Scholarship – Scholarship support to meritorious students with a C+ grade average or its equivalent who are financially needy, permanent residents of Arizona, majoring in the environmental sciences at Northern Arizona University, with a class standing of junior, senior or graduate student
#1061 Bill Morrall Memorial Conservation Scholarship – Provides scholarship funds to students who meet the following criteria: a) Working towards a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree; b) Enrolled in conservation related environmental studies such as: Ecosystem Analysis, Fish and Wildlife Management, Forestry and Range Management, Conservation Journalism or Education, Environmental Pollution (toxic waste, chemical research regarding air, water, land or other related subjects), Soil Conservation, Land Use Planning, Energy, and other
#1322 Cree Family Scholarship – Geology Seniors
#1334 L.C. B. Mac McCullough Geology Endowment – Geology Graduate Students working in Colorado River basin
#1607 Ronald C. Blakey Scholarship Fund for Graduate Research – Geology Graduate Students working in Sedimentary Geology
#1636 The Charles Olajos & Ted Goslow Chair for Southwestern Env. Science & Policy Main – purpose is to support the Endowed Chair.
#1697 David E Sanders Award – the semester RA for Geology Graduate Student
#1708 Becker Family Award in Geology – Field expenses for Geology Graduate Student – Undergraduate student team
#1734 Geology Field Experience Endowment -Field experiences for Undergraduates majoring in Geology
#1749 Muehlberger Family Award – Undergraduate and/or graduate students in Geology or Environmental Science
#1750 Water Resources Research Support Fund – SES students conducting research in Water Science and Policy
#4109 Geology Department – General Fund used mainly for student related activities in Geology Program
#4110 Geology Department Scholarship Fund – Awards to students in the Geology Program
#4214 Quaternary Sciences Program – Awards to students in the Paleo Environments area the MS Env Science & Policy
#4314 Environmental Sciences – General Fund used mainly for student related activities in Environmental Program
#4342 Environmental Science Scholarship – Awards to students in the Environmental Science Program
#4547 Friday Lunch Clubbe – Geology Graduate students based on humorous proposals and voted by alumni
#4749 Stan Beus Faculty Award – Geology Professor and one of their students for a project
#4782 Environmental Fund for a Sustainable Future – Assist students pursuing careers in the environmental sciences (broadly defined), and whose interests include preservation, protection and/or restoration of our environment
#4843 Prize for Outstanding Undergraduate in Geology – Recognize outstanding undergraduates and to encourage theto pursue goals at any level
#4946 Conservation Science Gift Fund – Support to foster student involvement in conservation science
#5002 Research Fund for Basin-Structure Studies – Geology Graduate student research in Transition zone in Nevada and Arizona
#5020 John W. Prather Scholarship – Support graduate student research in conservation biology
#5034 Geology Graduate Student Scholarship – Awarded to Geology Graduate students
#5108 Landscape Conservation – Funds for a new initiative for Landscape Conservation – discretionary account
#5133 Wyss Scholars Program for the Conservation of the American West – Scholarships for master’s degree students who are pursuing careers in land conservation and management
#5204 Montgomery Prize – Best poster from MS Geology student in last year before graduation
#5263 Environmental Studies – Awards to students in the Environmental Studies Program
#5264 Climate Science & Solutions – Awards to students in the Climate Science and Solutions Program