American Geophysical Union is offering Grant Program for Research Students in Hydrology or in Water Resources Policy Sciences, Washington, 2012
Scholarship program: The Horton (Hydrology) Research Grant
Type of Award: Grant
Nationality: U.S. Citizen and Non – Citizen
Employer: American Geophysical Union
Level of study: Research
Subject(s): Hydrology (including its Physical, Chemical, or Biological aspects) or in Water Resources Policy Sciences (including Economics, Systems Analysis, Sociology and Law)
Duration: One year
Number of awards: Not known
Am I eligible? 1) Graduate students are eligible at any point in their doctoral program in hydrology, water resources, or a closely related field.
2) Appropriate topics may be in hydrology (including its physical, chemical, or biological aspects) or in water resources policy sciences (including economics, systems analysis, sociology and law).
3) Those who do not win an award in any given year are eligible to apply again in subsequent years.
4)U.S. citizenship is not a requirement to apply.
What does it cover? Awardees are recognized at the 2011 AGU Fall Meeting where they receive a one-year grant (typically $10,000) to cover research costs and related travel expenses ($500 U.S. /$1,000 international).Payment is made directly to the recipients in two installments. The first installments is presented at the AGU Fall Meeting. The second installment is given in June upon receipt by the Hydrology Section president of a brief progress report.
How do I apply? Online
Scholarship Description: The Hydrology Section of AGU was granted access to a portion of the income of the Robert E. Horton Fund for Hydrologic Research. This permitted the initiation of the Horton Research Grant for Ph.D. students, with a purpose to promote excellence through encouragement of the next generation of professionals in the hydrological sciences.
Application closing date: 1 June, 2012