Deadline: November 8, 2017

Agency/Sponsor: Department of the Interior

Website: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=297215

The goal of this funding opportunity is to train the next generation fo geologic mappers. Funds will be provided for graduate and selected undergraduate students in academic research projects that involve geologic mapping as a major component. Through these cooperative agreements NCGMP hopes to expand the research and educational capacity of academic programs that teach earth science students the techniques of geologic mapping and field data analysis. Another important goal is to increase the level of communication between the Nations geologic surveys (both State Geological Surveys and the USGS) and geologic mappers in the academic community. 

Eligibility: U.S. accredited university Geoscience or related Departments are eligible for EDMAP funds. Eligible students for support include Masters or Doctoral students fo Geoscience related departments and qualified Junior and Seniors who have received some basic mineralogy, petrology and structural geology training

Funds: the bulk of the award is intended to support the students mapping efforts. EDMAP cooperative agreements do not support faculty salarieT



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