Assistantships and Scholarships

The Geosciences department offers Research Assistant (RA) and Teaching Assistant (TA) positions on a competitive basis.  Please contact a potential advisor to inquire about available RA funding.

Randolph and Cecile Bromery Graduate Fellowships and Undergraduate Scholarship

cecile_billThe Geosciences Department at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst is seeking applicants for the Randolph and Cecile Bromery Graduate Fellowships and the Randolph and Cecile Bromery Undergraduate Scholarships.

The funds, provided by the generosity of Randolph ‘Bill’ and Cecile Bromery, aim to increase the participation of underrepresented US students within geology and earth sciences. Bill Bromery, a distinguished African American geophysicst, served as Commonwealth Professor at UMass, Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts and President of the Geological Society of America. He has also received numerous honorary degrees and accolades, including the National Academy of Sciences Outstanding Black Scientist award in 1997.  Read more ...

NASA Planetary Biology Internship

hip Program (PBI) provides opportunities to explore scientific questions of global scale about planet Earth. Each year the PBI Program sponsors ten interns who undertake research at NASA Research Centers or NASA-sponsored laboratories and academic institutions. Students admitted to the Microbial Diversity course at the Marine Biological Laboratory may also be selected as interns.  (NASA PBI website)

College of Natural Sciences 

CNS has a listing of available scholarships that you shoule explore.

Information about Careers in Geology

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Department of Geosciences
611 North Pleasant Street
233 Morrill Science Center
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003-9297

Phone: (413) 545-2286
Fax: (413) 545-1200

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