NAGT offers a variety of awards and grants to educators, and scholarships to students. Consider nominating a deserving colleague or student to recognize exceptional service or work. For more information on nomination procedures go to the NAGT Awards website at
Awards, Grants, Scholarships, and Deadlines:
OEST Award: for outstanding K/12 teachers, deadline June 1st.
Neil Miner Award: for exceptional contributions in stimulating interest in the earth sciences, deadline April 1st.
James Shea Award: for exceptional contributions to geoscience writing or editing, deadline April 1st.
Bob Christman Distinguished Service Award: for outstanding service to NAGT, deadline open.
Dorothy Stout Professional Development Grant: financial grants up to $750.00 to community college faculty or students, and K-12 teachers, deadline April 15th.
Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award: for exceptional undergraduate and graduate teaching assistants, deadline June 15th.
Scholarships for Field Study: for undergraduates ($500.00) attending any field-based class as part of their degree requirements, deadline February 16th.