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Geology student receives undergraduate grant

Award matches student chapter at university
Thursday, April 18, 2013

Vanna Carr, a senior geology major at Missouri State University, was selected by the AAPG Foundation as a 2013 L. Austin Weeks Undergraduate Grant recipient, awarding Carr and the Missouri State AAPG student chapter both $500.

Carr was one of 61 students worldwide to receive the 2013 L. Austin Weeks undergraduate grant.

The AAPG Foundation funds the L. Austin Weeks Undergraduate Grant Program through an endowment gift from the late L. Austin Weeks and Marta Weeks-Wulf. The L. Austin Weeks grant is awarded to support educational expenses of undergraduate geoscience students and their departments.

For more information, contact Dr. Thomas Plymate at (417) 836-4419.


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