Funds & Awards

  • General Fund – Available for student research awards not covered by funds listed below and to cover general Foundation expenses.
  • B. Harleton Publication – Dedicated to the publication of scientific information in conjunction with SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology).
  • Grover and Sally Murray Educational Endowment - To support students in their research, travel and participation in conferences.
  • Ken Hsu Student Endowment Fund – To support student participation in SEPM activities.
  • Robert J. and Ruth A. Weimer Grant Fund – To support students who wish to study in sedimentary geology.
  • John E. Sanders Endowment Fund – To provide grants for student research in the area of coastal or environmental geology.
  • Gerald M. Friedman Fund – To provide grants for graduate students for research, travel to professional meetings or field trips.
  • Murray Education Endowment – To support SEPM educational activities.
  • Garry Jones & Brian O’Neill Memorial Fund for NAMS Student Research – To provide grants for student research in micropaleontology.
  • Arnold and Lieneke Bouma Fund – To support the attendance of students and early career participants at a Bouma Conference on deepwater sedimentology.
  • SEPM Fund – To provide support for SEPM activities.
  • Honorary Members Fund – To support SEPM honorary membership awards.
  • Medal Funds (Shepard, Twenhofel, Moore, Pettijohn & Wilson) – To support the awarding of awards.
  • GCSSEPM Foundation Fund -a trust for educational, scientific (including research), and charitable purposes, related to or allied with the fields of sedimentary geology and paleontology, especially as it relates to petroleum geology. The GCSSEPM Foundation Fund is a Restricted Special Fund that can only be expended for these specific purposes.
  • Eric Mountjoy Fund – To provide support for advancing carbonate research through sponsorship of research conferences.
  • Lloyd C. Pray Carbonate Fund – To support field trips, workshops, short courses and field courses that include and focus on the study of carbonate rocks and have a field component.