Graduate Support

Current graduate student support available

Fellowships - Fellowships are currently available to students. Sources of fellowships include one from Chevron Texaco, others from the Patterson Fund, Ginnell Fund, and other oil companies.

Teaching Assistantships - Yearly, there are various teaching assistantships available through the Department of Geology.

Research Assistantships - Yearly, there are various research assistantships available through the Department of Geology and the Kansas Geological Survey.

Kansas Interdisciplinary Carbonates Consortium - Students who work with KICC can receive funding for their research. This industry-academic collaboration based at KU enables students to work directly with companies like Chesapeake Energy, Chevron, BHPBilliton, Devon, Saudi Aramco, ConocoPhillips, Shell, Pioneer Natural Resources, Repsol YPF, SandRidge Energy, and HighMount Exploration and Production.




Internationally recognized programs
Millions in grants and contracts for research
Generous financial support for students
Research projects that stretch to Antarctica, Greenland, and numerous points in between
Birthplace and home of Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology
A thriving field program that sends undergraduate and graduate students throughout the world
Industry recruiters who visit annually to hire KU Geology's graduating students
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