Chair: Denielle Perry
Northern Arizona University
Awards chair: Tamee Albrecht
University of Massachusetts – Amherst
Olen Paul Matthews and Kathleen A. Dwyer Fund for Water Resources
This award recognizes human or physical geography research projects that influence water policy or decision-making. Specifically, this includes work that addresses critical challenges and barriers to successful implementation of water policy research at a local, regional, national or international level.
The awardee agrees to submit a 3- to 5-page report (references do not count towards page limit) summarizing the funded project, including a budget narrative. They also must show activity supported by the award within one year of award receipt.
Applicants must be current members of AAG and membership in the Water Resources Specialty Group is strongly encouraged. PhD students, post-doctoral, faculty and university researchers, and practitioners working at non-governmental organizations or government agencies are eligible to submit.
WRSG Student Awards
The Water Resources Specialty Group offers student awards in the following categories: Research Papers, Research Presentations, Research Proposals and JEDI Research Proposals.
Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a geography undergraduate or graduate degree program at the time of application submission and be a current member of AAG and the WRSG. The submission should represent original work by the student and cannot be submitted to another AAG Specialty Group competition. Presentations should be submitted by the AAG Abstract deadline. For paper and presentation awards, the research must be presented at the Annual AAG Meeting for the award cycle in which the submission occurred.
For deadlines and submission details, please contact the specialty group awards chair.