Newton and Winefordner Scholarship Fund

Two memorial scholarships honoring the memory of John G. Newton and John S. Winefordner, Charter Members of the Alabama Geological Society (AGS), have been established by the society with the financial support of members of the Newton and Winefordner families, associates, corporate affiliates, and AGS members. Donations to the fund will allow us to continue these scholarships.

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Lewis Dean Student Travel Grant Fund

Donations support the continuation of our Lewis Dean Student Travel Grants, offered to any undergraduate or graduate student in geoscience attending and presenting at a professional meeting.

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Student Field Trip Fund

Donations will support Alabama undergraduate and graduate student participation in AGS Field Trips. We offer students a significantly discounted rate and these donations help support our ability to continue that practice.

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Education and Outreach Fund

Donations in this category support geoscience education and outreach efforts supported by AGS. Events include a teacher workshop and support for ongoing professional development and licensure.

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General Fund

Donations will be applied toward the greatest need.

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About

About

Established in 1963 and incorporated in 1964, the Alabama Geological Society is a member society of the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies. Our mission is:
• To promote interest in the geosciences, particularly within the state of Alabama, by supporting research and education, through field trips, workshops, continuing education classes, and other outreach efforts;
• To encourage fellowship and cooperation between and among geoscientists and the wider community; and
• To act as a bridge between students, early career, and more established professional geoscientists by exposure to the variety of careers and opportunities available and by providing support to geoscientists through all stages of their career.