AGI was founded in 1948, under a directive of the National Academy of Sciences, as a network of associations representing geoscientists with a diverse array of skills and knowledge of our planet. The Institute provides information services to geoscientists, serves as a voice of shared interests in our profession, plays a major role in strengthening geoscience education, and strives to increase public awareness of the vital role the geosciences play in society’s use of resources, resilience to natural hazards, and the health of the environment.

AGI is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to serving the geoscience community and addressing the needs of society. AGI headquarters are in Alexandria, Virginia.

Current Opportunities for American Geosciences Institute

Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship

Opportunity Type: Scholarship
Application Deadline: January 04, 2019
Description: The Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship was established from a bequest given to AGI by Harriet Evelyn Wallace, who was one of the founding members of the Geoscience Information Society (GSIS).  This scholarship is for the support of female graduate students in the United States studying the geosciences.  A new scholar is named each year, and every scholar is eligible for up to two years of support.  The current annual award is $5,000.

Contact Information

American Geosciences Institute
4220 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22302