Nominate a Graduate Student – Opportunity for a Sponsored IAH Student Membership

Call for Nominations – Due December 17, 2021

 The International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) U.S. National Chapter (USNC) encourages hydrogeology graduate students eager to learn more about hydrogeology worldwide to join IAH. 

The USNC is continuing to sponsor one-year student memberships in IAH for several select graduate students. To pursue this opportunity for 2022 the USNC requests the following: 

• USNC members and University professors/advisors in graduate hydrogeology programs can nominate one hydrogeology graduate student for a one-year membership. The nominee must remain a graduate student at least through December 2022 and cannot have received a USNC sponsored student membership in the past. 

• Nominating USNC members and professors/advisors should determine that the graduate student has an interest in and will benefit from this membership and submit the following qualifying information: 1. Nominating member’s or professor’s/advisor’s name, institutional/academic/corporate affiliation and department, and contact information (mailing address, phone number, and email); 

1. Student’s name, academic affiliation and department, and contact information (mailing address, phone number, and email); 

2. Student’s graduation month and year (anticipated date); and 

3. Statement relating to student’s interest and potential benefit derived from IAH membership (1 to 2 sentences). 

• Nominations are due by December 17, 2021; please email the requested nomination information to Andy O’Reilly, USNC Executive Committee member, at andrew.oreilly@usda.gov

By January 17, 2022, the IAH USNC Executive Committee will a) qualify the nominations, b) select awardees, and c) notify all nominees and nominating members or professors/advisors. The IAH USNC will submit the applicant’s contact information and payment to IAH headquarters for the student’s IAH membership, including subscription to the Hydrogeology Journal, beginning with the first issue of the membership year. The awardees will be featured in the Spring 2022 IAH USNC Newsletter. 

The USNC looks forward to increasing student participation in IAH! Visit our websites to learn more about IAH (https://iah.org/) and the USNC (https://iah-usa.org/). 

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