Assistantships and Scholarships

The Geosciences department offers Research Assistant (RA) and Teaching Assistant (TA) positions on a competitive basis.  Please contact a potential advisor to inquire about available RA funding.

Randolph and Cecile Bromery Graduate Fellowships and Undergraduate Scholarship

cecile_billThe Geosciences Department at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst is seeking applicants for the Randolph and Cecile Bromery Graduate Fellowships and the Randolph and Cecile Bromery Undergraduate Scholarships.

The funds, provided by the generosity of Randolph ‘Bill’ and Cecile Bromery, aim to increase the participation of underrepresented US students within geology and earth sciences. Bill Bromery, a distinguished African American geophysicst, served as Commonwealth Professor at UMass, Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts and President of the Geological Society of America. He has also received numerous honorary degrees and accolades, including the National Academy of Sciences Outstanding Black Scientist award in 1997.  Read more ...

College of Natural Sciences 

CNS has a listing of available scholarships that you should explore.

Information about Careers in Geology

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Contact us

Department of Geosciences
627 North Pleasant Street
233 Morrill Science Center
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003-9297

Phone: (413) 545-2286
Fax: (413) 545-1200