AIPG Student Chapter of the Year Award - Due March 30th
AIPG Student Chapter of the Year Report - Due May 1st
The AIPG Student Chapter of the Year Award is the same information required for the AIPG Student Chapter Annual Report. It is still a requirement for all chapters to provide this information to the AIPG National Headquarters with this submittal form or send to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 1st.
Annual Reports received by March 30th are automatically eligible for the AIPG Student Chapter of the Year Award.
The submittal for Student Chapter of the Year Award will consist of this submittal form or a written report. PowerPoint presentations and photos documenting chapter activities are strongly encouraged (email@example.com). The submittal should cover the period from the beginning of the Fall Semester to the end of the Spring Semester and include the following as a minimum.
The purpose of the AIPG Student Chapter of the Year Award is to recognize the most outstanding student chapter for their participation in, and contribution to, the American Institute of Professional Geologists. The award will consist of a plaque to be presented to the student chapter, a certificate to each of the officers of the chapter at the time of their submittal, a $500.00 award for the chapter, and a trip for one member of the winning student chapter to the annual AIPG conference and executive meetings. The student that attends the annual meeting will observe the organization and functions of AIPG and participate in the executive board meeting.
All AIPG student chapters are eligible to apply for the award. There is no limit on the number of times a student chapter may win the award. Only one chapter will receive the award per year.
The Student Chapter of the Year Award is administered by the Executive Committee of AIPG. The selection of the winning chapter will be decided by the AIPG Education Committee. The deadline for submittal of application materials for the Student Chapter of the Year Award, to AIPG National Headquarters, is March 30th of each year. The application should be submitted in a pdf or similar format. The winning chapter will be announced at the beginning of the Fall Semester. The certificates will be presented to the students at one of their chapter meetings. The award and plaque will be presented to the chapter delegate at the annual meeting of AIPG.
The submittal for Student Chapter of the Year Award will consist of a written report. Photos documenting chapter activities are strongly encouraged. The submittal should cover the period from the beginning of the Fall Semester to the end of the Spring Semester and include the following as a minimum:
- Name of the Student Chapter;
- Names of current Student Chapter Officers;
- Names of Student Chapters Officers for the following academic year;
- Number of AIPG Student Members in the Chapter;
- Number of Chapter Meetings per year;
- Programs to recruit new members;
- Activities within the department (seminars, guest speakers, field trips, career day, mentoring,
- Activities within the university (geology awareness, recycling, sustainability awareness, Earth
- Activities within the community;
- Interactions with professional geologists and the local AIPG Section; and
- Other significant activities that the chapter considers important to the mission of AIPG.
Submittal for the award are due March 30th and awarded in the fall at the AIPG National Conference. Your submittals for the award or report may be done online here or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.