Use the forms below to apply for a scholarship or grant, vote for a candidate, or nominate an individual for an educator award.

Use this form to apply for the 2022 Teacher of the Year program! Deadline is 12 a.m. CST on Jan. 16, 2022.
Applications and nominations for the 2022 Teacher of the Year (TOTY) award are now being accepted. The TOTY award, given by the American Association for Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Foundation, will once again be granted to a K-12 teacher within the United States who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the field of geoscience education. The award includes $3,000 for school use under the teacher's supervision for educational purposes and $3,000 for personal use by the teacher. The winner also will receive an expense-paid trip for two to ACE to receive the award. Check out the links below for important information about guidelines, deadlines, and how to apply!

Questions? Email or call a AAPG Foundation Programs Coordinator at (918) 560-9426, toll free at 1 (855) 302-2743, or by email at

The purpose of the AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid program is to foster research in the geosciences. Grants are made to provide financial assistance to graduate students (currently enrolled in Masters or Ph.D. programs) whose thesis research has application to the search for and development of petroleum and energy-mineral resources, and/or to related environmental geology issues. Questions? Email at  Visit the Requirements and Guidelines page on the AAPG Foundation website for more information.

The 2022 Grants-in-Aid application deadline is January 16, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. (CST). Endorsements are due by January 30, 2022. Two endorsements are required before your application will be considered. 

American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation