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Giving to the Department of Geosciences

The Department of Geosciences greatly appreciates the continued support of alumni and friends.  When you give to the Department, you become a partner in the academic success of our students and the research achievements of our faculty.  Your gift provides financial support for our talented students, departmental seminars by outstanding scientists, student travel, scholarships and awards, and many other great experiences for our students and faculty.    In addition to contributions ear-marked for a specific purpose, general support helps make it possible for us to continue activities that enrich our educational and research programs.  Any amount makes a difference for our students, faculty, staff, research and programs. 

Geosciences Department Fund for Excellence  (# 250500)    ... making it possible for us to enrich the life of the department with a variety of events including  seminars and visiting speakers. 

Department of Geosciences Undergraduate Fund  (# 299660)   ... supporting a wide range of activities that enhance the undergraduate  experience as well as our annual awards for student excellence.     

David E. King Field Work Award   (#236421)  ... supporting graduate student field work.

Center for Advancement of Earth and Space Science Education  (#264920)   ... directed toward enhancing education through outreach and advanced training of the next generation of science educators.

Oliver Schaeffer Endowed Memorial Scholarship Fund  (#236537)  ... honoring our founder, Oliver Schaeffer, and awarded to support a senior who has demonstrated exceptional scholarship and promise.  

Mineral Physics Student Fund in Geosciences  (#229280)  ... supporting student travel to do experimental work at synchrotron and neutron facilities.

Robert Liebermann Endowed Graduate Fellowship (#242370).... honoring our own Bob Liebermann and designed to support an outstanding graduate student

 To make an online gift now, go to the University's Online Donation Form and follow the steps below.

  • Enter the name of the fund as highlighted above in the field "Or search for other Stony Brook programs:"
  • The fund you are looking for will appear in a box below the field, click on it.
  • You should now see the account name selected in red letters.  
  • Choose your contribution amount.
  • Click continue, verify the selected fund at top of next page and complete secure payment information.

 Or, you can send us a check payable to Stony Brook Foundation, Fund #XXXXXX:  

Department of Geosciences, Chairperson
Stony Brook University
255 ESS Building
Stony Brook, NY 11794-2100

  Thanks for your support! 

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