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Approved Student Travel Grant Meetings

Below is the list of currently approved meetings for student travel grant requests. If you would like to add to this list, please contact SEPM Executive Director, Howard Harper at

NOTE:  The SEPM ISGC meeting has its own travel grant program - go to ISGC ( to see those opportunities.

14-19 April 2024
Florianópolis, Santa Catarina State, Brazil
ICHNIA 2024 - is the 5th International Congress on Ichnology -

Application deadline - 15 February 2024 -- REVISED to February 29, 2024

Please send in your applications as soon as possible.


IMAGE 2024
25 – 29 August 2024
Houston, TX, USA
IMAGE is the integrated annual conference and exhibition of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and in conjunction with the Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM).

Application deadline - 25 June

International Meeting for Applied Geoscience & Energy (IMAGE) (

Strategic Sedimentary Raw Materials
5-8 September 2024
Tunceli, Turkey
This meeting will continue cover aspects of sedimentary raw materials, sedimentary geochemistry, critical and strategic raw materials (REEs from primary sources, Boron, Magnesium, Graphite, Tungsten, Cobalt, Nickel, PG metals, etc.), diagenesis, carbonate and clastic sequence, organic sedimentary sequence, black shale, volcano clastics, and sedimentary petrography.

Application deadline - 8 July 

GSA Annual Meeting - Connects 2024
22-25 September 2024
Anaheim, California, USA
In-person and possibly hybrid
This meeting will continue to have high level technical sessions as well as other events such as field trips and short courses.
Students have the opportunity to earn $500 for best student poster award.

Application deadline - 22 July

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Joint Meeting of IGCP 739 (Hyperthermal Events) and IGCP 710 (Western Tethys Meets Eastern Tethys)
10-13 October 2024
Mardin, Turkey
This meeting will cover the Mesozoic Paleogene hyperthermal events are widely archived in the sedimentary record, e.g. Permian Triassic Boundary Event, Carnian Pluvial Event, Triassic Jurassic Boundary Event, Early Jurassic and Cretaceous Oceanic Anoxic Events and Paleocene Eocene Thermal Maximum looking at the geotectonics, paleogeography, paleoceanography and paleobiogeography.  Improved understanding of the Mesozoic-Cenozoic ocean/climate history is based on accurate reconstruction of distribution of continents and ocean basins and on opening and closing of seaways along the Tethys.

Application deadline - 10 August

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