Giving - Make a Donation
Help foster our ambitious students and faculty by making a charitable gift this year to the UHM Department of Earth Sciences.
Our researchers work at the forefront of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences.
Please contribute to one of our UH Foundation Funds at the links below
For those who prefer to submit donations via standard mail, please use the Earth Sciences Donation Form
EARTH SCIENCES ENRICHMENT FUND
This is our most flexible, "greatest needs" fund. Gifts to the Earth Sciences Enrichment Fund support scientists in their quest to understand the complex mysteries of the world around us. Your gift will advance the frontiers of science by helping our scientists build high-performance instrumentation, attract talented graduate and postdoctoral students, and provide funds for promising new research initiatives.
EARTH SCIENCES FIELD TRIP FUND
Gifts Earth Sciences Field Trip Fund support our students to conduct field exercises in our courses, suuch as geological field methods, volcanology, hydrology, sedimentology, structure, Dynamic Earth, Geology of the Hawaiian Islands, Petrology, and others.
WILLIAM T. COULBOURN Marine Geology Research Grant Endowment
The William T. Coulbourn award is offered yearly to undergraduate or graduate students in the Department of Earth Sciences. The purpose of this award is to support student research marine geology. Requests of up to $1,000 are considered for each applicant. This award is given annually in memory of department alumnus and faculty member Dr. William T. Coulbourn.
Earth Sciences Seminar Support Fund
This fund helps the department invite extraordinary scientists from around the world to present their work at our TGIF Seminar series.
Other funds (it is not possible to donate to these)
HAROLD T. STEARNS FELLOWSHIP
The Harold T. Stearns Fellowship is offered yearly to undergraduate or graduate students in the Department of Earth Sciences to support geological research of Pacific Islands and shorelines bordering the Pacific Ocean. Longtime department friend Dr. Harold T. Stearns endowed this award.
MARINE GEOLOGY RESEARCH GRANT ENDOWMENT
- AGATIN T. ABBOTT MEMORIAL FUND
Each spring, this award is given to an outstanding graduating senior based on his or her academic record. In the event of a tie, the senior who contributed most to the department's programs will be selected. This award is presented in memory of department faculty member Dr. Agatin Abbott.
UNDERGRADUATE SUMMER FIELD CAMP AWARD
Each year awards are given to Department of Earth Sciences majors to offset the cost of geology summer field camp. These awards are used exclusively to attend summer geology field camps outside of Hawaii.