AEG Foundation
Donate: Funds
Programs for Students
These Funds assist students to attend field camps, professional meetings, and support student research, scholarship, and professional development.
  • BEARDSLEY-KUPER FUND: Established in 2009, this fund was established by Cathryne Beardsley, mother of AEG Past President Dorian Kuper and mother-in-law of past AEG Foundation Director, Tom Kuper. The Fund provides grants towards field camp expenses.
  • LEMKE FUND: The Lemke Fund was established in 2007 in memory of Richard Lemke, a Past President of AEG. This fund supports student travel to present at AEG Annual Meetings.
  • MARLIAVE FUND: Established by AEG in 1968, this fund honors the memory of Burton, Chester and Elmer Marliave. Elmer was a founding member of AEG, his brother Burton, a president of AEG, and their father, Chester, a pioneer engineering geologist. This fund supports undergraduate and graduate scholarships in Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering.
  • MATHEWSON FUND: The Texas Scholarship Fund was established in 2008 by the AEG Texas Section to support Texas students in their studies of environmental and engineering geology.
  • TILFORD FUND: Established in 1998 in memory of Norman Tilford, a Past President and Executive Director of AEG, and professor at Texas A&M. The Tilford Fund grants are awarded to undergraduate and graduate students in support of field studies.
  • STOUT FUND: Established in 1994 by the Southern California Section in honor of Professor Martin L. Stout, the fund is administered by the AEG Foundation. This fund supports undergraduate and graduate students in environmental and engineering Geology.
 
Programs for Practitioners
These Funds support workshops, conferences, speaker programs, research, and publications for professionals in environmental and engineering geoscience fields.
  • CONTINUING EDUCATION FUND: Endowed by Roy J. Shlemon in 2011, this fund provides funding for AEG Sections to host continuing education events for environmental and engineering geology and related fields.
  • JAHNS FUND: Supports speaker programs, including the Jahns Lecturer selected by the AEG and Engineering Geology Division of the Geological Society of America.
  • LEGGET FUND: This fund supports publications and public outreach in environmental and engineering geology for the professional practitioner, students, faculty, and the public. Legget Fund grants support AEG's web publishing program to make all back issues of the journal available online, and special publications such as symposium proceedings.
  • RESEARCH FUND: Established in 2007, this fund provides funding for research in environmental and engineering geology and related fields.
  • SHLEMON FUND: Endowed by Roy J. Shlemon in 1997, this fund provides funding for specialty conferences in environmental and engineering geology and related fields.
 
Foundation Support Programs
These Funds support the general operation of the Foundation, and provide support to underfunded programs and funds.
  • GREATEST NEED FUND: The AEG Foundation Board will allocate your donations, partly supported by undesignated contributions, to specific areas as the need or special opportunity arises.
  • JOHNSTON OPERATIONS FUND: This unrestricted fund, partly supported by undesignated contributions, directly supports the Foundation's business operations. Contributions to this fund reduce the support burden on program funds.
  • MEMORIAL FUND: This unrestricted fund accepts gifts of any amount in memory of any individual. Our AEG Foundation Honor Roll recognizes those memorialized by gifts totaling at least $1,000.