The EESG is proud to sponsor five awards:

1. Earl Cook Award for Best Student Paper

  • Submit a title and brief 100 word abstract to EESG Chair, Dr. Anthony Levenda,, by November 15. Full submissions will be due January 1, 2020.
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2. EESG Dissertation Data & Field Work Award

  • Students are invited to submit applications for the EESG Dissertation Data & Field Work Award. A maximum of two awards of up to $500 each will be granted annually. Proposals are due February 9, 2020, and should be submitted to EESG Secretaries Dr. Gabriel Granco or Dr. Thomas Ptak,
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3. EESG AAG Student Travel Awards

4. Professional Geographer Award

  • The award will be given based on a review of published papers in peer reviewed journals, which will be nominated for consideration by the EESG community. Please send to nominations to Dr. Anthony Levenda ( by January 15, 2020. Please include the following in your nomination:
        • A PDF copy of the paper
        • A brief paragraph explaining why you are nominating the paper with reference to the criteria outlined above
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5. Luten Award

  • This award is given for outstanding lifetime achievement in advancing energy geography research, on an ad hoc basis based on the recommendation of the EESG community and leadership.