The University of Alabama, Department of Geological Sciences seeks highly qualified Ph.D. and M.S. students with specializations in topics that complement faculty research interests. Exceptional Ph.D. students will receive Research or Teaching Assistantships and a Lindahl Scholarship totaling $22,000 for a nine-month appointment. The University of Alabama covers the cost of non-resident tuition and fee waivers. Funding is renewable for at least four years if expectations are met. The Department of Geological Sciences also offers M.S. Research or Teaching Assistantships and a Lindahl Scholarship totaling $20,000 for a nine-month appointment. The University of Alabama covers the cost of non-resident tuition and fee waivers. Funding is renewable for at least two years if expectations are met. Details of additional financial support options, including the Graduate Council Fellowship and McNair Graduate Fellowship are listed at http://graduate.ua.edu/financial/index.html. Applicants will automatically be considered for these opportunities when applying to The University of Alabama’s Graduate School (http://graduate.ua.edu/). Applicants must contact potential advisors directly (see http://geo.ua.edu/faculty-staff/) to ensure that research interests are aligned. Review of applications for Fall 2018 admission will begin January 15, 2018.