Master student Emma Gains and doctoral students Min Gao, Michael Read, and Lu Zhu received graduate student research grants from the Geological Society of America. Doctoral student Md Golam Kibria received the Hugh D. Miser Memorial Grant from the AAPG (American Association of Petroleum Geologists) Foundation. Doctoral student Yuxiang Zhang received a Neutron Outreach Program Scholarship from the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Master student Laura Cruz-Gomez received scholarships from the Dallas Paleontological Society and the Fort Worth Geological Society. Master student Jordan Bevers received a scholarship from the Desk and Derrick Educational Trust. Doctoral student Min Gao also is one of the recipients of the Office of Research Poster Presentation Award in 2017 UTA ACES Symposium. Congratulations to these students!