Reginald H. Pegrum Award: This award is available to graduating geology majors. Dr. Reginald H. Pegrum, founder of the department, established an annual award to be presented to an outstanding senior majoring in geology. The student selected is presented with a check and a certificate.
Gilbert Jaffe Memorial Award: This award is given to a graduating senior in geology, with preference given to a student excelling in marine geology or environmental science. The award consists of a check and a certificate.
Duttweiler Field Camp Award: Thanks to the generosity of alumna Dorthea Duttweiler, this award is given to one or more outstanding student(s) attending the Department of Geology's summer field camp, with preference given to females as specified by the donor. An award is presented to the top UB attendees.