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Nininger Meteorite Award Extended to Feb 28

The application deadline for the 2017 Nininger Meteorite Award has been extended to February 28th!
The Nininger Meteorite Award recognizes outstanding student achievement in the meteoritical sciences as embodied by an original research paper.  Papers must cover original research conducted by the student and must have been written, submitted, or published between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017. 
The 2017 Nininger Meteorite Award application deadline is midnight (MST) February 28, 2018. Applicants must be the first, but not sole, author of the paper and must be studying at an educational institution in the United States. 
The Nininger Award recipient receives $1,000 and an engraved plaque commemorating the honor.