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Nininger student travel award

The application period for this award has closed for 2021.
This year, the Nininger Student Travel Award will support virtual attendance to the 2021 Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC) of at least 4 School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) undergraduate and graduate students, to present their latest results in the field of meteoritics and planetary sciences.


2020 Nininger Travel Awardees. L-R: Zack Torrano, Vishaal Singh, Soumya Ray, Madeline Marquardt.


Must be a currently enrolled undergraduate major or a graduate student in a Masters or PhD program in the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University.
Students applying for this travel support must submit the following:
  1. Copy of their first-author abstract to the LPSC (limit one abstract per applicant).
  2. Letter explaining why they would like to present their research at LPSC and what they will contribute to, and gain from, the conference (1 page maximum).
  3. Curriculum vitae (2 pages maximum).
  4. Name and contact information of the faculty member serving as their primary advisor.

A brief description of the research presented will be posted on the SESE and CMS websites.

Application Deadline
All application documents are due by midnight (MST) January 31, 2021.