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Nininger Student Travel Award

Note that the application deadline for this cycle has passed.
 
The goal of this award is to support travel to the annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC) of up to 4 School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) undergraduate and graduate students to present their latest results. The scope of the work to be presented must be in the field of meteoritics and planetary sciences. Each award will be in the amount of $1000.
 
Eligibility
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.
 
Application
Students applying for this travel support must submit the following:
1. Copy of their first-author abstract to the LPSC (limit of one abstract per applicant).
2. Letter explaining why they would like to attend 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.
Students will also need to ensure that their primary advisor submits a letter of recommendation separately via email to nininger[at]asu.edu.
 
Following the LPSC meeting, each successful applicant will present a 10-minute talk based on the talk or poster that they presented at LPSC at a special SESE lunchtime session. 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 19th, 2018. Note that the application deadline for this cycle has passed.