1. Student Travel Support and STEM Summer Research and Grad Program Opportunities

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    Deadlines for several early career travel awards are quickly coming due.

    Small Bodies Assessment Group: Early Career Travel Support

    Deadline: November 25, 2016

    Details: http://www.lpi.usra.edu/sbag/

    SBAG is offering limited U.S. travel support for early career scientists to participate in the SBAG 16 meeting, to be held at the University of Arizona on January 11–13, 2017.  Support is for undergraduate students, graduate students, postdocs, and other early career scientists (within 3 years of PhD/MS/BS).

    2016 Pierazzo International Student Travel Award

    Deadline: November 30, 2016

    Details: http://www.psi.edu/pista

    Two awards are made each year. One to a graduate student working on his or her Ph.D. at an institution within the U.S. and the second to a graduate student at an institution outside of the U.S.

    Life Travel Award 2017

    Deadline: November 30, 2016

    Details: http://www.mdpi.com/journal/life/awards.pdf

    Life is inviting applications for a Travel Award for postdoctoral and PhD students to attend a conference of their choice in 2017.


    It’s also not too early to begin preparing your applications for paid summer research experiences and graduate programs!

    STEM Summer Research and Grad Program Opportunities

    584 different paid summer research programs for undergraduates:

    http://pathwaystoscience.org/programs.aspx?u=Undergrads_Undergraduate+Students&sm=&sd=&sy=&dd=SummerResearch_Summer+Research+Opportunity&submit=y&dhub=SummerResearch_Summer+Research+Opportunity

    355 different graduate programs in STEM:

    http://pathwaystoscience.org/programs.aspx?u=Grad_Graduate+Students&submit=y

    Tips and resources for applying:

    http://pathwaystoscience.org/Library.aspx