Application deadline: October 19, 2015
The Explorers Club is an international multidisciplinary professional society dedicated to the advancement of field research and the ideal that it is vital to preserve the instinct to explore. Founded in New York City in 1904, The Explorers Club promotes the scientific exploration of land, sea, air, and space by supporting research and education in the physical, natural and biological sciences.
The Exploration Fund Grant is for graduate, post-graduate, doctorate and early career post-doctoral students. It provides grants in support of exploration and field research for those who are just beginning their research careers.
Awards range from $500 to $5,000. The average award is approximately $2,500. Only a few grants may be awarded at the $5,000 level.
Generally The Explorers Club considers research proposals in a wide array of disciplines, including:
- Climate Change, Geoscience, Paleoclimate (i.e. Early Earth, Tectonics, Volcanism, Paleontology, Glaciology, Geophysics, Astronomy)
- Marine Science, Marine Biology, Marine Life, Fish, Coral, Ocean, Fresh Water, Rivers, Lakes, Estuaries
- Plants and Molds
- Conservation Science
For complete information about this opportunity, see: https://explorers.org/expeditions/funding/expedition_grants