January 4, 2023 Nancy Chabot

The Endowment Committee would like to remind everyone that the deadline for submitting grant requests is quickly approaching. If you would like to request funding, please send your request to the secretary by January 15th, 2023. You can find details of how to submit a request at: https://meteoritical.org/grants (scroll down to Guidelines for Grants Requests).

In the last few years, the Endowment Fund has supported:

  • a lecture series in Brazil on meteorites and impact structures

  • student travel to “Meteorites China 2017”

  • student travel to the Jilin International Meteorite Conference in China

  • travel support for Meteorite Curators Meeting at the Vatican

  • support for Workshop on Meteorite Studies, Analytical Techniques, and Current Meteorite Collections, Turkey

  • student travel to the Large Meteorite Impacts and Planetary Evolution VI (LMI VI) Conference, Brazil

  • graduate student attendance at the 2019 Gordon Conference on Origins of Solar Systems, USA

  • outreach about and student attendance at the 28th Colloquium on African Geology

  • membership dues for students and early-career professionals who presented on meteoritical topics at the Annual Meeting of the Geochemical Society (the Goldschmidt Conference)

  • travel support for Rocky Worlds II Conference, UK

  • support for a workshop on “Data analysis for Planetary Science”, Chile

  • graphic design and printing of an illustrated story about the Tamdakht meteorite, Morocco

  • travel support for Forming and Exploring Habitable Worlds conference, UK

  • travel awards for attendees to the Center for International Research and Restitution on Impacts and on Rochechouart (CIRIR)’s “1st CIRIR Research and Outreach Symposium”, France

We welcome proposals for Endowment Fund support. If you have any questions about how to apply, please contact Rhian Jones or Candace Kohl.

Best wishes from

The Endowment Committee

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