Press Release

Soffen Travel Awards run by the NASA Academy Alumni Association

By SpaceRef Editor
October 7, 2005
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In the spirit of dedication to the growth of young scientists and engineers embodied by Gerald Soffen throughout his life, the Dr. Gerald A. Soffen Memorial Fund for the Advancement of Space Science Education offers Student Travel Grants. The Travel Grants are awarded to students pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees in aerospace-related sciences or engineering fields (astrobiology, astronomy, earth and space science, engineering, etc.) to attend a meeting at which they will present their research.

The deadline for the 2005 application opportunity is October 15, 2005. Notification of the award will be made approximately one month after the application deadline. Therefore, the Travel Grant can only support travel to meetings with dates falling after November 15, 2005.The Soffen Travel Fund is not run by the NAI, but by the NASA Academy Alumni Association, . For information about this fund,

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