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NASA Astrobiology: Soffen Memorial Fund Fall 2021 Travel Grant: Apply Now!

By SpaceRef Editor
September 16, 2021
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Soffen Memorial Fund:
Apply Now for the Fall 2021 Travel Grant
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 professional conference at which they will present their research.
The application deadline is October 11, 2021.
Recipients may use the Grant for either virtual or in-person conferences. The Soffen Fund will award up to $1000 in total, with no individual award greater than $500, to cover expenses related to presenting research at either a virtual or in-person conference. The number of awards will depend on applicants’ needs.
The Fall 2021 Travel Grant application deadline is October 11, 2021. Jerry Soffen, a biologist by training, led a distinguished career in NASA, including serving as the Project Scientist for Viking and as an architect for the NASA Astrobiology Institute. The Travel Grant continues Jerry’s dedication to educating and involving future generations in space science and engineering pursuits.

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