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Going the Distance: Funding for Studies Abroad
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Posted:   01/31/14
Author:    Sheyna E. Gifford, MD

Summary: In this series of blog posts, contributors from gURLs in space offer advice on how to fund an education in the space sciences.

Funding to pursue scientific studies abroad

Caltech graduate student Jena Johnson examines a 2.415 billion-year-old rock in South Africa where evidence of an early manganese-oxidizing photosystem was found. Johnson was a recipient of The Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research in Astrobiology, which is supported by the NASA Astrobiology Institute and the American Philosophical Society (APS). Credit: Caltech
1) Davies-Jackson Scholarship Program
Official site: http://www.cic.edu/Programs-and-Services/Programs/Pages/Davies-Jackson-Scholarship.aspx
Final Deadline: November

2) Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Official site: http://us.fulbrightonline.org/home.html
Campus Deadline: September 16, 2013
Final Deadline: October

3)The Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research in Astrobiology is supported by the NASA Astrobiology Institute and the American Philosophical Society (APS)
Official site: http://www.amphilsoc.org/grants/astrobiology
Deadline: February

There are more paths to support than any one person has time to pursue. If you dedicate a few hours a week to applying to scholarships and other funding opportunities, sooner, rather than later, you will be rewarded.


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