Going the Distance: Funding for Studies Abroad

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.