Grant for Student Research in Mineralogy and Petrology

Mineralogical Society of America

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Anticipated deadline: Mar 1, 2021

Grant amount: Up to US $5,000

Fields of work: Petrology Mineralogy

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student, Graduate Student

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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The Mineralogical Society of America's Grants for Student Research In Mineralogy And Petrology are funded by an endowment created by contributions from the MSA membership. The grant comprises two awards of up to $5,000 each for research in mineralogy and petrology. Students, including graduate and undergraduate students, are encouraged to apply. 

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Only students, including graduate and undergraduate students, are encouraged to apply.
  • The grant is for research-related expenses only.


  • Applicants may not apply for both this and the MSA Grant for Research in Crystallography in the same year.
  • Travel to meetings, conferences, short courses, non-research fieldtrips, tuition, non-research living (room and board) expenses, overhead or indirect costs, etc. are not suitable uses of the money. Neither should the money be used for salary or wages for the researcher. Proposals that make such requests will not be considered further.