Invertebrate Paleontology Collections Study Grant

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Grant amount: Up to US $1,000

Deadline: Apr 1, 2018

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student Postdoctoral Researcher

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Degree requirements: Applicants must be within a few years of receiving their PhD

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The Collection Study Grant provides financial assistance for graduate students and post-doctoral researchers to study the scientific collections in the Invertebrate Paleontology Department of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM). These collections are among the largest in North America, and encompass more than 7 million specimens with strengths in the Cambrian, Cretaceous, the Cenozoic of the Eastern Pacific, particularly California, Nevada, and Baja California, and mollusc, echinoderm, and crustacean fossils.

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


  • The grant is open to graduate students and post-doctoral researchers, including candidates outside of the United States.


  • Collection visits of three days or longer are encouraged.


  • Funding will be not be available to researchers within daily commuting distance of the NHM.