Student Grants - Grants for Graduate Students and Immediate Post-Docs

The Explorers Club


Grant amount: US $500 - US $5,000

Anticipated deadline: Nov 13, 2018 2:00pm PST

Applicant type: Postdoctoral Researcher Graduate Student

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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Overview:

The Explorers Club is proud of its history but also looks toward the future by recognizing the importance of new ideas and avenues of exploration. The Club is deeply committed to supporting the fieldwork of serious researchers and, as part of its public service commitment, offers exploration grants in the following categories.

Graduate Students and Immediate Post-Doc

This category of grant supports exploration and field research for those who are just beginning their research careers. The average award is approximately $2,500.

Awards for both categories range from $500 to $5,000. We recommend keeping your budget realistic. Only a few grants may be awarded at the $5,000 level.

Generally The Explorers Club considers research proposals in a wide array of disciplines, including:

  • Climate Change, Geoscience, Paleoclimate (i.e. Early Earth, Tectonics, Volcanism, Paleontology, Glaciology, Geophysics, Astronomy)
  • Marine Science, Marine Biology, Marine Life, Fish, Coral, Ocean, Fresh Water, Rivers, Lakes, Estuaries
  • Anthropology/Archeology
  • Plants and Molds
  • Animals
  • Conservation Science​

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

Eligibility:

  • This category of grant supports exploration and field research for those who are just beginning their research careers.