Karl Hirsch Memorial Grants

Western Interior Paleontological Society


Grant amount: Up to US $1,000

Anticipated deadline: Mar 1, 2019 4:00am PST

Applicant type: Individuals

Funding uses: Research

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: United States

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

WIPS members are invited to apply for the 2017 Karl Hirsch Research Grants. The Hirsch Grants have provided funding to support members' paleontological projects since 1994. The grants honor the memory of Karl Hirsch, a WIPS member who reached the peak of amateur paleontology. His contributions to the study of fossil eggs were recognized and honored by several paleontological organizations, including WIPS, the Paleontological Society and the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Grants are given to support paleontological research projects that will enhance some aspect of paleontology, as well as benefit WIPS.

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

Eligibility:

  • Members may apply for a grant to help fund their research in paleontology.
  • Grants are given to support paleontological research projects that will enhance some aspect of paleontology, as well as benefit WIPS.
    • Support may include visiting museums in the course of completing the project.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. All applicants are required to be WIPS members on the application deadline and must have mailed their application for membership with payment by the September 30 preceding the application deadline. Since WIPS membership runs according to the calendar year and expires on December 31, it will have to be renewed for the year in which the application is made.

Ineligibility:

  • Previous grant or scholarship recipients who have not fulfilled the reporting requirements will not be considered.