LPI Announces Career Development Award

A travel stipend of $1000.00 will be awarded to the top applicants to help cover travel expenses for attending the LPSC in March. Awards will be based on a review of the application materials by a panel of lunar and planetary scientists.

The application deadline for the LPI Career Development Award is Januaryย 10, 2014.

Applications must include:

  • Letter outlining why the applicant would like to participate at the LPSC and what he or she will contribute to the conference
  • Letter of recommendation from his or her research advisor
  • Copy of the first-author abstract
  • Curriculum vitae for the applicant

Applications and all accompanying materials must be submitted electronically. Note that all documents listed above will need to be uploaded in text or PDF format.

Please be aware that citizens of U.S. State Department Designated Countries are not eligible.

To apply, visit the website:


Questions should be directed to: The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) is proud to announce its seventh LPI Career Development Award, which is open to both U.S. and non-U.S. applicants. This award will be given to graduate students who have submitted a first-author abstract for presentation at the 45th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC).

Dr. Stephen Mackwell
c/o Claudia Quintana
3600 Bay Area Boulevard
Houston TX 77058-1113
[email protected]