Nininger Meteorite Award – Reminder – Applications due March 31

Dear Colleague,

The Center for Meteorite Studies at Arizona State University is pleased to announce the 2013 application opportunity for the Nininger Meteorite Award for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing research in meteoritical sciences.

The Nininger Meteorite Award recognizes outstanding student achievement in the meteoritical sciences as embodied by an original research paper.  Papers must cover original research conducted by the student and must have been written, submitted, or published between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2013.  The 2013 Nininger Meteorite Award application deadline is March 31, 2014. Applicants must be the first, but not sole, author of the paper and must be studying at an educational institution in the United States.  The Nininger Award recipient receives $1000 and an engraved plaque commemorating the honor.  Further information about the Nininger Award and application instructions are located on the Center for Meteorite Studies website:

Questions regarding the application or application process may be sent to:

[email protected]


Melissa A. Morris, Ph.D.
Assistant Director, Center for Meteorite Studies