The Gerald A. Soffen Memorial Fund Announces 2017 Travel Grants

The Gerald A. Soffen Memorial Fund is pleased to announce the 2017 Travel Grant application opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing studies in fields of space science and engineering.

The Travel Grants, in the amount of $500, enable student recipients to attend professional meetings to present their research.ย  The 2017 Travel Grant application deadline isย October 17, 2017.ย  Jerry Soffen, a biologist by training, led a distinguished career in NASA, including serving as the Project Scientist for Viking and as an architect for the NASA Astrobiology Institute. The Travel Grant continues Jerryโ€™s dedication to educating and involving future generations in space science and engineering pursuits.ย  The electronic application materials and instructions are located on the Soffen Fund website:ย

Questions regarding the application or application process may be sent to:ย [email protected]