LPSC Student Opportunities

LPI Career Development Award

The Lunar and Planetary Institute Career Development Award, which is open to both U.S. and non-U.S. applicants, will be given to selected graduate students who have submitted a first-author abstract for presentation at the 51st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference.

The application deadline is January 8, 2020.

Stephen E. Dwornik Student Awards

The Dwornik awards are open to students at any degree level in a field related to planetary geosciences who are either (1) U.S. citizens or non-citizens currently enrolled in a U.S. educational institution, or (2) U.S. citizens currently enrolled in an international educational institution. Recent graduates, pre-college students, and postdoctoral fellows are not eligible. Students who have previously won a “best presentation” award as a graduate student are not eligible to compete again in either category. Students who have won a “best presentation” award as an undergraduate are not eligible to compete again in either category as an undergraduate but are eligible to compete in either category as a graduate student. Students who have won honorable mention award(s) as a graduate or undergraduate student in either category are eligible to compete again.

The deadline for Dwornik Award applications is January 8, 2020.

For more details about either of these awards, visit https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2020/student-awards/.