Undergraduate and Graduate Student Opportunities

MSA Grant for Student Research in Mineralogy and Petrology

The Mineralogical Society of America offers two grants of up to $5,000 each for research in mineralogy and petrology. Students, including undergraduates and graduates, are encouraged to apply. All proposals are considered together. The award selection will be based on the qualifications of the applicant; the quality, innovativeness, and scientific significance of the research; and the likelihood of success of the project. Applications are due 1 March 2020. For more information, visit www.minsocam.org/MSA/Awards/Min_Pet_Award.html.


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