LPI Career Development Award


The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) Career Development Award 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 Annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC).

Funding Source: 
Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI)
How to Apply: 

Apply online at LPI Career Development Award

Questions should be directed to:

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

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 (note that the abstract deadline is January 8)
  • Curriculum Vita for the applicant


Award amounts & Award process: 

A travel stipend of $1000.00 will be awarded to the top applicants to help cover travel expenses for attending the LPSC in March.