Financial Support/Info + Funding & Award Opportunities

If you are interested in funding or supporting a graduate student in the Department of Planetary Sciences, please see the information posted here.

Note to LPL/PTYS Graduate students: If you receive an outside award or fellowship, please notify Mary Guerrieri with details of the award (award name, type, amount). This allows the Academic Office to plan for student funding.

Also, in most cases, awards or fellowships received as a result of submission via the NSPIRES or FASTLANE process will be administered by the LPL Business Office; contact Glinda Davidson (; 520-621-4155) for information.

Title Deadline
ARCS: Achievement Rewards for College Scientists

Early November of each year. Notice sent by email to graduate students.

Barringer Family Fund for Meteorite Impact Research

Early April

Carson Graduate Fellowship

Contact Mary Guerrieri for information.

Centennial Achievement Graduate Student Award

Early September

CONACyT Fellowships for Mexican Doctoral Students
ESA Postdoctoral Fellowships in Space Science

October 1, 2015

Eugene M. Shoemaker Impact Cratering Award

September 11, 2015

Ford Foundation Fellowships

November 20, 2015

Galileo Circle Scholarships

The LPL/PTYS Academic Office solicits nominations each spring from student advisors.

Gerald A. Soffen Memorial Fund Travel Grant

October 2015

Gerard P. Kuiper Memorial Award

The departmental Kuiper Award Committee solicits nominations each spring from student advisors.

Graduate Access Fellowships
Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC) Grants and Funding
Graduate Assistantship/Associateship

Contact Mary Guerrieri for information.

Graduate College Fellowship

Contact Mary Guerrieri for information.

Graduate College Thesis/Dissertation Waiver

Two (2) weeks in advance of tuition payment deadline (see current schedule of classes).

Graduate College Travel Grants

September 1, November 1, January 1, March 1, May 1, and July 1

Graduate Incentives for Growth Awards (GIGA)

January

Graduate Tuition Scholarship

Contact Mary Guerrieri for information.

Lloyd V. Berkner Space Policy Internships

Berkner Summer Program (Undergrads only) - February 6, 2015 - Berkner Autumn Program - June 5, 2015

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