Eugene M. Shoemaker Impact Cratering Award


The Eugene M. Shoemaker Impact Cratering Award is for undergraduate or graduate students, of any nationality, working in any country, in the disciplines of geology, geophysics, geochemistry, astronomy, or biology. The award, which will include $2500, is to be applied for the study of impact craters, either on Earth or on the other solid bodies in the solar system, which areas of study may include but shall not necessarily be limited to impact cratering processes, the bodies (asteroidal or cometary) that make the impacts, or the geological, chemical or biological results of impact cratering. Details about the award can be found below as well as an application form for interested students.

Funding Source

The Eugene M. Shoemaker Memorial Fund for Crater Studies

How to Apply


September 11, 2015