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.