Nininger Meteorite Award


In 1965, Dr. H.H. Nininger and Mrs. Addie D. Nininger endowed the Nininger Science of Meteoritics Fund to the Center for Meteorite Studies at Arizona State University in order to promote interest in meteorite-related topics among young scientists. The Fund supports the Nininger Meteorite Award, which recognizes outstanding student achievement in the “Science of Meteoritics” as embodied by an original research paper.

Funding Source

Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University

How to Apply



Award amounts & Award process

The Nininger Award recipient receives $1000 and an engraved plaque commemorating the honor.