2020 Travel Grant Opportunity: Dr. Gerald A. Soffen Memorial Fund
Application opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students
The Gerald A. Soffen Memorial Fund has announced the 2020 Travel Grant application opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing studies in fields of aerospace-related sciences or engineering fields (astrobiology, astronomy, earth and space science, engineering, etc.). The Travel Grants enable student recipients to attend professional meetings, whether virtual or in person, to present their research. The Soffen Fund will award up to $1000 in total, with no individual award greater than $500, to cover expenses related to presenting research at either a virtual or in-person conference. The number of awards will depend on applicants’ needs.
The 2020 Travel Grant application deadline is December 1, 2020.
Jerry Soffen, a biologist by training, led a distinguished career in NASA, including serving as the Project Scientist for Viking and as an architect for the NASA Astrobiology Institute. The Travel Grant continues Jerry’s dedication to educating and involving future generations in space science and engineering pursuits. The electronic application materials and instructions are located on the Soffen Fund website:
Questions regarding the application or application process may be sent to: