ASU Award for Students Pursuing Research in Meteoritical Sciences

By Keith Cowing
May 27, 2006

The Center for Meteorite Studies at Arizona State University is pleased to announce the 40th Anniversary of the Nininger Award for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing research in meteoritical sciences.

Permitted research topics include, but are not limited to, physical and chemical properties of meteorites, origin of meteoritic material and cratering. Observational, experimental, statistical or theoretical investigations are allowed.

The Nininger Award recognizes outstanding student achievement in the meteoritical sciences as embodied by an original research paper. Papers must cover original research conducted by the student and must have been written, submitted or published between January 1, 2005 and November 15, 2005. Applicants must be the first, but not sole, author of the paper and must be studying at an educational institution in the United States.

The 2005 Nininger Award, in the amount of $2500, may be awarded as a single or divided prize. Application deadline is November 15, 2005. Further information about the Nininger Award and paper submission instructions are located on the Center for Meteorite Studies Nininger Award website:

Questions regarding the application or application process may be sent to: [email protected]

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