Travel Awards

Travel funding awards are available through the NASA Mars Program Office for up to three undergraduate and graduate students. Travel award recipients must be U.S. citizens or legal residents, at least 18 years of age, engaged in Mars-related research relevant to this conference, and have submitted an abstract for presentation. An application (including proof of submitted abstract) must be submitted by November 15, 2018 (same as the abstract deadline) to be considered for this funding. NASA Headquarters will make the selections and students will be notified in December. For more information and the application, see Questions can be directed to Kelly Perry at


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