J. Thomas Dutro Jr. Student Award In Systematic Paleontology

In recognition of the importance of basic systematic research to the science of paleontology, the Paleontological Research Institution annually presents an award in systematic paleontology to a deserving graduate student. This award of $500 is available to any student enrolled in an advanced degree program (Masters or Ph.D.) who is pursuing research in any area of systematic paleontology. Acceptable costs are research supplies and bench fees, fieldwork or museum visit expenses, and/or travel to a scientific meeting to present research results.

The application deadline is May 1 of each year. To apply, send a 500-word description of your research project to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., including a simple budget of how the funds will be used. The student's primary research advisor must email a separate letter of recommendation in support of the project to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., also by May 1.