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The Explorers Club is excited to announce a new grant program in partnership with Discovery, Inc. The…
Sponsored by The Explorers Club Youth Activity Fund. The Explorers Club is proud of its history and also looks toward the future by recognizing the importance of new…
The Rolex Explorers Club Grants sends extraordinary young explorers into the field and promotes the significant role that exploration plays in addressing cutting-edge scientific questions, understanding our environment…
The Explorers Club and Swedish-based outdoor gear and clothing company, Fjällräven, have partnered to create a grant program aimed to promote excellence in field exploration through scientific research.Our shared values of conservation,…
The Exploration Fund Grant is one of the longest standing grant programs at The Explorers Club. It aims to support graduate/post-graduate students and early career field scientists across…
This category supports exploration and field research for marine exploration and conservation projects. The Philip Stephenson Foundation promotes…
The Explorers Club is proud to launch the Exodus Exploration without Boundaries Grant Program. Generously supported by Exodus…
Beginning in 2024, Ponant and The Explorers Club will have a new series of expeditions focusing on scientific research and exploration. Five select voyages will feature Explorers Club…
Offered in partnership between Adventure Canada and The Explorers Club since 2016, the Young Explorers is a unique and innovative outreach program that supports the personal and professional…
Each grant requires two written recommendations.
Rising Explorer Grant – Open to high school students, college undergraduates, and independent researchers doing scientific field work at an equivalent level.
Exploration Fund Grant – Designated especially for graduate/post-graduate students or early career scientists conducting fieldwork.
Rolex Explorers Club Grant – Focused on young explorers under the age of 35 who are conducting field research to address a novel scientific, environmental, or historic question.
Stephenson Explorers Advancement Program – Open to college undergraduates/graduate students, and independent explorers under the age of 35. Must be conducting fieldwork focused specifically, on marine research.
Fjallraven Field Grant – For explorers under the age of 35 doing fieldwork related to conservation, the environment, and/or sustainability.
Rising Explorer Grant – $1,500 average
Exploration Fund Grant – $2,500 – $5,000 average
Rolex Explorers Club Grant – $10,000
Stephenson Explorers Advancement Program – $10,000
Fjallraven Field Grant – $5,000
Unless otherwise indicated on the application, all grants follow the same general timeline.
Applications for The Explorers Club Discovery Expedition Grants remain open, and we accept applications for the Discovery Grant on a rolling basis.
Field science consists of expeditions that collect data in order to add to the scholarship, or knowledge in a given discipline, bound for peer reviewed publication. Relevant disciplines include, but are not limited to – anthropology, archaeology, wildlife, botany, earth sciences, marine and freshwater research, ecology, geography, paleontology. Priority will be given to expeditions tackling ambitious research questions over survey data. Uniqueness and rarity of the data collected will be taken into account.