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 and the world we live in, and learning more about our history to protect our future.

This program is open to all field science disciplines. In addition to demonstrating a spirit of exploration, candidates must put forward a project or research proposal that has a clear scientific rationale, represents original work, and has the potential for significant impact or new understanding. 

Historically, awards have been given in the amount of $10,000.

Grants for the 2024 cycle will be announced in mid to late March.

Open to explorers under the age of 35 conducting fieldwork to address a novel scientific, environmental, or historic question.

Jennifer McFarlane, Rolex Grant 2023 

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You are a young explorer under the age of 35 conducting fieldwork to address a novel scientific, environmental, or historic question.