Nov. 16, 21

The Explorers Club is pleased to announce that our grant application portal is once again open to receive submissions. The submission deadline has been extended until November 29 at 5:00 pm EST.

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR:

CLICK HERE FOR A FULL LISTING OF ALL EXPLORERS CLUB GRANTS

 

All grant categories will require you to submit the following via our online application system:

  • One page description of your project with attention to scientific objectives
  • Description of qualifications of your project associates and the specific sites of your proposed research
  • One paragraph description of your career objectives and aspirations and how this project fits into that plan
  • Letter of recommendation from your supervisor
  • Copy of a current student ID
  • Budget outline
  • Education and outreach plan
  • Media production plan
  • Outline of Covid-19 precautions

Your proposal should be readily understandable to a reviewer of a discipline other than your own. Avoid heavy use of discipline specific jargon unless clearly defined. Keep your titles simple. Here’s an example.

  • Clearly stated: “Grouping Dynamics of Woolly Monkeys in Lowland Ecuador”
  • Too much jargon: “Phylogeography and landscape genomics of the aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis)”

Generally The Explorers Club considers research proposals in a wide array of disciplines, including:

  • Climate Change, Geoscience, Paleoclimate (i.e. Early Earth, Tectonics, Volcanism, Paleontology, Glaciology, Geophysics, Astronomy)
  • Marine Science, Marine Biology, Marine Life, Fish, Coral, Ocean, Fresh Water, Rivers, Lakes, Estuaries
  • Anthropology/Archeology
  • Plants and Molds
  • Animals
  • Conservation Science​

Deadline for applications is 5:00 PM EST, November 29, 2021.

TO APPLY, GO TO – https://grants.explorers.org/

 

Important things to note:

  • All applications must be submitted through the online system. If you have trouble with registration, please email grants@explorers.org.
  • Awards for applications submitted for the November 2021 deadline will be announced no sooner than March 2022.
  • Unfortunately, The Explorers Club will not be able to consider research proposals for work being conducted in China or by Chinese citizens. The Explorers Club is considered a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) and we do not comply with the Chinese regulations regarding grant awards by NGOs at this time.