The newly renamed Mary R. Dawson Grant, formerly the Predoctoral Fellowship Grant, recognizes and supports graduate student research excellence by providing a cash grant of $3,000 USD awarded at the SVP annual meeting. Any student who has advanced to candidacy for the PhD (or equivalent) is eligible. Current membership in the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology […]
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Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
To encourage student participation in the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology annual meeting, the Jackson School of Geosciences Student Member Travel Grant program was established in 2006. The society plans to expand the program in subsequent years. Selection is based on information submitted in the online application, so take care in completing it. Recipients are only […]
Selected and presented onsite at the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology’s Annual Meeting, the Edwin H. and Margaret M. Colbert Award recognizes an outstanding poster presentation by a student. The competition is open to all students who wish to present aspects of their graduate, or in exceptional cases undergraduate, paleontologic research. Students must present in their […]
The Romer Prize recognizes an outstanding scientific contribution in vertebrate paleontology by a predoctoral student. Selection is based on scientific value and quality of a submitted abstract of an original research project and an oral presentation at the SVP Annual Meeting.
Supports student research that involves museum and university vertebrate fossil and/or natural history collections. Must be for collection-based work on vertebrate evolution, and special attention will be given to proposals that enhance the value of fossil material already residing in collections.
Named in honor of Dr. Bryan Patterson. To support student field work in vertebrate paleontology. Proposals must be for field work, and particular consideration will be given to proposals for field work that is innovative rather than routine, venturesome rather than predictable.
Provides a cash prize of $1,800 USD awarded at the annual meeting of the SVP. The award is directed toward research in nonmammalian vertebrate paleontology, with emphasis on systematics, morphology, biogeography and paleoecology.