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The American Philosophical Society is now accepting applications for their Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research.

This award grants of up to $5,000 to doctoral students for exploratory field studies related to the collection of specimens and data that provides the imaginative stimulus which accompanies direct observation.

The program supports projects from disciplines with a large dependence on field studies, including but not limited to archeology, anthropology, biology, ecology, geography, geology, linguistics, paleontology, and population genetics but grants will not be restricted to these fields.

To be eligible, applicants must be doctoral students and a citizen or resident of the United States. The application deadline is February 1st, 2019.