Women Explorers Award accepting applications

The Women Explorers Award empowers students and postdocs at FIU who dream of exploration and discovery by providing the support they need to nurture their curiosity, develop research experience and propel their careers forward.

Applicants are not required to have prior field or lab experience. If you do have experience, record of prior experience in research, conservation or exploration, you should submit it as it pertains to your proposed project. If you are planning to work in another country, you should make great effort to include at least one local collaborator as part of your team.

Awardees receive up to $5,000 to pursue a STEM research project in the field or the lab.

Applications are due on Sept. 1. Winners will be announced on Oct. 11. Winners should plan to attend a live event with renowned oceanographer Sylvia Earle, scheduled for Nov. 1.

For more information and to apply, click here.