Paleonet: NHM Los Angeles Collections Study Grants

Austin Hendy austin.hendy at
Mon Sep 25 20:38:00 GMT 2017

Hello students and advisors

The next deadline for submissions for NHM Los Angeles Collections Study Awards is coming up on Sunday, October 1st. Details of the award, including eligibility guidelines, review criteria, and the application can be found here: <>

Awards are made in either partial or full support of travel, lodging, and incidental costs while visiting the NHM collections. Individual award amounts can vary, but typically range from $500–$1000, with a maximum of $1500.

Prospective applicants should also be reaching out to relevant curators and collections managers (see below) about their proposed collections work prior to submitting an application.

Invertebrate Paleontology - Austin Hendy (ahendy at <mailto:ahendy at>)
Vertebrate Paleontology - Sam McLeod (smcleod at <mailto:smcleod at>)
La Brea Tarpits - Aisling Farrell (afarrell at <mailto:afarrell at>), Gary Takeuchi (gtakeuch at <mailto:gtakeuch at>)

Types of projects funded in the past include the collection-based biodiversity, morphologic, and paleoecologic, and taxonomic investigations. 

Please pass along this information to any undergraduate/graduate students you believe would be interested in applying (note that students within commuting distance of NHMLA are not eligible for this award). 

Good luck,


Austin Hendy
Invertebrate Paleontology
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Collections: 310-851-4764 <>
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