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From: Darla Jones Kimbro (HQ-NE000)[VALADOR INC] <darla.j.kimbro@nasa.gov>
Date: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 10:51 AM

Dear Colleague:
Please distribute this announcement to deserving undergraduate
and graduate students in your department or your Space Grant programs.

The Gerald A. Soffen Memorial Fund is pleased to announce the last
2014 Travel Grant application opportunity for undergraduate and
graduate students pursuing studies in fields of space science and

The Travel Grants, in the amount of $500, enable student recipients to
attend professional meetings to present their research.  The Fall 2014
Travel Grant application deadline is October 15, 2014.  Jerry Soffen,
a biologist by training, led a distinguished career in NASA, including
serving as the Project Scientist for Viking and as an architect for
the NASA Astrobiology Institute. The Travel Grant continues Jerry’s
dedication to educating and involving future generations in space
science and engineering pursuits.  The electronic application
materials and instructions are located on the Soffen Fund website:


Questions regarding the application or application process may be sent to: