Graduate Student Research Prize

The application period has ended. The 2019 award will be announced in February.

Present research at March/April colloquium


  • Current grad students or < one year post-Ph.D.
  • Original research on any theoretical astrophysics topic.
  • Endorsement by research advisor (application collaboration encouraged).
  • Committee selection based on quality and originality.
  • This award is offered every 2 years.


    Small Matching Grants Program

    The Theoretical Astrophysics Program annually invites one-page proposals for small matching grants in support of theoretical astrophysics research across Departments of Astronomy, Physics, and Planetary Sciences.

    Grant awards up to $1,200 may be used for conference and/or research-related travel, or professional supplies/equipment. Please see application for proposal criteria. Preference will be given to new applicants.

     The 2019 application period is closed. Assuming funding availability, new applications will be accepted beginning February, 2020.