Paleontology doesn't just fuel the imagination of kids. It's one of the most recognizable and identifiable disciplines for people of all ages. Whether you study ancient plants, animals, or microbes, paleontology gives us a glimpse into where we came from -- and where we might be going.
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The Bighorn Basin Paleontological Institute is dedicated to exciting and captivating the science-lover in people of all ages. And paleontology research and communication is a great way to do that.
To encourage more paleontology research and help early-stage researchers along, BBPI is running the 2019 Paleontology Grant Challenge.
Paleo campaigns can include:
BBPI will review all campaigns to make sure they meet their criteria, and will have final say over campaigns that join the challenge.
What to expect:
Bighorn Basin Paleontological Institute is a nonprofit organization dedicated to paleontology and earth science research, education, and outreach. They harness the universal appeal of dinosaurs and paleontology to engage people of all interest levels and backgrounds to promote the earth and natural sciences. BBPI intends to be a world-class center of paleontological research and education, and a resource for paleontologists, natural scientists, and citizen scientists seeking to more fully understand and interpret the natural world.
This grant is for projects that launch campaigns by Feb 08, 2019. The project that ends with the most backers will receive an additional $1,000 grant. Eligible projects must be approved before the launch deadline.