Recognizing Early Career Scientists
The Ronald Greeley Early Career Award in Planetary Sciences is presented annually and recognizes significant early-career contributions to planetary science from honorees within six years of receiving their Ph.D. Established in 2012, this award is named in honor of AGU Fellow Ronald Greeley for his influential contributions in both training and mentoring planetary scientists.
The award is presented at the Planetary Sciences section reception during the AGU's annual meeting.
- A $2,000 prize
- An award certificate
- Recognition in Eos
- Recognition at AGU's annual meeting the year the honor is awarded
- A ticket to the Planetary Sciences section reception at AGU's annual meeting the year the honor is awarded
About the Planetary Sciences Section
The Planetary Sciences Section encompasses basic research into the nature of planets and how they work, as well as the planning and implementation of space missions for exploration and discovery.
- an active AGU member
- primarily or secondarily affiliated with the Planetary Sciences section.
- an early-career scientist within 6 years of receiving their Ph.D. or the highest equivalent terminal degree