About the Society Awards All awards are presented at the SVP annual meeting. The 2016 awards application process is CLOSED!
 
Click on the award you are interested in below and follow the link on that award's page to apply.
 

You may view the 2015 award winners HERE.

The approved 2016 award amounts may be viewed HERE.

For past award winners, please click HERE.


 

Be sure to apply by the award application deadline which has been EXTENDED until 11:59 pm Eastern time (US), on Monday, April 11, 2016.
 
 
           ** Submission deadline for the Alfred Sherwood Romer Prize was March 29, 2016, 5:00 PM US ET.
 
Colbert Prize
Best Student Poster
 
Dawson Grant
Promotes professional career in vertebrate Paleontology
 
Estes Memorial
Graduate Research in Non-Mammalian Paleontology
 
Patterson Memorial
Student Fieldwork in Vertebrate Paleontology
 

Hix Preparators Grant
 
To advance preparation and preparators

SEDN
Scientists from Economically Developing Nations
 
 Enables scientists from economically developing nations to present research at the SVP Annual Meeting
Romer Prize  
Best student presentation
 
Romer-Simpson Medal  
Lifetime Achievement in the field of Vertebrate Paleontology
 
Skinner Award
Contributions to science through supporting the collection of vertebrate fossils 
 
Wood Award  
  Supports student research that involves museum and university vertebrate fossil and/or natural history collections
 
Taylor & Francis Award
Best Student Article in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology
 
Gregory Award
Outstanding service to the welfare of the Society
 
Honorary Membership Award
Distinguished contribution to the field of Vertebrate Paleontology
 

Institutional Membership
Access to electronic-based publications and news of SVP for institutions based in developing countries. 
Jackson Student Travel Grant
Encourages student participation in the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology annual meeting.
 
Lanzendorf PaleoArt Prize
Outstanding achievement in paleontological illustration and art.
 

Cohen Award for Student Research
 
Foster excellent student research in the study of vertebrate paleontology.