2017 Pollock Award

Type: Prize

Name: The Herbert C. Pollock Award

Location: Schenectady, NY

Application Deadline: October 31, 2016

Sponsoring Institution: Dudley Observatory


Dudley Observatory would like to announce the opening of applications for the 2017 Pollock Award.

The Herbert C. Pollock Award was established by the Dudley Observatory to honor the long service of Dr. Pollock as a member and past President of the Dudley Observatory Board of Trustees. The purpose of the Award is to provide encouragement and support for an innovative project in the history of astronomy or astrophysics, to be undertaken by a faculty member, research associate, or postdoctoral associated with a college, university, nonprofit research institution or observatory located in North America. Special consideration will be given to proposals that involve the use of the Dudley Observatory Archives, the Dudley Collection of early astronomical works housed at Union College or the Benjamin A. Gould, Jr. library held by Dudley Observatory.

The Award consists of a maximum of $2,500 to be distributed in the year of the Award. More information, including application details and timeline, can be found at our website: dudleyobservatory.org/pollock-award . Applications for this award are due by 11:59pm EDT on October 31, 2016.

If you have any questions, please email Valerie Rapson at Valerie.Rapson@miSci.org

Contact Information:
Valerie Rapson

Posted: August 26, 2016