The Cosmos Club Foundation offers scholarships to graduate students (Masters or Doctoral) at Washington area universities to meet specific research needs not covered by other supporting funds. This may include special supplies or travel (financial support and tuition are explicitly excluded). Awards range from $500 to $3,000. If you are working on a research project this year with special expenses, see the Foundations website for more information. Applications are due by midnight, November 1, 2011.