Funds Available for AAG Members with Disabilities to attend AAG Annual Meeting
[CORRECTION: The AAG Disability Fund in Memory of Todd Reynolds is not available this year.
We regret the error and any confusion caused by this announcement.]
Deadline: November 1
The AAG is accepting requests from members with disabilities for travel support or other services related to enhancing their participation in the AAG annual meeting. Limited funds are available to subsidize travel, accommodations, or registration, and requests may also be made for additional special services that enable or enhance involvement at the conference. Graduate or undergraduate students with disabilities will be given priority consideration.
This expanded support is made possible by the AAG Disability Fund in memory of Todd Reynolds and by the AAG’s ALIGNED project to enhance diversity, funded by a grant from the U.S. National Science foundation (NSF).
Interested persons should send a letter of request describing how the funds will be used to support their participation in the meeting as well as the exact nature of their participation in the AAG Annual Meeting. A description of any paper or poster to be presented, session in which the person will serve as panelist, or other activity that enhances the meeting, should be included in the letter. Please also specify any matching funds that may be available. In the past, individual awards have averaged between $200 to $400. Additional letters of support are welcomed, but not necessary.
Digital submissions are preferred and should be sent before November 1 to Candida Mannozzi (cmannozzi [at] aag [dot] org). Alternatively, letters will be accepted by fax at 202-234- 2744, or by surface mail at AAG Disability Fund Request, Association of American Geographers, 1710 Sixteenth Street NW, Washington, DC 20009. Please include the full contact information for the person intended to receive the support.