Funding Opportunities

Request for Proposals: Transformative Research in Geography Education

The National Center for Research in Geography Education (NCRGE) invites proposals to develop new collaborative and interdisciplinary  research networks addressing major questions and challenges in geography education. Through this program, NCRGE aspires to strengthen geography education research processes and promote the growth of sustainable, and potentially transformative, lines of research. Synopsis: This program will establish…
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Funding Opportunities

Visiting Geographical Scientist Program Accepting Applications for 2017-18

Apply for Geographical Scientists to Visit, Stimulate Your Department   The Visiting Geographical Scientist program (VGSP) is accepting applications for the 2017-18 academic year. VGSP sponsors visits by prominent geographers to small departments or institutions that do not have the resources to bring in well-known speakers. The purpose of this program is to stimulate interest…
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Award Deadlines

Glenda Laws Award Nomination Deadline Extended to Jan. 31

All early- to mid-career scholars involved in geographic research on one or more social issues are eligible to be nominated for the Glenda Laws Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to geographic research on social issues. Named in memory of Glenda Laws, a geographer who brought energy and enthusiasm to her work on issues of social justice and…
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Resources & Opportunities

Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholars Award Program

The Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholars Award Program is now accepting applications through December 15, 2016. This opportunity is for tenure-track faculty who are committed not only to research and teaching but also to building a more inclusive scholarly community. Applicants may not be going up for tenure during the award year (2017–18). Supported by the…
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Nomination Deadline Extended for the Harold M. Rose Award for Anti-Racism in Research and Practice to Dec. 2

The Harold M. Rose Award for Anti-Racism in Research and Practice honors geographers who have a demonstrated record of the type of research and active contributions to society that have marked Harold Rose’s career. The award will recognize those who have served to advance the discipline through their research, and who have also had an…
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Applications for Pruitt Graduate Fellowships Are Open

The Society of Women Geographers is inviting applications from women doctoral students in the US and Canada for doctoral dissertation fellowship research awards of up to $12,000 and for fellowships for minority women in masters programs up to $4,000 each. Full details about this program and many other student opportunities are available on the AAG…
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Call for Pre-Proposals: PEER Cycle 6

The Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) program is once again accepting pre-proposals from developing country researchers interested in collaborating with counterparts who are funded by selected Government-supported agencies. Please circulate this information about PEER to colleagues who may wish to apply so they can prepare and submit their applications to meet the pre-proposal…
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Call for Innovations: The New York Student Data Challenge

The City of New York and Citymart have launched the Student Data Call for Innovations (CFI) to find data scientists and enthusiasts that can help build new data models and predictive tools to accurately project future public school student population trends and changes in communities. The Challenge New York has seen unprecedented growth in recent…
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NSF to Host Webinar on Smart & Connected Communities Solicitation

The National Science Foundation would like to make the geography and spatial science communities aware of the Smart and Connected Communities (S&CC) solicitation (NSF 16-610).  The competition expects a significant social and behavioral component to be contained in the proposals and will likely be of interest to many geographers. There will be a webinar about this…
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AGS Council Fellowship Call for Applications

The American Geographical Society (AGS) is now accepting applications for the AGS Council Fellowship. The fellowship is open to all student members of the American Geographical Society, both Masters and Doctoral students. Each fellowship is worth $1,500 and four will be awarded in the spring. Upon completion of the research, fellowship recipients are strongly encouraged…
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Award Deadlines

Nominate Deserving Colleagues for Three AAG Awards

Deadlines for nominations for three AAG awards are fast approaching this month. Don't miss out on sending in a recommendation for a worthy colleague. The AAG Enhancing Diversity Award honors those geographers who have pioneered efforts toward or actively participated in efforts toward encouraging a more diverse discipline over the course of several years. The award is presented at…
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Featured News

AAG Offers Suite of New Resources for Students and Job Seekers

The AAG is pleased to announce a suite of new resources designed to help students find information about undergraduate and graduate degree programs, as well as currently available graduate assistantships, internships, and postdoc positions in geography. The current AAG Guide to Geography Programs in the Americas is a comprehensive listing of undergraduate and graduate programs…
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