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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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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Visiting Geographical Scientist Program Accepting Applications

Apply for Geographical Scientists to Visit, Stimulate Your Department The Visiting Geographical Scientist program (VGSP) is accepting applications for the 2016-17 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 in…
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2016-17 ACLS Fellowship Competitions Now Open

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is pleased to announce that the 2016-17 ACLS competitions are now open for many programs. ACLS offers fellowship and grant programs that promote the full spectrum of humanities and humanistic social sciences research and support scholars at the advanced graduate student level through all stages of the academic career.…
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NSF’s Directorate for Education and Human Resources search for a Division Director of the Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE)

The Directorate for Education and Human Resources announces a nationwide search to fill the position of Division Director, Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE) in the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR). The mission of EHR is to provide the research foundation to develop a diverse science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-literate public and a…
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Request for Proposals: Transformative Research in Geography Education

The National Center for Research in Geography Education (NCRGE) is now inviting proposals to support the development of a research coordination network for transformative research in geography education. Synopsis: This program will establish thematic research groups with the goal of advancing the implementation of the Road Map Project research agenda. Funds may be requested to…
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GIS Skills Competition for Undergraduate Students

GeoTech Center Offers Opportunity for Undergraduates to Showcase their GIS Skills Undergraduate students in the currently enrolled in a geospatial technology course are encouraged to enter the 2016 Undergraduate Geospatial Technology Skills Competition organized by the GeoTech Center.  Students are challenged to use geospatial technology (GIS, remote sensing, UAVs, GPS) to address a real-world problem…
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NCRGE to Discuss Funding Opportunities, Sponsor Sessions at AAG Annual Meeting

The National Center for Research in Geography Education (NCRGE) is sponsoring several sessions at the 2016 AAG Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Papers and panels will highlight the work of the GeoCapabilities, GeoSTEM and GeoProgressions projects. A new funding opportunity for geography education research will also be discussed. The full schedule of NCRGE-sponsored sessions is…
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New NSF REU Experience for Undergraduates: Community GIS and Citizen Science in Belize

This summer at the University of Central Florida, we are pleased to host the first year of our National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site “Preparing the Next Generation of Scholars through Community GIS and Citizen Science.” Our program offers fully funded summer research experiences for at least 8 undergraduate students in Belize…
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Funding Available for Zika Virus Research

Contribute to Understanding a New Global Health Threat The NSF has posted a "Dear Colleague Letter" noting the interest of the Ecology & Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID) program in proposals for research investigating the Zika virus.  Proposals addressing a wide range of aspects of this new global health threat are encouraged, including issues that geographers…
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Call for Proposals: 2016 Minerva Research Initiative

The Department of Defense is pleased to announce that the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) seeking proposals for 2016 Minerva Research Initiative awards has been released! Download here (under "Related Documents"): There may be amendments along the way -- make sure you download the most current version! Minerva is a defense social science research program seeking…
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National Endowment for the Humanities Requests Applications for Public Scholar Program

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) invites applications for the 2016 round of the Public Scholar Program, which is intended to support well-researched books in the humanities that have been conceived and written to reach a broad readership. Books supported through the Public Scholar Program might present a narrative history, tell the stories of…
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