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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Grants & Competitions

AAG Award Nominations Due in September

Deadlines for some AAG awards are approaching in September. If you would like to nominate someone or apply on your own behalf, please follow the links highlighted in each award description below to the submission information on each award description page. The Susan Hardwick Excellence in Mentoring Award is given annually to an individual geographer, group,…
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2016 William T. Pecora Award: Call for Nominations

Nominations Accepted through June 10, 2016 The William T. Pecora Award is presented annually to individuals or groups that have made outstanding contributions toward understanding the Earth by means of remote sensing. The Department of the Interior (DOI) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) jointly sponsor the award. The award was established in…
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Charles Redd Center for Western Studies Offers Multiple Awards for 2016

The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies is pleased to announce multiple awards for 2016 that are available for scholars conducting research related to Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming. Please see the descriptions below. Follow the link to for further information and application instructions. Applications for 2016 are due by…
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The American Institute of Indian Studies Now Accepting Applications for 2016 Fellowship Competition

The American Institute of Indian Studies announces its 2016 fellowship competition, and invites applications from scholars who wish to conduct their research in India. Junior fellowships are awarded to candidates to conduct research for their dissertations in India for up to eleven months. Senior fellowships are awarded to scholars who hold the degree for up…
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You Can Still Apply for Travel Grants for the AAG IGU 2016 Beijing Conference

AAG is still accepting applications for 2016 AAG NSF International Geographical Union (IGU) Conference Travel Grants. The deadline for applications has been extended to January 25. The conference will take place August 21-25 in Beijing, China. Read more about the conference. The AAG receives funding from the National Science Foundation to defray the expenses of participation by scientists in the…
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Apply Now for Travel Grants for the AAG IGU 2016 Beijing Conference

AAG is now accepting applications for 2016 AAG NSF International Geographical Union (IGU) Conference Travel Grants. Applications must be received by January 15. The conference will take place August 21-25 in Beijing, China. Read more about the conference. The AAG receives funding from the National Science Foundation to defray the expenses of participation by scientists in the IGU Conferences. For…
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Gulf Research Program Accepting Applications for Exploratory Grants

The Gulf Research Program’s Exploratory Grants Funding Opportunity is now open. Applications are being accepted for innovative research projects that seek to break new ground in Informing Coastal Community Planning and Response to Environmental Change in Regions with Offshore Oil and Gas Operations. These grants will support the development and testing of new methods, technologies,…
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Abstracts for the AAG Geographic Information Science and Systems Specialty Group Student Paper Competition due October 15

The Geographic Information Science and System Specialty Group (GISS-SG) is pleased to announce the 2016 Honors Competition for student papers on Geographic Information Science (GIS) topics, to be presented at the AAG Annual Meeting. The purpose of this competition is to promote scholarship and written and oral presentation by students in the field of GIS.…
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The Association for Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies Graduate Paper Prize 2015: Call for Submissions

The Association for Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies (AGAPS) invites the submission of graduate student research papers for AGAPS’s 2015 Graduate Paper Prize. They must primarily focus on the Arabian Peninsula but can be inclusive of the transnational flow of people, goods and ideas across the Gulf, Red Sea and Indian Ocean. AGAPS welcomes submissions…
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Charles Redd Center for Western Studies Offers Multiple Awards for 2015

The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies has announced multiple awards for 2015 that are available for scholars conducting research related to Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, or/and Wyoming. Follow the link to for further information and application instructions.  Applications for 2015 are due by 11:59 MST on March 15. To apply for…
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Call For Submissions: 2015 IPSG Graduate Student Paper Competition

The Indigenous Peoples Specialty Group (IPSG) invites submissions for its annual Graduate Student Paper Competition, in conjunction with the 2015 AAG general meeting. We invite graduate student papers addressing indigenous critical cartography, geographic research, education, methodologies, and/or theory. Special consideration will be given to papers that: Foster geographic research and education that involves the Indigenous peoples…
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