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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GeoCapabilities Launches Site for Developing Teachers as Curriculum Leaders

The GeoCapabilities project has produced a teacher training website () that draws on principles of human capability development as an approach to preparing teachers as future curriculum leaders. The website explains these principles and also features four training modules. The modules are supported with workshop materials, additional key readings, and videos. The website is intended…
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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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Census Scientific Advisory Committee Seeks Nominations

The Census Bureau has issued a call for nominations for membership to the Census Scientific Advisory Committee. This committee advises the Director of the Census Bureau on statistical data collection, statistical analysis, econometrics, cognitive psychology, and a variety of other scientific areas pertaining to Census Bureau programs and activities. According to the notice in the…
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AAG Honors Nominations Deadline Extended to Friday, July 15, 2016

  Please consider nominating outstanding colleagues for the AAG Honors, the highest awards offered by the American Association of Geographers! AAG Honors are offered annually to recognize outstanding accomplishments by members in research and scholarship, teaching, education, service to the discipline, public service outside academe and for lifetime achievement. Individual AAG members, specialty groups, affinity groups,…
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National Humanities Center Now Accepting Applications for 2017-18 Fellowships

The National Humanities Center invites applications for academic-year or one-semester residencies. Fellowship applicants must have a PhD or equivalent scholarly credentials. Mid-career as well as senior scholars from all areas of the humanities are welcome; emerging scholars with a strong record of peer-reviewed work are also invited to apply. The Center does not normally support…
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Nominate an Exceptional Geography Masters Program

The American Association of Geographers announces a newly created award recognizing excellence in Geography programs at colleges and universities. The annual award and cash prize honors Geography departments and programs within blended departments that have significantly enhanced the prominence and reputation of Geography as a discipline and demonstrated the characteristics of a strong and engaged…
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Call For Papers: Narratives by BRAVE Women of Color Academics

Description: In this book, we will feature narratives of women of color academics who embody what we call academic bravery. These are women who have demonstrated courage in their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, service, activism, and leadership, despite the potential professional risks. As with any academic, these scholars work in contexts wherein academic cowardice is the…
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AAG Enhancing Diversity Award Now Accepting Nominations

The AAG Enhancing Diversity Award honors those geographers who have pioneered efforts toward or actively participated in encouraging a more diverse discipline over the course of several years. A few examples of these demonstrated actions include noteworthy research on racial understanding; mentorship of students who are the first in their family to attend college; and inclusion and…
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Inspired by Outstanding Teaching, Service, Research? AAG Seeks Your Nominations

AAG Honors, the highest awards offered by the American Association of Geographers, are offered annually to recognize outstanding accomplishments by members in research and scholarship, teaching, education, service to the discipline, public service outside academe and for lifetime achievement. Although the AAG and its specialty groups make other important awards (see Grants and Awards), AAG Honors remain…
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Upcoming Award Deadlines for AAG Honors, Media Achievement, AAG Publication Award

Get a head start on upcoming award nominations. Nominations for AAG Honors, Media Achievement Award, and AAG Publication Award are due June 30, 2016. AAG Honors recognize outstanding accomplishments by members in research & scholarship, teaching, education, service to the discipline, public service outside academe and for lifetime achievement. The Media Achievement Award is presented for…
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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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