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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Call for Applications: SSSP 2016 Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Scholarship

The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) is soliciting applications for the 2016 Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Scholarship.  Persons identified as Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian/Asian-American, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, or American Indian or Alaska Native and accepted into an accredited doctoral program in any one of the social and/or behavioral sciences are…
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2016-2017 Pruitt National Dissertation and Minority Fellowships: Call for Applications

Applications for the Pruitt National Dissertation and Minority Fellowships are now open. Under a generous bequest from Evelyn L. Pruitt, the Society of Woman Geographers (SWG) offers two fellowship programs annually to support women graduate students in the US and Canada in geography and related disciplines. The doctoral awards fund dissertation research. The master’s fellowships…
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New Funding Opportunity: ACLS Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) invites applications for the Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars, made possible by the generous assistance of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The fellowships are named for the late Frederick Burkhardt, president emeritus of ACLS, whose decades of work on The Correspondence of Charles Darwin constitute…
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AAG Garrison Award for Best Dissertation in Computational Geography Now Accepting Nominations, Apply by October 15

The biennial William L. Garrison Award for Best Dissertation in Computational Geography supports innovative research into the computational aspects of geographic science. The award is intended to arouse a more general and deeper understanding of the important role that advanced computation can play in resolving the complex problems of space–time analysis that are at the core of…
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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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Abstracts for the AAG Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group’s Student Paper Competition due October 23

The Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group (HMGSG) invites current undergraduate and graduate students to submit their work to the specialty group’s annual Peter Gould Student Paper Competition. The deadline for submitting an extended abstract is October 23, 2015. Single-authored and co-authored papers from any medical, health, disability and/or health systems related topic are encouraged.…
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2015-16 ACLS Fellowship Competitions Now Open

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is pleased to announce that the 2015-16 ACLS fellowship competitions are now open. ACLS offers fellowship 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. Comprehensive information and…
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Elena Diaz-Verson Amos Eminent Scholar in Latin American Studies at Columbus State University

Columbus State University is seeking a distinguished visiting scholar to fill the Elena Diaz-Verson Amos Eminent Scholar Chair in Latin American Studies for spring semester 2016.  The scholar must demonstrate expertise in Latin American studies.  Previous Amos Scholars include Heberto Padilla, Paul Little, Guillermo Martinez, Oscar Monteza, Eduardo Gomes, Karen Stothert, Hildegardo Córdova-Aguilar, Max Lifchitz,…
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The AAG Stanley Brunn Award for Creativity in Geography Now Accepting Nominations, Apply by September 20

The AAG Stanley Brunn Award for Creativity in Geography Deadline for Nominations: September 20 The AAG Stanley Brunn Award for Creativity in Geography is given annually to an individual geographer or team that has demonstrated originality, creativity, and significant intellectual breakthroughs in geography. The award includes a prize of $1,000. Awardees are chosen by the…
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The AAG Excellence in Mentoring Award Now Accepting Nominations, Apply by September 15

The AAG Excellence in Mentoring Award Deadline: September 15 The AAG Excellence in Mentoring award is given annually to an individual geographer , group, or department who has demonstrated extraordinary leadership in building supportive academic and professional environments in their departments, associations, and institutions and guiding the academic and or professional growth of their students…
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AAG Enhancing Diversity Award Now Accepting Nominations, Apply By September 15

AAG Enhancing Diversity Award Deadline: September 15 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 the Awards Luncheon during the AAG's Annual Meeting. Criteria: Individuals are eligible, regardless…
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