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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Study of the American South Specialty Group Announces Student Paper and Poster Competition

STUDENT PAPER AND POSTER COMPETITION STUDY OF THE AMERICAN SOUTH SPECIALTY GROUP Sponsored by Southeastern Geographer The Study of the American South Specialty Group in partnership with the Southeastern Geographer is pleased to announce its 2015 Student Paper and Poster Competition, with the goal of promoting quality research on the American South.  The competition is…
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Apply for 2015 ACLS Public Fellows Competition by Mar. 17

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) has opened the fifth annual Public Fellows competition. In 2015, the program will place 22 recent humanities PhDs in two-year positions at partnering nonprofits and government agencies, where the fellows will participate in the core work of these organizations while benefitting from professional mentoring and career development opportunities.…
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Grants & Competitions

AAG Meredith F. Burrill Award Nominations Due Dec 31

The AAG Meredith F. Burrill Award honors work of exceptional merit and quality that lies at or near the intersection of basic research in geography on the one hand, and practical applications or policy implications on the other.  The purpose of the award is to stimulate and reward talented individuals and groups whose accomplishments parallel…
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Deadline to apply for AAG Research Grants Dec 31

The AAG provides small grants to support research and fieldwork. Grants can be used only for direct expenses of research; salary and overhead costs are not allowed. The selection committee will not approve an award larger than $500 for any single recipient. The committee will not approve awards for masters or doctoral dissertation research. No…
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Apply Now for 2015 AAG IGU Travel Grants

AAG is now accepting applications for 2015 AAG NSF International Geographical Union Conference Travel Grants. Applications must be received by January 31, 2015. The conference will take place August 17-22, 2015, in Moscow, Russia. The AAG receives funding from the National Science Foundation to defray the expenses of participation by scientists in the International Geographical…
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AAG Globe Book Award for Public Understanding of Geography Deadline Dec 31

A committee awards the annual prize for a book that conveys most powerfully the nature and importance of geography to the non-academic world. An award of $1,000 will be made to the author(s). Eligibility: Books must be written or co-authored by a geographer. Books published in calendar year 2014 are now eligible for the awards.…
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Grants & Competitions

George and Viola Hoffman Award Applications due Dec 31

An award from the George and Viola Hoffman Fund may be made annually for student research toward a master's thesis or doctoral dissertation on a geographical subject in Eastern Europe. Eastern Europe includes the countries of East Central and Southeast Europe from Poland south to Romania, Bulgaria, and the successor states of the former Yugoslavia.…
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Pruitt National Minority Fellowships

March 15, 2015 deadline. The Society of Woman Geographers (SWG) invites applications  for the 2015-2016 Pruitt National Minority Fellowship. Minority women ( Hispanic, Black or African-American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian and Pacific Islander or Hawaiian Native) are eligible to apply. Applicants may be currently seniors, graduates of colleges and universities in the United States and…
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AAG Dissertation Research Grants Available, Apply by Dec 31

The AAG provides support for doctoral dissertation research in the form of small grants of up to $1000 to PhD candidates of any geographic specialty. Eligibility: You are eligible to apply if you have been an AAG member for at least one year at the time you submit your application, you do not have a doctorate at…
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Darrel Hess Community College Geography Scholarship Deadline Approaching, Applications Due Dec 31

The Association of American Geographers is pleased to announce a national scholarship program for community college students. Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to students from community colleges, junior colleges, city colleges, or similar two-year educational institutions who will be transferring as geography majors to four year colleges and universities. These scholarships are funded by…
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Oak Human Rights Fellowship: Food Sovereignty and Human Rights

The Oak Fellowship annually offers an opportunity for one prominent activist in international human rights to take a sabbatical leave from front-line work to spend the fall semester (September – December) in residence at Colby College in Waterville, Maine. This provides the fellow time for respite, reflection, research, and writing. In addition to conducting his…
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