Call for Papers in Health and Medical Geography: Peter Gould Student Paper Competition

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 competition is meant to promote written scholarship by students across the field. Single-authored and co-authored papers from any medical, health, disability and/or health systems related topic…
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2014-15 ACLS Fellowship Competitions Now Open

ACLS is pleased to announce that the 2014-15 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 eligibility criteria for all programs can…
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Grants & Competitions

AAG Award Applications, Nominations Due September, October

Deadlines for some AAG awards are approaching in September and October. 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 AAG Excellence in Mentoring Award is given annually to an individual geographer…
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AAG Recognizes Leaders Supporting Professional Environments with Excellence in Mentoring Award

Do you know of great geography mentoring within the discipline and out in the field? AAG would like to acknowledge these efforts by considering them for the AAG Excellence in Mentoring award. It is given annually to an individual geographer, group, or department who has demonstrated extraordinary leadership in building supportive academic and professional environments…
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Graduate Scholarships, Research Opportunities in Tel Aviv

The Tel Aviv Global & Tourism Administration is seeking to position Tel Aviv as a center for innovative research focusing on Tel Aviv and the metropolitan area in various fields. To this aim, the Administration is offering two research scholarships of 7,500 NIS each, for students who are currently working towards completion of MA or…
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Indigenous Peoples Group Offers Travel Scholarship for AAG 2014

The Indigenous Peoples Travel Scholarship provides $300 for travel, accommodation and/or registration expenses related to attending the AAG Annual Meeting. The competition is open to Native American, American Indian, Native Hawaiian or Native Alaskan graduate or undergraduate students or community members. Separate awards are available for undergraduate students, graduate students and community members. Applicants must…
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AAG Extends 2014 IGU Travel Grant Deadlines

AAG will continue accepting applications for 2014 AAG NSF International Geographical Union Conference Travel Grants. Applications must be received by January 27, 2014. The IGU Regional Steering Committee has also extended the abstract deadline from Jan. 15 to Jan. 27. The conference will take place August 18-22, 2014, in Kraków, Poland. The AAG receives funding…
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Call for Nominations for 2014 Communication Awards: National Academies

The Keck Futures Initiative -- a program of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine -- is accepting nominations for the 2014 Communication Awards for excellence in reporting and communicating science, engineering, and medicine to the public during 2013. A $20,000 prize will be awarded in each of the…
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Smithsonian Fellowship Program Seeks 2014 Applicants

The Smithsonian Office of Fellowships and Internships (OFI) is currently accepting applications for the 2014 James Smithson Fellowship Program. Named after the Smithsonian founder and funded through the generosity of past Smithsonian National Board Chair Paul Neely, this  fellowship offers post-doctoral scholars in the fields of science, the humanities and the arts an opportunity to study the intersection between research…
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Upcoming AAG Grant and Award Deadlines

The AAG has a long history of supporting and recognizing geographers around the globe through its many prestigious grants and awards programs. Opportunities with approaching deadlines are listed below. Full descriptions with eligibility requirements are available on the AAG website at  Anderson Medal The James R. Anderson Medal of Honor in Applied Geography is the…
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Grants & Competitions

AAG Applied Geography Specialty Group Seeks Nominations for Anderson Medal

The James R. Anderson Medal of Honor in Applied Geography is the highest honor bestowed by the AAG Applied Geography Specialty Group. It is awarded by the group's board of directors in recognition of highly distinguished service to the profession of geography. It is awarded to individuals or groups who have contributed notably to the…
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Call for Participation to Youth in the U.S., Bolivia, Panama, South Africa

TechCamps on Geotechnologies for Climate Change and Environment The Global Connections and Exchange Youth TechCamps: My Community, Our Earth Program (GCE MyCOE) is looking for current high school students in the United States, Bolivia, Panama and South Africa. High school students from each of these countries will be selected to form teams and will collaborate…
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