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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AGS Council Fellowship Call for Applications

The American Geographical Society (AGS) is now accepting applications for the AGS Council Fellowship. The fellowship is open to all student members of the American Geographical Society, both Masters and Doctoral students. Each fellowship is worth $1,500 and four will be awarded in the spring. Upon completion of the research, fellowship recipients are strongly encouraged…
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Award Deadlines

Nominate Deserving Colleagues for Three AAG Awards

Deadlines for nominations for three AAG awards are fast approaching this month. Don't miss out on sending in a recommendation for a worthy colleague. 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…
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Featured News

AAG Offers Suite of New Resources for Students and Job Seekers

The AAG is pleased to announce a suite of new resources designed to help students find information about undergraduate and graduate degree programs, as well as currently available graduate assistantships, internships, and postdoc positions in geography. The current AAG Guide to Geography Programs in the Americas is a comprehensive listing of undergraduate and graduate programs…
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Visiting Geographical Scientist Program Accepting Applications

Apply for Geographical Scientists to Visit, Stimulate Your Department The Visiting Geographical Scientist program (VGSP) is accepting applications for the 2016-17 academic year. VGSP sponsors visits by prominent geographers to small departments or institutions that do not have the resources to bring in well-known speakers. The purpose of this program is to stimulate interest in…
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GISCI Announces 2016 Fall Exam Test Period

The 2016 next testing window for the GISCI Geospatial Core Technical Knowledge Exam® as a part of the GISP Certification has been scheduled for December 3-10, 2016,  and will be administered by PSI Online through their worldwide testing facilities in a computer based testing (CBT) format. The next testing window for the GISCI Geospatial Core Technical…
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National Humanities Center 2017-2018 Call for Fellowship Applications

The National Humanities Center will offer up to 40 residential fellowships for advanced study in the humanities for the period September 2017 through May 2018. Applicants must have a doctorate or equivalent scholarly credentials. Mid-career scholars as well as senior scholars are encouraged to apply. Emerging scholars with a strong record of peer-reviewed work are…
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2016-17 ACLS Fellowship Competitions Now Open

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is pleased to announce that the 2016-17 ACLS competitions are now open for many programs. ACLS offers fellowship and grant 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.…
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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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Recent News

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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