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Finding Funds

some links to external resources of interest for geography and related fields


General Directories
Chronicle of Philanthropy http://philanthropy.com/grants/
The Foundation Center http://fdncenter.org/funders/ 
AAAS Science Magazine's GrantsNet sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/funding

Financial Aid Guide
OnlineSchools.org Guide to Financial Aid www.onlineschools.org/financial-aid/

Government Links
Catalog of Federal Assistance www.cfda.gov
EPA Fellowships www.epa.gov/ncer/fellow/
General US Federal Government Site www.grants.gov/
National Aeronautical and Space Administration http://www.nas.nasa.gov/About/Working/grants.html
National Endowment for the Humanities www.neh.gov/grants/grantsbydivision.html
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends www.neh.gov/grants/guidelines/stipends.html
National Institutes of Health: Grants & Funding Opportunities http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/index.cfm
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration grantsonline.rdc.noaa.gov/flows/home/Login/LoginController.jpf
National Science Foundation www.nsf.gov
US Department of Education www2.ed.gov/fund/landing.jhtml
US Department of Transportation http://www.dot.gov/ost/m60/grant/grelate.htm
US Geological Survey http://www.usgs.gov/contracts/grants/
 

Foundations
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation http://www.sloan.org/main.shtml
American Association of University Women http://www.aauw.org/fga/index.cfm
Carnegie Corporation http://www.carnegie.org/
Charles Redd Center for Western Studies http://fhss.byu.edu/reddcent
E. Willard and Ruby S. Miller Grant (through the National Council for Geographic Education)www.ncge.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm
East-West Center Visiting Fellowships http://www.eastwestcenter.org/research/visiting-fellow-programs/
Ford Foundation www.fordfoundation.org/Grants
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowships www.gf.org/
Kellogg Foundation www.wkkf.org/grants/for-grantseekers.aspx
MacArthur Foundation Grants and "Grantmaking Guidelines" 
 www.macfound.org/site/c.lkLXJ8MQKrH/b.1129529/k.6A8C/Grantmaking_Guidelines.htm  
MacArthur Foundation Fellows Program www.macfound.org/site/c.lkLXJ8MQKrH/b.4536879/k.9B87/About_the_Program.htm
National Geographic Education Foundation www.nationalgeographic.com/foundation/what_we_fund.html
National Geographic Society Committee for Research and Exploration Grants http://www.nationalgeographic.com/research/grant_application.html
 

Fellowships 
American Geographical Society Library Short-term Fellowships www4.uwm.edu/libraries/AGSL/fellowships.cfm
American Geographical Society Council Fellowships http://amergeog.wordpress.com/2013/08/07/the-ags-council-fellowship/

American Institute for Sri Lankan Student Fellowships and Grants www.aisls.org/fellowship.html
American Institute of Indian Studies Fellowship Programs www.indiastudies.org/catalog.cfm
Arctic Institute of North America Scholarships, Awards, and Grants www.arctic.ucalgary.ca/index.php
Boren Fellowships www.borenawards.org/boren_fellowship
Center for Comparative Immigration Studies Fellowships ccis.ucsd.edu/programs/fellowship-programs/
Central Washington University GK-12 Graduate Fellowships www.cwu.edu/~waters/
Community Forestry Research Fellowships www.cnr.berkeley.edu/community_forestry/
David Woodward Memorial Fellowship in the History of Cartography www.geography.wisc.edu/histcart/#fellow
Environmental Leadership Fellowship Program www.elpnet.org/about-fellowship
ESRC/SSRC Collaborative Visiting Fellowship (UK and the Americas) www.ssrc.org/fellowships/esrc-ssrc-collaborative-visiting-fellowships/
Everett Helm Visiting Fellowships and Mendel Fellowships www.indiana.edu/~liblilly/fellowships.shtml
Fulbright Programs http://www.cies.org/
Geological Society of America Graduate Student Research Grants www.geosociety.org/grants/gradgrants.htm
Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship www.igert.org/
International Research and Exchanges Board www.irex.org/programs/grants.asp
J.B. Harley Research Fellowships in the History of Cartography www.maphistory.info/harley.html
John Carter Brown Library Fellowships (short and long-term) www.brown.edu/Facilities/John_Carter_Brown_Library/pages/right_resfellow2.html
Kislak Fellowship in American Studies www.loc.gov/loc/kluge/fellowships/kislak.html
Leopold Fellowship Program leopoldleadership.stanford.edu/fellowship-information
Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships www.acls.org/grants/default.aspx
National Academy of Education Fellowships Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship www.naeducation.org/NAEd_Spencer_Postdoctoral_Fellowship.html#TopOfPage
National Academies Fellowships Office http://www.national-academies.org/fellowships
National Academies Jefferson Science Fellows Program sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/jefferson/
National Academy of Sciences HUD Urban Scholars portal.hud.gov/portal/page/portal/HUD/topics/grants
National Academy of Sciences Research Associates Program http://www4.nationalacademies.org/pga/rap.nsf
National Dissertation and Minority Fellowships (through Society of Woman Geographers)  www.iswg.org/fellowships.html
National Humanities Fellowship Grants http://meridian.aag.org/News/NathumanctrGrant.html
Newberry Library Fellowships in the Humanities (short-term, long-term, and "special" fellowships) www.newberry.org/research/felshp/fellowshome.html
PERISHIP Dissertation Fellowship Awards (in Hazards, Risk, and Disasters) clas.ucdenver.edu/periship/index.html
Social Science Research Council Complete List of Active Grants and Fellowships www.ssrc.org/fellowships/all/

SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship Program www.ssrc.org/programs/dpdf/  Stanford Humanities Center Fellowships shc.stanford.edu/fellowships US Institute of Peace Grants and Fellowships www.usip.org/gf.html
USGS Mendenhall Research Fellowship Program geology.usgs.gov/postdoc/
Woodrow Wilson Center Fellowships www.wilsoncenter.org/index.cfm
General Scholarship Directory (Cappex) www.cappex.com/scholarships   (To suggest other sites for listing here, please send an email to grantsawards@aag.org)

Proposal Writing Basics

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AAG Sponsored Grants and Awards Programs

By Applicant

For students and undergraduates

For scholars and professionals: grants

For scholars and professionals: recognition

For authors

For highly distinguished nominees

By Type

Recognition

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AAG Special Projects