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

General Directories
Chronicle of Philanthropy
The Foundation Center 
AAAS Science Magazine's GrantsNet

Financial Aid Guide Guide to Financial Aid

Government Links
Catalog of Federal Assistance
EPA Fellowships
General US Federal Government Site
National Aeronautical and Space Administration
National Endowment for the Humanities
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends
National Institutes of Health: Grants & Funding Opportunities
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
National Science Foundation
US Department of Education
US Department of Transportation
US Geological Survey

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
American Association of University Women
Carnegie Corporation
Charles Redd Center for Western Studies
E. Willard and Ruby S. Miller Grant (through the National Council for Geographic Education)
East-West Center Visiting Fellowships
Ford Foundation
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowships
Kellogg Foundation
MacArthur Foundation Grants and "Grantmaking Guidelines"  
MacArthur Foundation Fellows Program
National Geographic Education Foundation
National Geographic Society Committee for Research and Exploration Grants

American Geographical Society Library Short-term Fellowships
American Geographical Society Council Fellowships

American Institute for Sri Lankan Student Fellowships and Grants
American Institute of Indian Studies Fellowship Programs
Arctic Institute of North America Scholarships, Awards, and Grants
Boren Fellowships
Center for Comparative Immigration Studies Fellowships
Central Washington University GK-12 Graduate Fellowships
Community Forestry Research Fellowships
David Woodward Memorial Fellowship in the History of Cartography
Environmental Leadership Fellowship Program
ESRC/SSRC Collaborative Visiting Fellowship (UK and the Americas)
Everett Helm Visiting Fellowships and Mendel Fellowships
Fulbright Programs
Geological Society of America Graduate Student Research Grants
Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship
International Research and Exchanges Board
J.B. Harley Research Fellowships in the History of Cartography
John Carter Brown Library Fellowships (short and long-term)
Kislak Fellowship in American Studies
Leopold Fellowship Program
Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships
National Academy of Education Fellowships Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship
National Academies Fellowships Office
National Academies Jefferson Science Fellows Program
National Academy of Sciences HUD Urban Scholars
National Academy of Sciences Research Associates Program
National Dissertation and Minority Fellowships (through Society of Woman Geographers)
National Humanities Fellowship Grants
Newberry Library Fellowships in the Humanities (short-term, long-term, and "special" fellowships)
PERISHIP Dissertation Fellowship Awards (in Hazards, Risk, and Disasters)
Social Science Research Council Complete List of Active Grants and Fellowships

SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship Program  Stanford Humanities Center Fellowships US Institute of Peace Grants and Fellowships
USGS Mendenhall Research Fellowship Program
Woodrow Wilson Center Fellowships
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