The National Geographic Society/Waitt Grants Program, an initiative of the National Geographic Society and the Waitt Institute for Discovery, helps qualified and experienced individuals launch the most difficult stage of a project for which to secure funding-the search. Grants are made for exploratory fieldwork that holds promise for new breakthroughs in the natural and social […]
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Grants support scientific field work with a geographical dimension and relevance to other scientific fields, including anthropology, archaeology, astronomy, biology, botany, geography, geology, oceanography, paleontology, and zoology. Students may apply, but awards to non-PhDs are rare.
The Conservation Trust supports conservation activities around the world that fit within the mission of the National Geographic Society. The trust will fund projects that contribute significantly to the preservation and sustainable use of the Earth’s biological, cultural, and historical resources.
Young Explorers Grants (YEG) offer opportunities to individuals between the ages of 18 and 25 to pursue research, conservation and exploration-related projects.
As graduate students, we experience some level of stress with school work, finances, assistantships and much more. Applying for external funding can feel overwhelming at times. It is “normal” to feel anxious about the process and while we cannot completely eliminate stress from our lives, we can manage it, become more productive, and feel better about ourselves. […]