AAG Research Grants

American Association of Geographers (AAG)

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Grant amount: Up to US $500

Deadline: Dec 31, 2020

Applicant type: Postdoctoral Researcher Faculty Unaffiliated Researcher

Funding uses: Research

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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About this funder:



The American Association of Geographers (AAG) is a nonprofit scientific and educational society founded in 1904. For more than 100 years the AAG has contributed to the advancement of geography. Its members from nearly 100 countries share interests in the theory, methods, and practice of geography, which they cultivate through the AAG's Annual Meeting, scholarly journals (Annals of the American Association of GeographersThe Professional Geographer, the AAG Review of Books and GeoHumanities), and the online AAG Newsletter.

The AAG promotes discussion among its members and with scholars in related fields, in part through the activities of its affinity groups and more than 60 specialty groups. The meetings and activities of our regional divisions provide the opportunity to network with colleagues near you.

AAG Research Grants are competitively awarded to provide direct expenses of research or fieldwork that address questions of major importance to the discipline excluding master's or doctoral dissertation research.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Grants can be used only for direct expenses of research.
  • The AAG provides small grants to support research and fieldwork. 

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. You are eligible to apply if you have been an AAG member for at least two years at the time you submit your application


  • Grants cannot be used for salary and overhead costs.
  • The committee will not approve awards for masters or doctoral dissertation research.
  • No awards are made if funds are insufficient or if proposals are not suitable.