GEOG 5161, Research Design in Human Geography

Notes and Study Materials

Aspiring Academics Website

Geography Faculty Development Alliance

National Science Foundation, Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide,

National Science Foundation, Geography and Spatial Science, SBE Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants,

Science Foundation, Geography and Spatial Science, Samples of Successful Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants

National Science Foundation, Grant Proposal Guide (January 14, 2013). The new guide is available at .  PIs are urged to review the new guide, paying particular attention to changes regarding the way Broader Impacts should be incorporated into the proposal.  A summary of the changes is available via the Dear Colleague Letter accessible at .

Solem, Michael N., Kenneth E. Foote, and Janice J. Monk.  2009.  Aspiring Academics: A Resource Book for Graduate Students and Early Career Faculy.  Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

  1. Patricia Solís, Activities for AA Chapter 11, Preparing Competitive Research Grant Proposals  and Coherency Matrix for Second Activity
  2. Iain Hay and Mark Israel, Activities for AA Chapter 12, Private People, Secret Places: Ethical Research in Practice
  3. Jan Monk and Ken Foote, Activities for AA Chapter 13, Academic Publishing

Funding Opportunities--Places to Look

AAG Grants and Awards, (Other awards are sponsored by specialty groups, so check their pages, too)
Society of Women Geography,

CU Graduate School awards,
CU Geography,, 2010 Call/Graduate Award Call 2010.html
Social Science Research Council (SSRC),
East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students,
Funding Resources to Support Research in Geography by Sarah J. Halvorson, U of Montana

Others? Please let me know and I will add them to this list.

Last revised 2014.1.21.