Friday, July 6, 2007

Grant of the Week: Young Explorers Grants

The National Geographic Society offers "seed grants to individuals between the ages of 18 and 25 to pursue research, conservation and exploration-related projects consistent with National Geographic's existing grant programs."

Fields of study covered, include:

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Oceanography
  • Paleontology

While applicants are not required to possess advanced degrees, a "record of prior experience ... should be submitted as it pertains to the proposed project."

Indeed, this grant program "provide[s] the opportunity for many recipients to pursue their first experiences in the field."

For more information on the Young Explorers Grant program, visit:

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