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Geography Education Grant

The Geography Education Grant Program is co-sponsored by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the National Geographic Society. Two awards of up to $40,000 each are available for projects designed to improve the quality of geography education in the Texas K-12 environment, including collaborative efforts between public and independent institutions of higher education in Texas and a K-12 partner. The latter may include, but is not limited to, school district(s), individual schools/teachers, regional education service center(s), and public or private entities.

The application form is included in the Request for Applications (RFA) document:

Request for Applications

Calendar of Events (dates are subject to change):

August 1, 2016RFA posted
Sept. 5, 2016Submission deadline for applications
Sept. 5 - Oct. 28, 2016Review of applications
Nov. 15, 2016National Geographic Board meeting to approve awards
Dec. 23, 2016National Geographic Society issues contracts
Jan. 16, 2017Grant period begins
March 1, 2017First interim report due to the Coordinating Board and the National Geographic Society
June 1, 2017Second interim report due to the Coordinating Board and the National Geographic Society
Dec. 31, 2017Grant period ends









Allen Michie, Program Director
Academic Quality and Workforce Division
Phone: (512) 427-6518
Email: geographygrant@thecb.state.tx.us
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