Geography Education Grant

The Geography Education Grant Program is co-sponsored by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the National Geographic Society. Awards of up to $50,693 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. For more information, contact Chris Hines at the National Geographic Society using the contact information listed at the bottom of this page.

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

Calendar of Events (dates are subject to change):

March 15, 2019 RFA posted
May 31, 2019 Submission deadline for applications
June - July, 2019 Review of applications
July 2019 National Geographic Society approves awards
August 2019 National Geographic Society issues contracts
September 2019 Grant period begins
March 1, 2020 Interim report due to the National Geographic Society
August 31, 2020 Grant period ends
December 1, 2020 Final report due to the National Geographic Society

Inquiries should be directed to:
Chris Hines
Regional Director, Educator Network
Phone: (202) 807-3873
Email: chines@ngs.org