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 $53,095 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 Carley Lovorn 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):

June 2020 RFA posted
August 15, 2020 Submission deadline for applications
September 2020 Review of applications
October 2020 National Geographic Society approves awards
November 2020 National Geographic Society issues contracts
December 2020 Grant period begins
May 1, 2021 Interim report due to the National Geographic Society
August 31, 2021 Grant period ends
December 1, 2021 Final report due to the National Geographic Society

Inquiries should be directed to:

Carley Lovorn
Southeast Regional Director, Education
National Geographic Society
t. 202-807-3874, m. 662-213-9815 (preferred)
Oxford, MS
Email: clovorn@ngs.org