More than just a magazine, National Geographic offer three different types of research grant: Early Career, Exploration and Requests for Proposals.
They’re seeking proposals that are bold, innovative and potentially transformative with a primary focus in conservation, education, research, storytelling or technology.
If you’re interested in applying to the National Geographic but not sure what type of grant to go for they have a quick quiz that can point you in the right direction – available here.
These grants offer between $5,000 – $10,000 USD and aim to give less experiences individuals a chance to manage and lead a project. Applicants should have less than 5 years professional experience within their field.
Available to those experienced in leading a project in conservation, education, research, storytelling or technology. This grant is typically between $10,000 – $30,000 USD.
Requests for Proposals
There are currently a number of different requests for proposals available:
- Big Cat Conservation
- Conservation Technologies – New Methods of Monitoring Ecosystem Health
- Documenting Human Migrations
- Extreme Environments: Himalayan Climate Change
- Human Origins in Africa and Asia
- Making the case for Nature
- Participatory Science
- Reducing Ocean Plastic Pollution
- Species Recovery.
Request for Proposal grants are typically funded at $50,000 USD although funding up to $100,000 USD can be requested.
All schemes above can be applied for at any time as National Geographic accept applications on a continuous basis.
If you’d like to apply for any of these schemes then please contact your Research Development Team.