Gamma Theta Upsilon

The International Geographical Honor Society


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September, 2016 Issue of the GTU Quarterly Newletter is now available on our Newsletter page.

April, 2016: Volume 56-1 of The Geographical Bulletin is now online.

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Visiting Geographical Scientist Program


The Visiting Geographical Scientist Program (VGSP) welcomes applications for the current academic year.

Funded by Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU), the International Geographical Honor Society, and managed by the AAG, the VGSP sponsors visits by prominent geographers to colleges and universities across the country. Its purpose is to stimulate interest in geography, especially in small departments that do not have the resources to bring in well-known speakers. Participating institutions select and make arrangements with the visiting geographer. The VGSP covers travel costs and provides a small honorarium; host institutions provide meals and housing.


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