Gamma Theta Upsilon

The International Geographical Honor Society


GTU Announcements

October 2020: Announcing: Chapter Sponsor Award

September, 2020 Issue of the GTU Newsletter is now available on our Newsletter page.

May, 2020 Volume 61-1 of The Geographical Bulletin is now available online.

April, 2020-Comptroller Nominations Sought The GTU Nominations Committee seeks candidates for consideration as nominees for the position of comptroller. Read more

Award winners, 2020 recipients announced:
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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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