Visiting Geographical Scientist Program


To stimulate interest in geography.

The VGSP requires one scientist to visit two or more institutions over a one to three-day period. Please see the website for further details external link.


To qualify for the program, at least one-half of the institutions hosting a visiting scientist during the academic year must have active chapters of Gamma Theta Upsilon (an active chapter is one that has reported initiates in the past two years).


  • Annual

Award Value

US$100 per institutional visit to each visiting scientist and will reimburse the visitor up to US$600 for travel costs to and from the area of the institutions visited.

Application procedure

Applicants must write to Oscar Laron, VGSP Coordinator, at the main organization address at .


Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU), the International Geographical Honor Society

Study Level

  • Professional development

Association of American Geographers (AAG)

The Association of American Geographers (AAG) is a non-profit organization founded in 1904 to advance professional studies in geography and to encourage the application of geographic research in business, education and government. The AAG was amalgamated with the American Society of Professional Geographers (ASPG) in 1948.

Contact Details

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Association of American Geographers (AAG) by using the links below.


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