Dear Colleagues

The International Geographical Union (IGU) announces the availability of travel grants awarded on a competitive basis to help defray the costs of in-person participation in the 2022 IGU Centennial Congress, 18-22 July 2022 in Paris, France. Click to download announcement pdf

Applications should be accompanied by a written statement, the abstract of your paper, proof of submission of the abstract, and any endorsement letters. In addition, please provide a written statement (one page, maximum 500 words) describing your plans for participating in the 2022 IGU Centennial Congress in Paris, including the title of the presentation you intend to give, the meetings of IGU Commissions and Task Forces in which you will participate, if you intend to take part in any pre- or post-congress excursions etc. Include a brief statement of the benefits you expect to realize from your participation in the conference.

Details regarding the conference, including how to register and how to submit an abstract, are available at the website of the 2022 IGU Centennial Congress All documents must be submitted as a single pdf document directly to Vice President Holly Barcus, by email to:

Completed applications (including endorsement letters) are due at no later than 31st January 2022. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their requests no later than 31st March 2022. Awards are paid to successful applicants in cash on arrival for the conference in Paris in US$ dollars.

Direct any questions regarding IGU Travel Grant applications to: