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National Geographic/UCLA Young Explorers Workshops

October 26, 2013 @ 9:45 am - 3:30 pm

Each year the Young Explorer Grant Program hosts workshops for future Young Explorers. These workshops introduce National Geographic Young Explorer grantees—as well as National Geographic explorers, conservationists, and researchers—to students interested in pursuing grants from National Geographic to support their research or project.Workshop ActivitiesWelcome Reception: Check-in and light breakfastMorning Session: Introduction to National Geographic and its role in supporting exploration, research, and conservation. Outstanding young explorer grantees will present their projects and their future plans in the field. The morning panel will offer advice on the elements of a good grant application and why many applications miss the mark.Lunch: With students, National Geographic grantees, and staffAfternoon Idea Pitch Session: Time to share ideas for field projects in breakout groups with National Geographic grantees and staffEvening Lecture Presentation: Join National Geographic explorers and photographers for a memorable evening presentation.ParticipantsDr. John Francis, Vice President, Research, Conservation, and Exploration, National Geographic SocietyRebecca Martin, Director, Expeditions Council, National Geographic SocietyNational Geographic Grant Program OfficersNational Geographic Grant Committee MembersNational Geographic Young Explorer GranteesNational Geographic Society Research, Conservation, and Exploration GranteesStudentsMore information about this event…

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Date:
October 26, 2013
Time:
9:45 am - 3:30 pm

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Date:
October 26, 2013
Time:
9:45 am - 3:30 pm