2014 Young Explorer Workshop Location

Washington University Young Explorers Grants Workshop

Saturday, February 22, 2014
Washington University, St. Louis, MO
The Laboratory Sciences Building Room 300, Danforth Campus
Registration: 9:45 a.m.
Workshop concludes at 3 p.m.


Also consider attending our free public Saturday evening event, Evening of Exploration: FameLab Finals.

Workshop Activities

  • Welcome Reception: Check-in and light breakfast
  • Morning 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 staff
  • Afternoon Idea Pitch Session: Time to share ideas for field projects in breakout groups with National Geographic grantees and staff
  • Evening Lecture Presentation: Join National Geographic explorers and photographers for a memorable evening presentation.



  • Dr. John Francis, Vice President, Research, Conservation, and Exploration, National Geographic Society
  • Rebecca Martin, Director, Expeditions Council, National Geographic Society
  • National Geographic Grant Program Officers
  • National Geographic Grant Committee Members
  • National Geographic Young Explorer Grantees
  • National Geographic Society Research, Conservation, and Exploration Grantees
  • Students

Meet Our Explorers

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    Explorers A-Z

    At the heart of our explorers program is the quest for knowledge through exploration and the people who make it possible.

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    Explorers by Category

    Browse our different areas of exploration and discover the fascinating people behind the projects.

Our Explorers in Action