Explorers


University of Wisconsin Young Explorers Grants Workshop


Overture Conference Room
Gordon Dining & Event Center

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Saturday, October 1, 2016

Check in: 11:00 a.m.

 Workshop: 11:30-1:30 p.m.

Workshop Activities

  • 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 panel will offer advice on the elements of a good grant application and why many applications miss the mark.
  • Refreshments and networking with National Geographic grantees and staff

Register here for the Young Explorer Workshop.





Faculty and Graduate Students Grant Session


Older than 25? Consider attending our Friday session for faculty and graduate students. Our staff will share our current funding opportunities for research, conservation and exploration projects. 


University of Wisconsin- Madison
180 Science Hall
Friday, September 30, 2016
3:30 pm
Reception to Follow

Register here for the faculty and graduate students grant session.



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