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The 1st of July there started the acceptance of applications for the Award of the Russian Geographical Society of 2016.

We are expecting for the bright results of the scientific research, outstanding expedition projects, innovative ideas in the field of education and enlightenment, which you have realized, popular science films, discovering the world of science and geography, issues, making it possible to expand the horizons of the usual, and other projects, dedicated to geography, ecology, ethnography, history and culture of Russia.

The Award of the Russian Gegraphical Society

The Award of the Russian Geographical Society is an award in the field of national geography, ecology, preservation and promotion of the natural, historical and cultural heritage of Russia.

It is being handed in for the projects and achievements, implemented to life.

The Award is being held once in two years and has an international status. First time it was handed in in the year of 2014.

Residents or organizations of any country of the world may apply for the Award, provided that their projects are dedicated to Russia.

The applications are regarded in the following nominations:

  1. Expeditions;

  2. Scientific research;

  3. Education and enlightenment;

  4. Promotion of natural, historical and cultural heritage of Russia;

  5. Public acceptance.

The nominations ` description, terms, requirements for applications and other details are specified in the Concept of the Award.

The finalists of the Award are being determined by the jury, headed by the President of the Society Sergey Shoygu. The vice-presidents of the Russian Geographical Society Arthur Chilingarov and Nikolay Kasimov, and other famous scientists as well, public figures, representatives of the culture and science are the members of the jury as well.

The acceptance of applications is being held from the 1st of July to the 30th of September, 2016.

The awarding ceremony will be held at the end of the year. The time and date of the ceremony will be announced later.

The winners will receive cash prizes. 

For information call: 8 800 700 18 45 (Alena Zatonskih).