Application forms now available online. To download a form, click Online Scholarship.docxOnline Scholarship.docx

There are 3 half-tuition scholarships available, and you may apply for any, or all of them if you meet the requirements. The money from these scholarships will apply to fall and winter of the next academic year. Please submit one hard copy of the application per scholarship with the appropriate box marked (you may use the same information for each scholarship). Applications can be submitted to the geography office (690 SWKT). *Note: you must be registered for at least 14 credits during each semester of the next academic year (fall and winter semester) to maintain your scholarship status.

For further questions, please contact the geography office at 801-422-3851.


Geography Scholarships:

1. L. Elliott Tuttle Scholarship: for outstanding seniors in the field of Geography. (Includes both seniors at the time of the application deadline and juniors who will be seniors during the year which the scholarship will apply to.)This scholarship specifically recognizes academic excellence. Consideration also given to financial need.

2. Karen Mittleman Scholarship: for undergraduate students majoring in Geography. Preference given to non-freshman female students.

3. Dale Stevens Scholarship: for Geography majors who demonstrate financial need.
 

DEADLINE: March 14, 2014 at 5:00pm in 690 SWKT


 

Other Scholarships:

CaGIS Scholarship
Each year, the Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS) sponsors three scholarships to students whose research and accomplishments support the mission of CaGIS. The scholarships recognize academic achievement and encourage the continuing success of outstanding cartography, geographic information systems (GIS), and geographic information science (GIScience) students. The scholarships also recognize achievement or potential for achievement in original research advancing the specific disciplines of cartography or GIScience. Winners are selected based on academic achievement, particularly in the calendar year prior to the award. Applications are reviewed by the CaGIS Scholarship Committee, and awards are announced in February or March.

See
CaGIS Scholarship.docxCaGIS Scholarship.docx



Apply for the 2014 Rural American West Paper Competition 

Sponsored by the Redd Center for the American West at Brigham Young University, this competition recognizes excellent research papers on the geography of the rural American West to be presented at the Tampa AAG meeting. The competition is open to both faculty and graduate students who are presenting a paper in Tampa. The winning paper will receive a $500 award courtesy of the Redd Center. Papers must be no more than 15 pages (double-spaced) in length (excluding bibliography). To enter, please submit a (non-PDF) electronic copy of the paper (via email) to Chris Laingen (crlaingen@eiu.edu), RGSG Awards Director, by March 1, 2014. The winner will be announced at the RGSG business meeting the week of the meeting (see final conference schedule for date, time, and location of RGSG business meeting).

This is from the recently published RGSG newsletter (pg. 3):  http://rgsg.files.wordpress.com/2013/10/rgsg_fall2013newsletterv_final2.pdf

Please direct questions to Dr. Chris Laingen (crlaingen@eiu.edu). ​

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