Geography and College of Social and Behavioral Science Undergraduate Scholarships 2018-2019 

Application available at:  https://csbs.utah.edu/students/scholarships/index.php
Deadline to Apply:  Thursday, February 1, 2018


Scholarships Available

CSBS Dean’s Office Scholarship

Award: Varies
Eligibility:

  • Declared major of one of the Social/Behavior Science departments
  • 3.2 minimum cumulative GPA
  • 24 completed semester hours last year attended (full-time)
  • OR 12 completed semester hours last year attended (part-time)
  • Completed 30 semester hours by Fall 2017 (including anticipated Summer 2017 enrollment)
  • U.S citizen or international student lawfully present in U.S.
  • Demonstrate financial need - FAFSA required

SBS OAKLEY J. GORDON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Award: $2,000 ($1000 each fall and spring semesters) full-time, $1000 part-time
Eligibility:

  • Declared major of one of the Social/Behavior Science departments
  • 24 completed semester hours last year attended (full-time)
  • OR 12 completed semester hours last year attended (part-time)
  • At least 7 years since High School diploma and return to education
  • Demonstrate financial need - FAFSA required

DEPARTMENTAL TUITION WAIVER (T-53)

Award: $5000 (half each semester) with verified full-time status
Eligibility: 

  • Be a continuing student who has declared a major in Geography, or a first-year, or transfer student, pursuing a major in Geography
  • Seeking 1st Bachelor's Degree
  • 3.5 GPA
  • Utah resident
  • Based on scholastic achievement

MERRILL RIDD SCHOLARSHIP

Award: $1000 cash
Eligibility: 

  • Geography majors who will be juniors or seniors 2018-2019
  • Student should have an educational focus in GIS and the environment
  • Full-time student during award period
  • 3.2 GPA
  • Based on scholastic achievement

HASLAM ENTERING GEOGRAPHY STUDENT AWARD

Award: $1,000 
Eligibility: 

  • Declared major in Geography by September 28, 2018
  • Incoming high school student who will be a freshman in the coming 2018-2019 academic year
  • Full-time student (12+ credit hours) during 2018-2019 academic year
  • High scholastic achievement and need
  • U.S citizen or international student lawfully present in U.S.
  • Diverse applicants strongly encouraged to apply

Deadline: Friday, August 31, 2018, by 5:00PM
Application available at link above

 

GAMMA THETA UPSILON SCHOLARSHIP

Eleven scholarships are awarded annually to Gamma Theta Upsilon members: six to undergraduates, one to a senior entering graduate school, and four to continuing graduate students.
Award: $1000.00
Eligibility: Varies by scholarship
Applications available at: http://gammathetaupsilon.org/scholarships.html (http://gammathetaupsilon.org/scholarships.html)
Deadline: None listed yet, guidelines posted February 15, 2018

MINORITY SCHOLARSHIP FROM ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN GEOSCIENTISTS

Award: Amount varies up to $6000.00
Eligibility:

  • Woman who is African- American, Hispanic or Native American
  • Full-time undergraduate studying geosciences
  • Contributor to world community through academic and personal strengths
  • Note: Winners may reapply for continuing support

Applications available at: http://awg.org/images/awards/AWG%20Minority%20Scholarship%20pdf.pdf (http://awg.org/images/awards/AWG%20Minority%20Scholarship%20pdf.pdf)
Deadline: June 30, 2018
Association for Women Geoscientists,
Attn. Minority Scholarship
12000 N. Washington St., Suite 285
Thorton, Colorado 80241

USGIF 2017 UNDERGRADUATE & GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

Award: Varies
Eligibility:

  • Overall academic coursework and extracurricular activities
  • Full-time undergraduate or graduate student studying geospatial intelligence

Applications available at: http://usgif.org/education/scholarships (http://usgif.org/education/scholarships)
Deadline: February 26, 2018
United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation
ATTN: Scholarships Subcommittee
2325 Dulles Corner Blvd., Suite 450
Herndon, VA 20171
Or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) along with the name and subject line “USGIF Scholarship: Undergraduate/Graduate Application”

WOMEN’S RESOURCE CENTER SCHOLARSHIPS

Award: Varies
Eligibility:

  • Students of ALL gender identifies for several scholarships
  • Matriculated student, some part-time & full-time
  • 2.7 GPA or greater
  • Verified financial need
  • Varies, check website

Application available here: (http://womenscenter.utah.edu/scholarships/eligibility.php)
Deadline: Information available in February or March, at Women’s Resource Center (411 Union)

DOYLE W. STEPHENS SCHOLARSHIP

Award: $1,000

Eligibility:

  • Undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled at an accredited college or university
  • Engaged in new or on-going research that focuses on the Great Salt Lake and/or the lake ecosystem or watershed
  • Funds may be used to support lab or field research, attendance at professional meetings, or other activities that further the understanding or protection of the Great Salt Lake ecosystem
  • Will consider research projects from any academic field (for instance: ecology, biology, chemisty, physics, geography, geology, urban planning, social sciences, communications, education, economics, tourism, engineering, etc.)
  • The scholoarship may also be used to support research internships.
  • Previous awardees of this scholarship are ineligible
  • Scholarship winner will be expected to share their research findings with FoGSL via a presentation, a newsletter article, or both. They will also be expected to attend an awards ceremony scheduled tentatively for May 9,10,11, 2018 in Salt Lake City

Application information is available on our website:  http://fogsl.org/programs/doyle-stephens-scholarship; the deadline to apply is March 16, 2018. The 2018 Award Ceremony will occur during the 2018 Great Salt Lake Issues Forum at the University of Utah, scheduled for May 9, 10, and 11.

Wick Miller Endowed Scholarship

Award: $1,000 (per semester)

Eligibility:

  • The Wick Miller Endowed Scholarship is available to any University of Utah student with an expressed interest in studies related to the indigenous peoples of the Americas, a demonstrated desire to preserve, cultivate, and advance any indigenous language or culture of the Americas.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with an indigenous American ethnic heritage.

Please visit https://linguistics.utah.edu/undergraduate/scholarships.php for application and required materials. The application for AY 2018-19 is due February 1st, 2018