Geography / CSBS Undergraduate Scholarships 2017-18 

THE DEAN'S OFFICE SCHOLARSHIP 2017-2018

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

Application for SBS Scholarships available at: http://csbs.utah.edu/students/scholarships/index.php

Deadline: Friday, February 17, 2017 **Online application will be available by early January, 2017

 

SBS OAKLEY J. GORDON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 2017-2018

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

Application for SBS Scholarships available at: http://csbs.utah.edu/students/scholarships/index.php

Deadline: Friday, February 17, 2017 **Online application will be available by early January, 2017

 

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

Application available soon.

Deadline: TBA

 

MERRILL RIDD SCHOLARSHIP 2017-2018

Award: $1000 cash

Eligibility: 

  • Geography majors who will be juniors or seniors 2017-2018
  • Student should have an educational focus in GIS & the environment
  • Full-time student during award period
  • 3.2 GPA
  • Based on scholastic achievement

Application available here.

Deadline: February 17, 2017, 4:00PM at the Department Office (Rm 217/Bldg 73)

 

HASLAM ENTERING GEOGRAPHY STUDENT AWARD 2017-2018

Award: $1,000 

Eligibility: 

  • Declared major in Geography by September 29, 2017
  • Incoming high school student who will be a freshman in the coming 2017-2018 academic year
  • Full-time student (12+ credit hours) during 2017-2018 academic year
  • High scholastic achievement and need
  • U.S citizen or international student lawfully present in U.S.

Application available here.

Deadline: Friday, September 1, 2017, 4:00PM at the Department Office (Rm 217/Bldg 73)

 

ASPRS AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS 2017

Award: Varies by Grant or Scholarship

Eligibility: 

  • Be a student-member of ASPRS
  • 2 completed reference forms OR 2 letters from faculty
  • All applications must be submitted in 1 PDF (5MB max)
  • Note: Most awards call for specific information to complete application

Applications available at: http://www.asprs.org/ASPRS-Awards-and-Scholarships.html

Deadline: November 15, 2016

 

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

Deadline: June 1, 2017

 

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 thru academic and personal strengths
  • Note: Winners may reapply for continuing support

Applications available at: http://awg.org/images/awards/AWG%20Minority%20Scholarship%20pdf.pdf

Deadline: June 30, 2017

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

Deadline: May 15, 2017

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. along with name and subject line "USGIF Scholarship: Undergraduate/Graduate Application"

 

WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTER SCHOLARSHIPS

Award: Varies

Eligibility: 

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

Application available here.

Deadline: March 2017, at the 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
  • 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 18th, 2017 in Salt Lake City.

Application available here.

Deadline: March 17th, 2017

 

RM-URISA SCHOLARSHIP

Award: Varies

Eligibility:

  • Degree seeking (matriculated) students who are enrolled in 4-year programs, or 2-year programs that include a GIS certificate
  • GIS-related project
  • Currently enrolled

Undergraduate and Graduate scholarship.  Application Information here.

Deadline: October 31st, 2016 at 5PM MST.

 

Links to more scholarship information:

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT THE GEOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT OFFICE in Rm 217/Bldg 73 at 801.581.8218