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Scholarships & Grants

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Geography majors transferring from a community college may apply for the Darrel Hess Community College Geography Scholarship.

Competitive Fellowships and Scholarships

Many fellowships and awards have minimum GPA and other requirements, but you do not need to be enrolled in the Honors Program to qualify for many of these scholarships and fellowships:

Department of Geography, Environment, & Society Awards

The geography department makes awards each spring to undergraduate geographers. They are presented during the Brown Day dinner program.

  • Outstanding Graduating Senior Award 
    A cash award from the department to the outstanding graduating senior in geography, who will have been graduated from the previous fall through the coming summer.
  • Outstanding Senior Project Award 
    A cash award for the best senior paper or project submitted since the last Brown Day competition. This is awarded on a calendar year basis.
  • National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE) Excellence in Scholarship Award 
    This award recognizes our nominee to the NCGE for an outstanding geography scholar and includes a certificate from the NCGE. If you believe you meet the eligibility criteria, please contact the GES advisor or a faculty member.
  • Marble-Boyle Undergraduate Achievement Award in Geographic Science 
    Excellent students who are completing a GIS-focused Geography BA or BS are encouraged to apply for the Marble-Boyle Undergraduate Achievement Award in Geographic Science.

College of Liberal Arts Scholarships

The College of Liberal Arts offers scholarships for continuing students currently enrolled in CLA. Each year, academically talented CLA students receive scholarships based on need or merit.

Learn more about available scholarships.