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Scholarships & Grants

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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:

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

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.

  • The John S. Adams Award for Majors in Geography
    An award of $1125 in honor of Professor Emeritus John S. Adams. Students must be declared Geography BA or BS majors at the time of application. We encourage students from all backgrounds and with any interests to apply, but a minimum of 3.0 GPA is preferred.
  • Outstanding Graduating Senior Award for
  • Outstanding Senior Project Award for
  • 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.