Scholarships

List of Scholarships

Robert and Darlene Ford scholarship: $500 - $700 (approximately)

Frequency: Once per year (decision is made in the spring)

Selection and qualification: 
Given to a geography major who has completed 75 credit hours at MU prior to the semester when the award is given. The student must have an overall GPA of 3.2. In addition to the GPA threshold, extracurricular involvement is considered in the decision.

Predmore-Cornogg scholarship: $1000 ($500 in May, $500 in October)

Frequency: Once per year (decision is made in the spring)    

Selection and qualification: 
Given to a junior or senior geography major who demonstrates a strong commitment to geography. The student must be in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need.    

Requirement: 
The recipient must meet with the donor for an introduction and general discussion of the student's plans in the discipline of geography.

Geography Faculty Award

Award: Book

Selection: This award is given to a geography major that has graduated with honors.

Delaware Valley Geographical Association (DVGA) Award

Award: A free dinner at the annual meeting of the DVGA and a plaque.

Selection: 
This award is given to a geography major who has demonstrated a committment to the discipline of geography. In deciding this award the faculty consider GPA, class participation, and any other relevent extracurricular activities.