Financial aid and awards

Undergraduate students

Department of Geography
Undergraduate student scholarships include:

  • The Jeff Gockley Memorial Award
  • The Balmat Family Scholarship in Geography
  • The G.D. Richardson and Kathy LaSauce Undergraduate Scholarship in Geography, in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
  • E. Willard Miller Award in Geography

View the complete list of department endowments and award funds.

Undergraduate students may apply for Academic Enrichment Support for research and travel opportunities.

Undergraduate students may use The Gould Center's student research poster printing program for financial and technical support to print posters for presentation at conferences.

College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

Graduate students

Graduate students in the Department of Geography are funded in a variety of ways. Funding is limited to two years M.S. students, to four years for Ph.D. students, and to five years for five-year Ph.D. students. Graduate assistantships consist of either teaching assistantships (TAs) or research assistantships (RAs). During the fall and spring semesters, the assistantships are 18 weeks in length each semester, with duties beginning one week before classes begin and concluding one week after the last day of class. TAs and RAs work 20 hours per week on average. Read more about graduate assistantships and funding in the Graduate Student Handbook.

Department of Geography
Graduate student grants and scholarships include:

View the complete list of department endowments and award funds.

Graduate students may apply for Academic Enrichment Support for research and travel opportunities.

Graduate students may use The Gould Center's student research poster printing program for financial and technical support to print posters for presentation at conferences or the department's annual Recognition Reception in the spring, where all graduating master's students are required to present a research poster.

College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

The Graduate School

The Graduate School also has information about funding resources, including a searchable database.

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