Geography Scholarship for International Study

Geography Scholarship for International Study

The Department of Geography and Planning is seeking applicants for the Geography Scholarship for International Study. The department will award two scholarships to juniors or seniors who meet the eligibility requirements:

  • Student is participating in a Study Abroad Program recognized by Appalachian State University in 2021.
  • Student is majoring in Geography or Community & Regional Planning
  • Student must have satisfactory academic achievement (3.0+ GPA)

* Financial need will be a consideration when making the award.

Students meeting the requirements for the scholarship are invited to apply by submitting a one page letter of application. The letter should describe the student’s interest in the scholarship, the student’s academic qualifications, the student’s financial need and the student’s plans for a recognized study abroad trip.

Submit your application by email to Dr. Derek Martin at by TBD. Please attach an electronic copy of your transcript. The Department Awards and Honors Committee will review the applications for the Geography Scholarship for International Study and recommend a recipient to the Chair of the Department; the decision of the Committee and Chair will be final.

Past Recipients:

  • 2020 - Caty Parham
  • 2019 - Max Martin
  • 2018 - Tatiana Magee
  • 2017 - Abie Bonevac, Jen Kern
  • 2016 - Zachary Shadomy
  • 2015 - Evan Montpellier, Zachary Osborne