Julian Yoder Outstanding Geography Student Scholarship (Graduate)

Julian Yoder Scholarship in Geography (Graduate)

The Department of Geography and Planning is seeking applicants for the Julian Yoder Scholarship in Geography. The department will award one scholarship to a graduate student who meets the eligibility requirements:

  • Student is pursuing a Master of Arts in Geography during the 2021-22 academic year
  • Student must have satisfactory academic achievement (3.0+ GPA)
  • Student must be full-time (9+ semester hours)

* 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 and the student’s academic plans for next year. The letter also should include a statement about the student’s financial needs that might be met with the scholarship.

Submit your application by email to Dr. Derek Martin at martindj1@appstate.edu by TBD. Please attach an electronic copy of your transcript. The Department Awards and Honors Committee will review the applications for the Yoder Scholarship and recommend a recipient to the Chair of the Department; the decision of the Committee and Chair will be final.

Past Recipients:

  • 2020 - Stella Harden
  • 2019 - Kayla Mounce
  • 2018 - Matthew Wilson
  • 2017 - David Vines
  • 2016 - Christopher Ely
  • 2015 - Joe Rudolph