Neal Lineback "Geography in the News" Scholarship

Neal Lineback "Geography in the News" Scholarship

The Department of Geography and Planning is seeking applicants for the Neal Lineback "Geography in the News" Scholarship. The department will award one scholarship to a rising senior who meets the eligibility requirements:

  • Student is majoring in Geography and/or Community & Regional Planning 
  • Student will be a senior during the 2021-22 academic year (currently a junior)
  • Student must have satisfactory academic achievement (3.0+ GPA in Geography and 2.5+ Overall GPA)
  • Student must be full-time (12+ semester hours)
  • Demonstrated aptitude for cartography and/or writing

Apply via this Google Form by Friday, February 19th, 2021 at 11:59 PM. Please attach an electronic copy of your transcript. The Department Awards and Honors Committee will review the applications for the Lineback Scholarship and recommend a recipient to the Chair of the Department; the decision of the Committee and Chair will be final.

Past Recipients:

  • 2021 - Chip Weir
  • 2020 - Josh Platt
  • 2019 - Jennifer Cox
  • 2018 - Katie Miller
  • 2017 - Timothy Kinlaw
  • 2016 - Timothy Kinlaw
  • 2015 - Robert Clark, Marty Little