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 following academic year (currently a junior)
  • Student must have satisfactory academic achievement (3.0+ GPA)
  • Student must be full-time (12+ semester hours)
  • Demonstrated aptitude for cartography and/or writing

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:

  • 2022 - Will Bennett
  • 2021 - Chip Weir
  • 2020 - Josh Platt
  • 2019 - Jennifer Cox
  • 2018 - Katie Miller
  • 2017 - Timothy Kinlaw
  • 2016 - Timothy Kinlaw
  • 2015 - Robert Clark, Marty Little