Geography Scholarship for International Study

The Department of Geography and Planning is seeking applicants for the Geography Scholarship for International Study for the 2019-20 academic year. 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 2019.
  • Student is majoring in Geography or Community & Regional Planning
  • Student must have satisfactory academic achievement (3.0 or higher GPA overall)

* 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. Rich Crepeau at by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. 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.