|Departments: Geography and Anthropology||Categories: Geography and Anthropology|
|Amount||Two awards of $850.|
This scholarship has been created to support a sophomore or higher who has a declared major or minor in geography with special interest in geographic information systems (GIS). The student must show applied use of GIS in their academic work, and great potential for success in a future career. Academic success and potential should be the highest criteria for selection.
Financial need should not be a consideration.
|Application Procedure||Go to the Gold for Blugolds Scholarship Network. Complete the Geography and Anthropology Scholarship Application.|
|Selection Procedure||A committee of geography faculty, preferably those with GIS expertise, shall review the applications and select the recipient. In addition to the letter of application, students applying for the scholarship also need to include a reference from a faculty member who can speak to the applicant's interest in and potential for success in a career in GIS.|
|Notification||Recipient(s) will receive official notification from the Department of Geography and Anthropology.|
|Special Notes||Craig Wickman is an Eau Claire native and 1994 graduate with a BS degree in geography. His area of interest and expertise is in GIS and he currently is a GIS programmer with American Electric Power in Columbus, OH.|
|Thank You||The recipient should send a letter of appreciation to Craig Wickman in care of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.|