Kerlin and Ethel Seitz Scholarship

Departments: Geography and Anthropology Categories: Geography and Anthropology
Amount Two awards of $2,300.
Availability Available
Eligibility Criteria Field of Study: The Kerlin and Ethel Seitz Scholarship is designed to benefit a serious-minded Geography major at the UW-Eau Claire. Preference will be given to Geography majors with emphases on land management, conservation of resources, and environmental problems. The student recipient(s) will have completed all of the 100- and 200- level core courses required by the department plus Geography 178 and 270 (or similar courses if future changes are made) before receiving the scholarship. The grades for the above-mentioned courses will be used to compute the scholarship's GPA requirements. Student Classification: The student may be either a junior or senior if the other requirements have been satisfied. If a student receives the award during their junior year, he/she may compete for scholarship renewal. Scholastic Achievement: Minimum grade point requirements are: 3.0 average (on 4.0 scale) for all completed college courses; 3.3 average (on 4.0 scale) for all completed Geography courses. Professional Potential: The student must exhibit to the selection committee a high potential for success and contribution to his or her chosen profession in the area of community service and/or research. The student should have well-defined goals and realistic plans for reaching those goals. To summarize this requirement in a simplistic manner, 'He or she must be a winner.'
Application Procedure See the Department of Geography and Anthropology website.
Application Deadline Students must complete and return the application form to the Geography and Anthropology Department office by November 30.
Selection Procedure The chair of the Department of Geography and Anthropology and/or the department scholarship committee will select the recipient(s).
Selection Deadline The scholarship will be awarded during December 15.
Notification The Geography Department will notify the recipients by letter. The chair will complete and submit a Scholarship Award Form to the Financial Aid office.