||Two awards of $2,300.
| 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.
||The Geography Department will notify the recipients by letter. The chair will complete and submit a Scholarship Award Form to the Financial Aid office.