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Darrel Hess Community College Geography Scholarship

Scholarship Description

The Association of American Geographers is pleased to announce a national scholarship program for community college students. Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to students from community colleges, junior colleges, city colleges, or similar two-year educational institutions who will be transferring as geography majors to four year colleges and universities. These scholarships are funded by Darrel Hess, coauthor of the textbook Physical Geography: A Landscape Appreciation by McKnight and Hess, published by Prentice Hall. The award consists of a scholarship to be used for any educational expenses in the amount of $1,000 and a formal certificate of merit. The formal announcement of the award will take place at the annual meeting of the AAG. Eligibility: You are eligible to apply if you are a student currently enrolled at a US community college, junior college, city college, or similar two-year educational institution at the time you submit your application. You must also have completed at least two transfer courses in geography and plan to transfer to a four-year institution as a geography major during the coming academic year. Criteria: Selection will be based on the overall quality of the application, scholastic excellence and academic promise. Financial need will also be considered. The selection committee will observe the purposes and preferences noted above when evaluating proposals. Two awards of $1,000 will be made annually. Awards may not be made in years when funds are insufficient or proposals are not suitable.

Year of Need: College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: 2

Min Award: 1000

Max Award: 1000

Deadline: 2017-12-31

Website: http://www.aag.org/cs/grants/hess

Sponsoring Organization Association of American Geographers
1710 Sixteenth Street
Washington, DC 20009-3198

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