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Trussell Family Scholarship

The Trussell Family Scholarship is awarded to students based on academic merit and interest in a career serving humanity. Consideration is also given to financial need. The award will be $2,000 if one student is selected, or $1,000 if two students share it.

Application Process

Your application must include the following:

1. A completed application cover sheet, available in the main Geography Office (Condon 107);

2. A current University transcript;

3. A paper or class project (i.e. map, poster) written or created in a course taught by a UO Geography professor during the last two years OR created as part of a Geography faculty-led research project during the last two years;

4. A statement (no more than 2 pages, double-spaced) addressing your geographical education in relation to your career goals, as well as your financial need.

Contacts:

Jessie Clark, geogadvr@uoregon.edu

2014 Trussell Scholarship Announcement.

 

Bill Loy Award for Cartographic Excellence and Geographic Visualization

The Bill Loy Award for Excellence in Cartographic Design and Geographic Visualization is given annually to a deserving graduate or undergraduate geography student at the University of Oregon. The award amount is $1,000.

Submission Guidelines

Students will submit a cartographic or visualization product and a written statement.

Entrant must be:

An undergraduate or graduate student majoring in geography at the UO.

Entrant will submit:

- A 500 – 1,000 word statement explaining the significance of the design that clearly articulates the student’s role in developing the product is a requirement.

- For printed map products, submit two printed full size copies of the map product and email a PDF of the product to jmeacham@uoregon.edu (a CD-ROM containing a PDF version of the entry is acceptable if the PDF is too large to email).

- For digital map products, submit a CD-ROM containing the executable file of their product.

Submit entry to:

- Loy Award Committee, Department of Geography, 107 Condon Hall.

Contacts:

Amy Lobben, lobben@uoregon.edu

James E. Meacham, jmeacham@uoregon.edu

2014 Bill Loy Award Announcement