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Department Awards

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 here;

2. A current University transcript (unofficial OK);

3. A paper or research project (e.g. map, poster, etc.) that was either:

  1. written or created for a course taught by a UO Geography faculty member during the last two years (2018-2019 or 2019-2020), OR
  2. created as part of a geography faculty-led research project (2018-2020).

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.

A completed application must be delivered to the Department of Geography office (107 Condon) by Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 5:00p.m. or emailed by the same time to geogadvr@uoregon.edu. Applicants will be notified by May 4th.

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Contacts: Dr. Leslie McLees, geogadvr@uoregon.edu

 

Bill Loy Award for Excellence in Cartography

Bill Loy Award For Excellence in Cartography
Academic Year 2019–2020

The Bill Loy Award for Excellence in Cartography 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.

Requirement:

Student must be an undergraduate majoring in Geography, or Spatial Data Science and Technology, or a Geography graduate student at the University of Oregon.

Submissions must include the following:

A 250-word statement explaining the significance of the design and clearly articulates your role in developing the product.

For map products designed for print email a PDF of the product (or a download link if too large) and your statement to:jmeacham@uoregon.edu
A printed copy of the map product is not required or accepted this year.

For web maps, e-mail a link to your product with your statement to: jmeacham@uoregon.edu

Submission Deadline: April 23, 2020

The award will be announced during the spring term.

Contacts:

Amy Lobben, lobben@uoregon.edu
James E. Meacham, jmeacham@uoregon.edu

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Loy Award Recipients