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Scholarship Opportunities

Departmental Scholarships

Scholarships are a great way to help finance your college education and at EKU, we offer a variety of scholarship opportunities on the University, College and Department levels. The department of Geography and Geology offers:

The Milos Sebor Scholarship for GIS Majors. In order to qualify for this scholarship, you must:

  • Fill out Scholarship Application;
  • be enrolled full-time at Eastern Kentucky University seeking a degree in geography;
  • have a 3.0 high school GPA or a 3.0 university GPA, and demonstrate potential for the completion of a college degree. The student will be eligible to reapply for the award if a 2.75 GPA is maintained;
  • possess the characteristics demonstrated and valued by the Sebor family: leadership, citizenship, diligence, and social responsibility.

College Scholarships

The Laura D. Kennamer Scholarship Program (Kennamer Campus Scholar and Study Abroad Scholar Applicants) is an award for students majoring in a Social and Behavioral Sciences, including Geography. Find out more and apply for this scholarship on the College of Science Scholarship pages.

The Booth Scholarship Program for Math and Science is available to all Math and Science students.  Find out more and apply for this scholarship on the College of Science Scholarship pages.

For more information regarding the College Scholarships and other scholarship opportunities, visit the College of Science scholarships page.

University Scholarships

There are many scholarship opportunities available at the University level.  For more information about scholarships that you might qualify for visit the Scholarships web site or visit them in the Student Success Building, Room 346.

Regional Scholarships

The Kentucky Association of Mapping Professionals (KAMP) will award two scholarships each year at the Kentucky GIS Conference.

One scholarship will be presented to a high-school senior with a declared high-school concentration in GIS or Geospatial Science. An undergraduate scholarship will be awarded to a college student in Kentucky with a declared major in Geography or Geospatial Sciences.

Find more information and apply here. 

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