Awards given annually in the Department of Geography
William R. Black Memorial Leadership Scholarship
Award is given annually to an undergraduate student majoring in Geography who best exemplifies service to the discipline, community and the department. Student must be a junior or senior majoring in Geography and have a 3.0 or higher GPA.
William R. Black Memorial Leadership Fellowship
Award is given annually to the Geography Department graduate student who best exemplifies service to the discipline, community and the department. Student must be in good standing.
Thomas F. Barton Awards
- G107 - Physical Geography
- G110 - Human Geography
- G314 - Urban Geography
- G315 - Environmental Conservation
- G340 - Southeast Asia
Stephen S. Visher Awards
- G109 Weather and Climate
- The Climatology Award
- The Indiana Award
Norman J. G. Pounds Award
- G120 World Regional Geography
Robert C. Kingsbury Award
- G237 Cartography and Geographic Information
Paul W. and Marie K. Baumann Endowed Scholarship Award
Awarded to a freshman, sophomore, or junior who has declared a major in Geography. Criteria include a good work ethic, a solid academic record, and continuing to major in geography.
Outstanding Senior in Geography Award
Given annually to the most outstanding senior in the Department of Geography based on academic performance.
Alumni Associate Instructor Award
Given annually to a graduate student who excels in teaching.
Departmental Graduate Student Awards
Award is given annually to two graduate students who demonstrate outstanding performance in our graduate programs.
John Odland Research Fund Award
Award is given annually to develop, enhance, or expand the research activity of a Geography graduate student. A formal application, including a proposal and budget, is required.
Robert N. Johnson Scholarship
Award is given annually to an undergraduate student majoring in Geography who demonstrates academic merit and financial need, with preference given to students who are U.S. citizens.