Geography Department Scholarships
Applications for these scholarships are typically due mid-March
David Hill Scholarship Fund
Established by Richard L. Knowlton out of his great respect for his former teammate and for the way Professor Emeritus A. David Hill has distinguished himself in the field of Geography, a subject very important to Mr. Knowlton. Applicant must be a full-time senior majoring in Geography, and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in Geography. Award is based on merit and demonstrated financial eligibility.
Albert W. Smith Geography Scholarship
Established in 1983 to honor Professor Smith at his retirement from the Geography Department faculty after thirty-one years of service to the University. Applicant must be a full-time senior majoring in Geography. Award is based on academic performance.
von Dreden Stacey Scholarship
Established by Katherine and Frank Baxter in honor of Katherine’s parents, Barbara von Dreden (CU class of 1940) and Karl Stacey (CU class of 1936). Applicant must be a junior or senior majoring in Geography, and a graduate of a Colorado high school. Award is based on academic performance and financial need.
Theodore C Myers Memorial Scholarship
Named in honor of long-time geography instructor Ted Myers. Scholarship is awarded to the undergraduate student with the most exceptional honors thesis.
Donor support for these scholarship programs is greatly appreciated. If you would like to donate to one of these causes or help the Department in another way, please visit our Donor Support page.