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Undergraduate Scholarships in Geography and Atmospheric Science


The Department of Geography and Atmospheric Science has the following undergraduate scholarships available. Applications generally open in February every year. Available scholarships:

  • Kollmorgen – General Geography
  • Jenks – Cartography/GIS
  • Bohnstengel – Atmospheric Science
  • Joe Eagleman – Atmospheric Science

​Please review the full process before submitting materials.

Students only need to submit one application to be eligible for any of the department scholarships. The number and dollar amount of awards varies annually, depending on funding availability. Applications from women, minorities, students with disabilities, and other underrepresented students are strongly encouraged.


  • Scholarship applications open in February
  • Applications are due by March 25, 2019  deadline extended to FRIDAY MARCH 29!

  • Selections will be made by mid-April 

Eligibility requirements:

  • A minimum of two semesters at KU
  • 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Must be pursuing a degree in Geography or Atmospheric Science
  • Full-time Student
  • Not graduating Spring 2019

Selection criteria depend on the scholarship, which may include one or more of the following:

  • Course performance
  • Contribution to the department and fellow students (e.g. leadership in student organization)
  • Originality and independence displayed in an undergrad research project

Application requirements:

  • Completion of the application form (see below)
  • Unofficial transcript



Please complete the online form and email supporting documents by the March 29 deadline.

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