Geography and Geographic Information Science



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Student Geography Organization (SGO)

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Geography Honor Society

Students who meet the following criteria are invited to become a member of Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU), the International Geography Honor Society:

  • GPA of at least 3.3 in geography courses
  • Rank in the top 35% of class
  • Completed a minimum of 3 geography courses
  • Completed at least 3 semesters or 5 quarters of full-time college coursework

Please note that regular members do not have to be currently enrolled, nor must they be geography majors. New members are initiated at the annual department banquet each spring.  Contact the Department of Geography if interested.

Geography Scholarship


Selection Criteria

  • declared geography major for the academic year prior to receipt of scholarship
  • must have completed at least 5 geography courses at time of application
  • no "Incomplete" grades on student record
  • full-time student
  • must have 2 semesters of full-time study remaining at UWRF
  • minimum 3.30 overall GPA 3.50 geography GPA student's minor is not a consideration for the award
  • the scholarship will be awarded at the discretion of the of the Geography Scholarship Committee

How to apply

1.  Log in to the UWRF Scholarship System
2. Complete the general scholarship application
3. Review all recommended scholarship opportunities and apply with the click of a button!

When can I apply?

Deadlines for scholarship opportunities vary.  Please refer to the UWRF Scholarship System.  The application deadline for the Geography Scholarship is February 1st of the academic year preceding the year of the award. 

Tools for you


Degree Audit Report (DAR)
Major/ Minor/ Adviser Change Form
Careers in Geography/GIS

Contact an Adviser:

Matt Dooley, Professor and Chair
Charles Rader, Professor
John Heppen, Professor

Contact Us

Geography and
Geographic Information Science
8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
344 Kleinpell Fine Arts

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