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The Betty Leahy Memorial Academic Scholarship is a tuition scholarship awarded for the spring quarter to a Geography major in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences who is in good academic standing and has proven financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid. The award for the Betty Leahy Academic Scholarship is $3000.
To qualify for the Betty Leahy Academic Scholarship, students must:
Scopes: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
For fifty-one years, between 1961 and 2012, the DePaul Geographical Society held monthly lectures and events on DePaul’s campus for current students and alumni. Upon its cessation of activities, the Society endowed a Scholarship to encourage the exploration of Geography by a DePaul undergraduate student.
Consideration will be given to whether the applicant is a member of a historically underrepresented group in Geography or whether the individual has demonstrated an interest in/commitment to increasing the prevalence of, or improving the role of, underrepresented groups in Geography. Recipients of the DGSS will receive a tuition credit, payable for the Spring Quarter following the Fall application. The award for the DePaul Geographical Society Scholarship is $3000.
To qualify for the DePaul Geographical Society Scholarship, students must:
The Betty Leahy Memorial Travel Scholarship sends Junior and/or Senior Geography majors to the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers. The award covers the cost of travel, hotel, and conference registration. The scholarship is awarded to the Junior and Senior Geography majors with the highest GPA at the end of the Fall Quarter preceeding the Spring AAG Meeting. There is no application for this scholarship. Awardees are selected by the full-time Geography faculty and will be notified by email of their selection.
To qualify for the Betty Leahy Travel Scholarship:
** No more than 9 hours of Geography transfer credit will be considered.
Previous recipients of the Leahy Travel Scholarship are ineligible and will not be considered for a second award.
The purpose of the Judith Regnier Getch Endowed Scholarship is to provide recognition and financial assistance to students enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences majoring in Geography who are in good academic standing and have financial need. The Scholarship award is $2250.
If awarded a scholarship, you will be notified via email and you will see a notification on the “Applications” tab of the scholarship application site under “Active”. You will also receive a communication from financial aid stating that your financial aid award letter has been updated. If you are not selected for a scholarship, you will see a notification on the Home tab of the website indicating your application was reviewed and not selected.