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The Geography Department is pleased to announce scholarships for which you may be eligible to apply on the DePaul Online Scholarship Application website.
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.
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. Awards in the past have ranged between $500-$1000.
To qualify for the Betty Leahy Academic Scholarship, students must:
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. Awards in the past have ranged from $500-$1000.
To qualify for the DePaul Geographical Society Scholarship, students must:
The Betty Leahy Memorial Travel Scholarship is awarded annually to the one Junior and one Senior Geography major with highest GPA at the end of the term preceding the Annual Meeting. Awardees will be notified by email and in writing within two months of the Annual Meeting’s scheduled start date.
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.