Gamma Theta Upsilon

The International Geographical Honor Society


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Scholarships - Instructions



Gamma Theta Upsilon, The International Geographical Honor Society, offers five scholarships to reward academic achievement and service to local GTU chapters. Each scholarship carries an award of $1000.

Application Procedures for all GTU Scholarships:

Appllications must be submitted by e-mail by June 1, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time.

Complete application packets shall contain the following:

Faculty references should send letters of recommendation from their official university email address to Susy Ziegler, GTU 1st Vice President, at [email protected] with the subject line: "GTU Scholarship Letter of Recommendation 2017 for [Applicant name]".


Guidelines for E-mail Submission:

Electronically submit your application (excluding the letters of recommendation, which the writers should send following the guidelines in the previous section) via e-mail as an attached, single PDF to [email protected]. Use your university e-mail address unless you have graduated and no longer have one. A single file is preferred, but if it is necessary to do so you may send your transcript copy as a separate PDF attached to the same message.

Please put "GTU Scholarship Application 2017" in the subject line of your e-mail message.

E-mailed applications and two letters of recommendation must be sent by June 1, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time. E-mail applications to Susy Ziegler at [email protected].


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