Gamma Theta Upsilon

The International Geographical Honor Society


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Scholarships - Instructions

Scholarship application guidelines for 2018 will be posted by February 15, 2018.


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].