Gamma Theta Upsilon

The International Geographical Honor Society


GTU Announcements

May, 2020 Issue of the GTU Newsletter is now available on our Newsletter page.

May, 2020 Volume 61-1 of The Geographical Bulletin is now available online.

April, 2020-Comptroller Nominations Sought The GTU Nominations Committee seeks candidates for consideration as nominees for the position of comptroller. Read more

February, 2020 This year's Scholarship Application forms are available here

Award winners, 2019 recipients announced:
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By February 15: GTU Web site updated

By March 21: Announcement made through appropriate channels, which may include

  • GTU Regional Councilors
  • AAG Chairs distribution list
  • Appropriate professional newsletters
  • GTU Social Media
  • GTU Newsletter

By June 1: Applications due to GTU First Vice-President

By June 10: Names of applicants emailed to Executive Secretary to confirm their GTU membership

By June 15: Applications begin circulating to members of the GTU Scholarship Committee

By July 15: First Vice-President uses committee members' rankings to name recipients of the scholarships; transcripts/confirmation of continued student status requested of scholarship recipients

By August 15: First Vice-President e-mails names of GTU scholarship recipients to Executive Committee and sends e-mails/letters to recipients and to non-recipients

By September 15: GTU Comptroller sends award checks to recipients

By September 30: Recipients publicly announced via the GTU website and other venues as appropriate (e.g., GTU newsletter, social media)

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