Gamma Theta Upsilon

The International Geographical Honor Society


GTU Announcements

October 2020: Announcing: Chapter Sponsor Award

September, 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

Award winners, 2020 recipients announced:
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Scholarships - Time line


The 2020 GTU scholarship competition is closed. Application materials will be available in Spring 2021.





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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