2023 Student Excellence Awards
Thanks to the generosity of donors, the Department of Geographical & Sustainability Sciences has several Student Excellence Funds. We award them at the end of each academic year to honor top students in our majors of Geography, Environmental Policy & Planning, and Sustainability Science.
Chad E. Smith Memorial Scholarship
Donor Intent: Support a promising third-year or fourth-year student in Environmental Studies.
- Natalie Chartier
- Camryn Grawe
Nicholas L. Paape Memorial Scholarship
Donor Intent: Support one or more students in Geographic Information Science.
- Angelina Evans
- Grace Shipley
Harold H. McCarty Memorial Fund
Donor intent: Provide financial aid for promising students in Geography.
- Emmeline Kraus
- Greta Mally
Professor Gerry Rushton Academic Excellence Fund
Donor intent: Facilitate student and faculty development and build on the department’s reputation for excellence on campus and in Geography.
- Jayna Wanamaker
- Katelyn Winkler
Andrea Hauer and David Perret Student Success Fund
Donor intent: Support deserving students who demonstrate merit and are in good academic standing. Contributions beyond course grades are particularly valued.
- Isabella Mullins
- LilliAnna Scott