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A minimum value of $600.00 scholarship is available for women geography majors and/or women interested in women's or lesbian studies. The scholarship is available each fall and spring semester and can be used for undergraduate or graduate work.

The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage outstanding undergraduate and graduate women students with declared majors in Geography and Environmental Studies (GES) or in a program emphasizing women's studies or lesbian studies to make the best use of their academic experiences.


The student must be enrolled in at least 9 semester hours of course work per semester of award.

The student must be a GES major or in a program emphasizing women's or lesbian studies.

We encourage applications from returning students and ethnic minorities.

An individual may only receive the award for a total of two semesters.


Submit a one page personal goals statement that includes accomplishments, areas of interest, and career goals.

A copy of the student transcripts from UCCS must also be submitted by the applicant. 

Be sure to provide your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address with your application.


November 15 for the subsequent spring semester; notification of award will be on or about December 1.

April 15 for the subsequent fall semester; notification of award will be on or about May 1.

More Information:

  • Carole Huber ~ COB 2019 ~ 262-4057




Dept. of Geography and Environmental Studies,
Columbine Hall, COH2
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs 80918
Phone: 719.262.3016
Fax: 719.262.4066


BA in Geography
Dr. Robert Larkin

MA in Applied Geography
Dr. John Harner