CARLSON/AMYS SCHOLARSHIP IN GEOGRAPHY
About the Scholarship
UMD alumnus Jeffrey S. Carlson and Roberta L. Carlson created the Carlson/Amys Family Scholarship in 2007 to benefit students pursing degrees in the College of Liberal Arts and the Labovitz School of Business and Economics at the University of Minnesota Duluth(UMD). The family decided to start this scholarship because they realize the value of education and wish to help graduating students from Hermantown High School that attend UMD. There hope is that the future success of the students awarded this scholarship will allow them to someday give something back to their own community.
The Carlson/Amys Family Scholarship will provide scholarships to undergraduate students pursuing degrees in CLA and LSBE at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD). Funds permitting, scholarships should be a minimum of $500 per student per year. The first scholars shall be identified for the 2008-2009 academic year and will be from the College of Liberal Arts.
The Department of Geography chair, or his/her designee, will be responsible for the identification and selection of the Carlson/Amys Family scholar(s). This process will be at the direction and under the guidance of the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts.
Candidate(s) for the UMD Carlson/Amys Family Scholarship will be identified and selected by the Committee for Awards, Recognition, and Excellence under the guidance and direction of the Dean of the Labovitz School of Business and Economics.
The UMD Office of Admissions will assist in the identification of eligible candidates when necessary.To be eligible, applicants:
- Must be full time students at UMD
- Must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher
The Carlson and Amys families are from Hermantown, MN. It is a preference recipients are graduates of Hermantown High School entering UMD.
Preference will be given to students intending to graduate from UMD.
Preference will be given to students from the College of Liberal Arts intending to major in Geography, Environment & Sustainability, and Urban & Regional Studies.
Preference will be given to students from the Labovitz School of Business and Economics intending to major in Business Administration, Organizational Management, Finance and Management Information Studies.
The donors request they be allowed to review scholarship recommendations to ascertain selection criteria have been followed.