Joe Sims Scholarship Guidelines

Joe and June Sims Centennial Cartography/Geography Endowment (up to $500)

Recipient is announced at the College of Health and Sciences Awards Ceremony in April.

Joe Sims Scholarship Fund Plaque

This scholarship recognizes a Cartography upperclassmen major possessing an exemplary grade point average (GPA) weighted as follows: 60% weight for geography and geotechniques courses and 40% weight over the remaining courses.  All majors meeting the following criteria are automatically considered: Students actively pursuing their degree with at least 24 hours completed in the major; additional consideration is given to graduating seniors.

Prior to 2014, awardees of this scholarship were selected based upon each applicant's overall GPA, with additional consideration for those with an interest in geographic education.