PLEASE CHECK WITH THE CARTOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT FOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS.
All scholarships require full-time attendance (12 hours for undergraduate; 6 hours for graduate) unless indicated otherwise.
All scholarships require a 3.0 cumulative GPA unless indicated otherwise. 
All scholarships are for fall and/or spring semester only (summer not included) unless indicated otherwise.
All Cartography scholarship recipients are selected by the department, with final approval by the ECU Foundation Scholarship Committee.
Any exceptions must be approved by the department chair and the Foundation Scholarship Committee.


BRILES SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded based on need and a minimum 2.5 GPA. Originally established as part of the Federal Student Loan Program, this scholarship was transferred to the ECU Foundation in 1995.

DCT COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND SCIENCES CENTENNIAL ENDOWMENT
This scholarship will be available to all students in the College of Health and Sciences, with priority given to students pursing a master’s degree in a discipline housed in the College of Health and Sciences at the time of the award. Recipient must maintain a minimum 3.25 GPA and be classified as a junior or above. To receive this scholarship, applicants must provide a plan for a community service project (preferably a project that benefits the Ada community) that will be completed during their junior year, and that is verified by a mentoring faculty member. Preference will be given to students providing evidence of community service during their freshman/sophomore year(s). For the scholarship to be renewed during the students’ senior year, they must complete a community service project in collaboration with mentoring a faculty member during their junior year or the student must have presented the activities and results of one of their previous community service projects at a state, regional, national, or international conference during their junior year and provide an acceptable update for the current service project.

HIGGINBOTHAM FAMILY CARTOGRAPHY SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a Cartography major with a concentration in Geotechniques. The student must possess a GPA weighted as follows: 60% weight for Geography and Geotechniques courses and 40% weight over the remaining courses. Students who show promise for a post-graduate education will be given additional consideration. Dorothy Higginbotham was an ECU alumna who understood and recognized the value of higher education and established this scholarship as part of her estate planning.

KELLY/GRIFFIN SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship will be awarded to a junior or senior student majoring in Cartography who best exemplifies the discipline inside and outside of the classroom. This scholarship was established after the death of Mr. Griffin in 1989 by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Griffin, and Dr. T.A. Kelly, who was an instructor in the department.

ESSIE ROARK COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND SCIENCES CENTENNIAL ENDOWMENT
This scholarship will be available to all students in the College of Health and Sciences, with priority given to students pursing a master’s degree in a discipline housed in the College of Health and Sciences at the time of the award. Recipient must maintain a minimum 3.5 GPA and be classified as a junior or above. To receive this scholarship, applicants must provide a plan for a research project that will be completed during their junior year and that is verified by a mentoring faculty member. Preference will be given to students providing evidence of research with mentoring faculty during their freshman/sophomore year(s). For the scholarship to be renewed during the students’ senior year, they must complete a research project in collaboration with mentoring a faculty member during their junior year or the student must have presented previous research at a  state, regional, national, or international conference during their junior year and provide an acceptable update for the current research project.

JOE AND JUNE SIMS CENTENNIAL CARTOGRAPHY ENDOWMENT
This scholarship will be awarded to a junior or senior Cartography major who possesses the highest grade point average weighted as follows: two-thirds weight for courses taken in the ECU Department of Cartography, and one-third weight over the remaining ECU courses. Dr. Sims was a long-time faculty member at ECU and this scholarship was established in his memory by family, friends, and colleagues.