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Awards and Scholarships

The California Geographical Society is pleased to offer a variety of awards and scholarships in recognition of outstanding teaching, scholarly activity and service. The California Geographical Society now distributes more than $2,000 each year in student scholarships and awards.

Presented each year at the annual conferences, these awards are a significant source of pride for the California Geographical Society.

Student awards, all of which are monetary, include the David Lantis Student Scholarship, Tom McKnight Student Paper Award, Joe Beaton Student Poster Award, Student Map Award, and Geosystems (Christopherson) Award.

The links list on the left column allows visitors to check out the details of the awards, scholarships and competitions, examine criteria and even suggest nominees where appropriate.

See the upcoming conference announcements for details about this year's awards

Please consider supporting one of the scholarships, awards or other activities of the California Geographical Society with a generous, tax-deductable donation today.

Link to photos of the 2010 Awards Winners

Link to 2012 Award Banquet Photos


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