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Department of Geography

Scholarship Descriptions and Past Winners

H.L. "Sy" Seyler Undergraduate GIScience Scholarship

The Seyler Undergraduate GIScience Scholarship, supported by alumni, friends, and faculty of the Department of Geography, is the newest undergraduate scholarship and is bestowed in the name of emeritus faculty member H.L. "Sy" Seyler.  Dr. Seyler retired in 2000 after having devoted nearly three decades of professional service to the advancement of both geography and geographic information science at Kansas State University. 

In addition to publishing numerous articles in academic journals, his teaching touched the lives of a generation of geographers and geographic information system (GIS) professionals across the nation.  Dr. Seyler was a GIS pioneer in the State of Kansas and was a driving force behind the creation of the successful Geographic Information Systems Spatial Analysis Laboratory (GISSAL) at Kansas State University.

Additional information about this scholarship, including an application form and current submission deadline can be found on our Forms page.

2016Nick Meng 2011

Bryanna Pockrandt

2015Megan McHaney 2010

Elizabeth Uthoff

2014Sam Belling 2009

Nicole Wayant

2013Caleb Wilson 2008

Iris Wilson

2012Rachel El Shamy 2007

Clancy Jensen