To uphold that reputation - in the classroom, through our research and in the field - requires the support and generosity of our closest friends and supporters.
Through targeted giving to the Department of Geography, we can continue to attract world-renowned scholars, superior faculty and the best and brightest students to Ohio State.
Please consider supporting our efforts through one of the nine funds and endowments that makes Geography at Ohio State a world-class program.
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Thank you for your generous support.
Department of Geography Chair's Discretionary Fund
To support a chair position in the Department of Geography.
Fund Number: 303607
Geography Graduate Support
To provide a fund where donors can donate funds specifically for use for general graduate students support.
Fund Number: 312979
John H. Rayner Alumni, Faculty & Friends of Geography
This fund supports scholarships, prizes and other expenditures recommended by a majority of the faculty of the Department.
Fund Number: 602493
Charles Clifford Huntington Memorial Fund
Income provides an award to an outstanding student in geography.
Fund Number: 603342
The E. Williard & Ruby S. Miller Endowment
Distribution supports outstanding graduates demonstrating success in writing, scholarship and potential to become leaders as professional geographers.
Fund Number: 604990
Arthur H. Robinson Fund
The Arthur H. Robinson Fund provides undergraduates and/or graduates with financial support, research expenses, travel, equipment or other needs allocated by the Department of Geography Chair.
Fund Number: 606168
The Edward J. 'Ned' Taaffe Memorial Fund in Geography
Used at the discretion of the Department of Geography Chair to recognize 'Ned Taaffe' in perpetuity with the purpose of ensuring the continuation of Edward J. Taaffe Colloquium Series.
Fund Number: 607104
Herbert & Dorothy Joseph Fenburr Fund in Geography
Income supports the broad and significant needs and opportunities available to graduates and undergraduates majoring in geography.
Fund Number: 642170
Lawrence A. Brown Faculty Fellow Fund
Distribution supports a designatee as a Lawrence A. Brown Faculty Fellow. Distribution enhances the scholarship of the fellow, but does not augment salary.
Fund Number: 642475
The John E. Nelson Colloquium Endowed Fund
Income generated from this fund supports a major visiting speakers program, such as the Robinson and Taaffe Colloquium Series.
Fund Number: 645130
Gary L. Sharpe Scholarship Fund
Distribution shall provide need-based scholarship support to undergraduate students majoring in Geography with preference given to students from the State of Ohio
Fund Number: 646510
T.R. Lakshmanan & Lata R. Chatterjee Graduate Scholar
Distribution shall be used to recognize a distinguished graduate student in the Department of Geography who is in the PhD program; who is either from the Global South (Asia, Africa or Latin America) or carrying out research on the Global South; who is professionally focused on issues of benefit to humanity and who has demonstrated professional promise.
Fund Number: 663903
Bob & Mary Reusche' Chair Fund
Distribution shall be used to support a chair position in the Department of Geography.
Fund Number: 666036
Robert Max Thomas Graduate Fellow
Distribution shall be used to recognize a distinguished graduate student in the Department of Geography or attract such students to this department.
Fund Number: 667190
S. Earl Brown Unrestricted Endowment in the College of Arts and Sciences
To provide general support to the Dept. of Geography.
Fund Number: 640879