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Itasca Undergraduate Scholarship Application Instructions

Application deadline: 12pm CST on Monday, March 22nd, 2021.

If you have any questions about applying for Itasca scholarships, please contact These scholarships ONLY for students enrolled in field courses at Itasca or for students doing research at Itasca.

Please read the eligibility criteria and information below for any additional items or personal statement guidelines that may be required for each individual Itasca scholarship before you complete the online application.

TO APPLY:  complete the form found at  


Janet S. Boe and James C. Underhill Memorial Scholarships - additional requirement for research applicants only:

In addition to the items listed above, research applicants for these awards must also e-mail a minimum one-page to a maximum of a two-page research proposalat to Itasca Program Coordinator Laura Domine at Students who are applying for the scholarship to fund their coursework in Itasca summer classes are not required to complete this research proposal. Research applications for the off season are considered throughout the entire year. However, the deadline to be considered for summer research or coursework is: 4:00 p.m. CST on Friday, March 19th, 2021. See the eligibility criteria for more details.


Scholarship Acceptance Agreement

If you are awarded any of the Itasca scholarships listed above:

  • You will be asked for your permission to disclose information in your scholarship application to the donor(s) of the scholarship you are awarded.
  • You are expected to write a thank-you letter to the donor(s) of your scholarship and to attend a CBS Recognition and Appreciation Dinner held in fall 2021.
  • You will be asked for permission to include your name/and or photo in publicity, advertising, or philanthropic efforts.