Purpose: Established by contributions from Anne Kelsey, family members, friends, and colleagues, this scholarship is awarded to a student in the Department of Earth Science who shows promise in the field of astronomy. Selection will be made by a committee appointed by the Head of the Department of Earth Science. Announcement of the recipient of the Kelsey Scholarship will be made at the annual Earth Science Recognition Dinner in the spring, with scholarship funds awarded during the following academic year. Award amount varies.
Dr. Larry A. Kelsey served the University of Northern Iowa with distinction from 1979-1987. He was killed in a motor-vehicle accident on 4 December 1987 while teaching in UNI's international studies program in England. Dr. Kelsey is remembered by his colleagues as a superb teacher, a promising researcher, and a dedicated staff member.
Guidelines: Student must complete an UNI Scholarship Application for Undergraduates during the spring semester.