The scholarship was established by the family and friends of the late professor Denis Moran. Professor Moran taught geography at Western Oregon University from 1968- 2001. Dr. Moran was loved by students, for his commitment to them and his passion for geographic education.

Geography Majors and Social Science Majors with a concentration in Geography are eligible to apply. In honor of Dr. Moran, preference will be given for applicants with a demonstrable interest in geographic education, at whatever level. Make your application and and get additional details via Academic Works.