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George M. Simmons Water Scholarship

George M. Simmons
George M. Simmons

The George M. Simmons Water Scholarship is a merit-based scholarships for undergraduate students enrolled in the Water: Resources, Policy, and Management degree.  George Simmons is a Virginia Tech Alumni Distinguished Professor Emeritus, having retired in 2003 as an Alumni Distinguished Professor of Biological Sciences in the College of Science.  A member of the Virginia Tech community since 1971, Dr. Simmons continued to teach and advise students until 2014. To read more about George M. Simmons and his work, click here.

To apply, please go to the Advising Center’s Scholarship webpage.

The George M. Simmons Scholarship has been awarded annually since 2016.  

2020/2021 Recipient:

  • Jacob Shemer

2019/2020 Recipients:

  • Isabelle Largen
  • James Maze
  • Jonathan Reynolds
  • Jacob Shemer

2018/2019 Recipients:

  • Hailee Goolsby
  • Alexa Maione
  • James Maze
  • Jonathan Reynolds
  • Jordan Van Roe
  • Gavin Washburn

2017/2018 Recipients:

  • Kylie Campbell
  • Margaret Carolan
  • Hailee Goolsby
  • James Maze
  • Gavin Washburn

The 2016/2017 Recipients:

  • Kaitlyn Ball
  • Margaret Carolan
  • Joseph Famularo