GIS Colorado is pleased to announce four scholarships were awarded to students exhibiting academic excellence in the following geospatial technologies fields: Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), or related disciplines. Scholarships support education and research for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in accredited 2-year or 4-year Colorado colleges or universities.
In addition to the monetary award, all winners received a one year membership to GIS Colorado. Scholarship recipients who chose to present wining projects at GIS in the Rockies (as a poster or presentation) received conference registration fee paid for by GIS Colorado.
2023 GIS Colorado Scholarships:
Undergraduate scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate excellence in the application of geospatial tools, and are intended to support student learning and experience with geospatial technologies and tools. Graduate awards are designed to support application of GIS knowledge and expertise to independent and original research. Undergraduate or graduate level status will be based on the student’s highest level of completed education. The final decision of this status is up to the Scholarship Committee and the Board of GIS Colorado.
Students must be attending an accredited 2-year or 4-year college/university, or graduate school, located in Colorado, either as a resident or as an online student. To receive scholarship funds, winners must be confirmed as a full-time or part-time enrolled student during the fall semester.
How to Apply
The 2023 GIS Colorado Scholarship program is now closed. The 2024 application window is set to open in March 2024.
After completing your application, please have your references submit their letters through the online form (will be published spring 2024).
If you apply for the Scholarship, please check out our Mapping Contest. All students eligible to apply for the Scholarship are eligible to enter the Mapping Contest, and you can use the same map and essay as you submitted for the Scholarship.
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