College Scholarships for Geography Majors

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Deadline
February 1
Amount
$2,000-$3,000
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  • Offered by
    American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM)
    6 Montgomery Village Avenue
    Suite 403
    Gaithersburg, MD 20879
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. There are several different types of awards. The first is for students enrolled in two-year degree programs in surveying technology. The second is for students enrolled in or accepted to a graduate program in geodetic surveying or geodesy. The third is for students enrolled in four-year degree programs in surveying (or in related areas such as geomatics or surveying engineering). The last type is for students enrolled in a two-year or four-year surveying (and closely related) degree program, either full or part-time. All awards are based on academic record, statement, recommendation letters and professional activities.
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Deadline
January 18
Amount
$750-$1,500
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    No
  • Offered by
    American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM)
    6 Montgomery Village Avenue
    Suite 403
    Gaithersburg, MD 20879
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a four-year undergraduate or graduate degree program in cartography or geographic information science. Prior scholarship winners may apply. Applicants are judged on their records, statements, letters of recommendation and professional activities.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
$6,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
    8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
    P.O. Box 10444
    Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be undergraduates majoring in engineering, science or construction fields, such as chemical, civil, electrical, environmental, geotechnical, geology/hydrogeology, geography, GIS, mechanical, mining and structural or must be planning to pursue a master's degree in one of these disciplines at United Negro College Fund (UNCF) member colleges and universities. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. There is also an internship as a part of the program.
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  • Offered by
    Connecticut Association of Land Surveyors Inc.
    c/o Jay Doody
    49 Arlington Street
    West Haven, CT 06516
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Connecticut residents who are enrolled in or who have been accepted into a postsecondary academic program in surveying or a related subject (geography, engineering or science). They must have plans to pursue a career in land surveying and must demonstrate interest in the field through previous work experience or other activities. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
December 31
Amount
$1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Association of American Geographers (AAG) Hess Scholarship
    1710 Sixteenth Street NW
    Washington, DC 20009-3198
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be currently enrolled at a U.S. community college, junior college, city college or similar two-year educational institution, have completed at least two transfer courses in geography and plan to transfer to a four-year institution as a geography major. The award is based on academic excellence and promise. Applications, personal statements, two recommendation letters and transcripts are required.
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  • Offered by
    NOAA Educational Partnership Program
    1315 East-West Highway
    Room 10703
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and full-time undergraduates who are in the second year of a four-year degree program or in the third year of a five-year degree program. They must be attending an accredited minority serving institution (MSI), and they must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Applicants must be majoring in a discipline that is related to environmental, atmospheric or oceanic sciences. Selection is based on relevant coursework completed, stated career goals, recommendations and extracurricular activities.
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  • Offered by
    Oklahoma Society of Land Surveyors
    13905 Twin Ridge Road
    Edmond, OK 73034
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors who are planning to study land surveying in college, or they must be working toward licensure under the direct supervision of a professional land surveyor. High school seniors must be Oklahoma residents who have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and an ACT score of 19 or higher. Applicants who are already working in the field must be associate members of the Oklahoma Society of Land Surveyors (OSLS) and must be recommended by a registered professional land surveyor. Selection is based on citizenship, leadership and commitment to professional land surveying.
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Deadline
April 20
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    No
  • Offered by
    United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF)
    2325 Dulles Corner Boulevard, Suite 450
    Herndon, VA 20171
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors or college or graduate students. Selection is based on academic and professional achievement in a field related to geospatial intelligence tradecraft.
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