North Carolina ArcGIS

Users Group

Student Scholarship

Applications are now closed

 
The North Carolina Arc Users Group (NCAUG) is pleased to announce the 12th annual, 2019 NCAUG Student Scholarship Award.
The scholarships are intended to support full-time students enrolled in GIS-related courses/activities at an accredited North Carolina Community College or University with an emphasis in GIS.  Applicants must be enrolled, full-time during the 2019/2020 academic year in order to be eligible.  Previous NCAUG Scholarship Award recipients are not eligible to apply.  In honor of our 3oth anniversary, we will be awarding two $5,000 scholarships.  One Undergraduate (including Community College) and one Graduate.  The recipients will also receive a free registration to the 2019 NCAUG Fall Conference and will have the opportunity to present their work.

Review Requirements

 

Undergraduate

 

Provide a letter of reference from a GIS Professor or the department chair.

On the application, provide a list of the GIS or Geospatial classes you are currently enrolled in as well as those that you have previously taken and are planning to take.

Provide a digital example of your GIS course work in the form of a map or application that demonstrates your working knowledge of GIS.

In two double spaced pages or less discuss the following:

  1. Why did you find the project(map, application) interesting?

  2. What real life applications do you see for this?

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Criteria

Graduate

 

Provide a letter of reference from a GIS Professor or the department chair.

Provide on the application a breif statement stating your career goals as they relate to the geospatial industry.

Provide digitally a poster presentation of your current or proposed research.

In two double spaced pages or less discuss the following:

  1. Why did this area of research or inquiry interest you?

  2. How would you expand on this particular idea to make an impact in society or to further the knowledge base in this area?

 

Applications

Apply for your NCAUG Student Scholarship

Do you have any Questions?
If so please contact:

2019 NCAUG Scholorship Committee Chair

Peggy Fersner

Phone:  336-337-1827

Email:  fersner@ncat.edu

Applications are due by 4/19/2019. The NCAUG Scholarship Committee will review the applicants material and all recipients will be notified of the results by 5/24/2019.

Application Submissions

Please click here to fill out your application form.  Optionally you may send you application digitally to Peggy Fersner.

Please email reference letter directly to the committee chair Peggy Fersner @ fersner@ncat.edu

 

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