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Scholarships

 


 

About GITA Scholarship Programs. GITA’s professional education activities throughout the year generate funds which are used to award scholarships to deserving students. These scholarships are available from both GITA North America and its local chapters. A separate application must be completed for each program.

In addition to the formal scholarship programs outlined below, GITA North America and its chapters annually fund other educational and community building activities championed by respective Board of Directors. In the year ending September 30, 2016, GITA North America and its chapters distributed over $30,000 in educational funding to students in North America. 

 


 

GITA Pacific Northwest Chapter Scholarship Program

Application deadline: April 1, 2017

Amount

 

$1,000

 

Awards available

 

Depending upon the applications submitted the chapter may choose to award one or more scholarships to qualified candidates.

 

Eligibility

 

The GITA PNW Scholarship is designed to help defray the costs of post-secondary education for students with a focus on Geographic Information Systems. The degree or program of the applicant does not have to be specifically for GIS; however, the program must have a significant focus on GIS. Students must be attending a post-secondary institution within the Pacific Northwest (Alberta, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon or Idaho) in the current school year.

 

Opportunity

 

Scholarship(s) may be awarded to students for the current school year. The successful applicant will also be given the opportunity to attend and present their scholastic accomplishments at the GITA PNW Annual Conference held in Mukilteo, WA.

 

Judging

 

The scholarship will be awarded based on scholastic record, letter of recommendation and the statement of intent on the application form. Scholarship recipients will be notified within 30 days of application deadline.

 

Application Deadline

 

April 1, 2017

 

Application

 

Download the scholarship application package

 

 

 


 

GITA Mid-Atlantic Chapter Scholarship Program

Application deadline: April 30, 2017

Amount

 

$1,000

 

Awards available

 

Chapter typically awards scholarships in excess of $2,000 per year

 

Eligibility

 

Scholarships are available to full or part-time students studying at a university, college, or technical school in the United States or Canada. Students need not be GIS or Geography majors but their course work and / or majors must have a large geospatial component. Winners must be a citizen or legal resident of the United States or Canada. Decisions of the scholarship committee are final.

 

Opportunity

 

The grand prize winners shall receive their scholarship check at the annual EnerGIS Conference, have an opportunity to present, and receive complimentary admission. All travel and lodging costs shall be paid for by the scholarship winners.

 

Judging

 

The scholarship will be awarded based on scholastic record, letter of recommendation and abstract offered on the application form. Scholarship recipients will be notified within 30 days of application deadline.

 

Application Deadline

 

APRIL 30, 2017

 

Application

 

A form and submission instructions will be available on the EnerGIS website (www.energis.us) as soon as the 2017 application period opens.

 

 

 


 

GITA North America Scholarship Program

Application deadline: JULY 31, 2017

Amount

 

$1,000

 

Awards available

 

GITA North America typically awards scholarships totaling in excess of $3,000 per year.

 

Eligibility

 

Scholarships are available to full or part-time students studying at a university, college, or technical school in the United States or Canada. Students need not be GIS or Geography majors but their course work and / or majors must have a large geospatial component. Winners must be a citizen or legal resident of the United States or Canada.

 

Opportunity

 

The scholarship winner(s) will be given the opportunity to present and receive their ckeck at GITA's Pipeline Week Conference, and enjoy complimentary admission to the conference ($550 value). Travel and lodging costs are responsibility of the scholarship winner(s).

 

Judging

 

The scholarship(s) will be awarded based on quality of the proposed presentation, scholastic record, and letter of recommendation. Scholarship recipients will be notified within 30 days of the application deadline.

 

Application Deadline

 

JULY 31, 2017

 

Application

 

Click here to download the application form.

 

 

 


 

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