Sponsor: National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS/AAGS)
Eligibility: 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 (or closely related) degree program, either full or part-time. All awards are based on academic record, statement, recommendation letters and professional activities.
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Attn: Scholarships 5119 Pegasus Court Suite Q Frederick, MD 21704
Connecticut Association of Land Surveyors Memorial Scholarship Fund Varies
Sponsor: Connecticut Association of Land Surveyors Inc.
Eligibility: 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.
How to apply: Applications are available online. A resume, transcript and statement of qualifications are required.
Darrel Hess Community College Geography Scholarship $1,500
Sponsor: Association of American Geographers (AAG) Hess Scholarship
Eligibility: 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.
How to apply: Applications are available online.
1710 Sixteenth Street NW Washington, DC 20009-3198
NOAA Educational Partnership Program Undergraduate Scholarships Varies
Sponsor: NOAA Educational Partnership Program - Office of Education
Eligibility: 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 3.2 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.
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two personal essays, two recommendation letters and an official transcript are required.
Herbert C Hoover Building 14th Street and Constitution Ave NW Room 6863 Washington, DC 20230
Oklahoma Society of Land Surveyors Scholarships Varies
Sponsor: Oklahoma Society of Land Surveyors
Eligibility: 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. 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.
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, ACT scores and one recommendation letter are required.
Pennsylvania Land Surveyors' Foundation Scholarships Varies
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and residents of Pennsylvania. They must be accepted into or enrolled in a two- or four-year degree program in land surveying. Selection is based on academic merit, statement of purpose, extracurricular activities and recommendations.
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, standardized test scores (high school applicants only) and a guidance counselor evaluation form are required.
801 East Park Drive Suite 107 Harrisburg, PA 17111
Sponsor: United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF)
Eligibility: 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.
How to apply:
2325 Dulles Corner Boulevard, Suite 450 Herndon, VA 20171