WyGEO is overwhelmed to introduce its scholarship program. The organization is targeting students both Wyoming resident and non-resident students engaged in STEM and who are enrolled at an accredited 2 or 4-year college or university.
The award is designed to be useful to cover the tuition, books, data or travel costs which creates difficulty for students to attain a degree or goals. The brilliant scholars will get hands full of financial support from this program.
The Wyoming Geospatial Organization holds its name for a professional organization for all in the Wyoming Geospatial Community. It works as a non-profit organization that makes an effort to engage all members of the geospatial communities.
Who May Eligible?
Students may take a glance look over the eligibility requirements asked to fulfil:
- Must be a Wyoming resident ora non-Wyoming resident
- Must be enrolled at an accredited Wyoming 2-year or 4-year college or university.
- Must be an undergraduate student who is pursuing a full-time associate or bachelor’s degree program with GIS as a major focus of study
- Must be a graduate student enrolled full-time in a graduate degree or certificate program with a focus on GIS.
- Must be attending an accredited Wyoming 2-year or 4-year college or university, as a resident or as an online student residing in Wyoming.
How to Apply
- Must provide Unofficial or official transcripts stating your current grade point average (GPA
- Must create a map stating a topic of your choice in PDF format. A map is a communication tool – informative, analytical, and persuasive – and can be a work of art.
- Undergraduate applicants must write a short essay describing your map. Limit two pages.
- Graduate applicants must write a short essay describing your map of two pages, and an associated graphic describing geospatial analysis related to your map.
- Two letters of recommendation that should be one from a professor (graduate or undergraduate) and from high school teacher (undergraduate).
WyGEO Scholarship is offering two $1000 scholarships to deserving college students this year. One will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student and one to a full-time graduate student.
The organization is considering applications until April 15, 2020.