Black and mixed Black heritage students are significantly under-represented within the fields of geography and geoscience.
The Geospatial Scholarship Fund would like to tackle this by helping to promote geography and geoscience as a positive life choice for students. Awards aims to provide financial and other support for students throughout their studies and ultimately increase the number of Black and mixed Black heritage students studying and working within the disciplines
To be considered for this award, you must meet the eligibility criteria listed on Geospatial Scholarship Fund web page.
Number of Scholarships2
- Northern Ireland
- Earth Futures: Environments, Communities, Relationships[MSc]
- Environmental Geoscience[BSc/MSci]
- Geoinformation Technology & Cartography[MSc/PgDip/PgCert]
- Geomatics & Management[MSc]
- Geospatial & Mapping Sciences[MSc/PgDip/PgCert]
- Land & Hydrographic Surveying[MSc/PgDip/PgCert]
- Land & Hydrographic Surveying with Work Placement[MSc]
- Sustainable Water Environments[MSc]
There will be two awards made every academic year:
- Undergraduate Award of £30,000 to study geography or geoscience (£10,000/yr). The award can be spent on fees or maintenance.
- Masters Award of £20,000 (full time 1 year masters) to study within the disciplines of geography or geoscience.
How to apply
Submit a short video (90 seconds max), a 500 word essay or other medium of your choice that answers the question: "Why is geography or geosciences important to you and what do you plan to do with your new skills, knowledge and qualifications?"
Please visit the Geospatial Scholarship Fund page for more details.
- Applications open 15th Jan 2021 for undergrad and masters
- Closing date for both 7th April 2021
- Awards announced at Esri UK Annual Conference May 2021
For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org