Student Travel Awards

2020 Student Travel Awards

GISCI has started a new program in 2020 to help geospatial students increase their knowledge of and interaction with the geospatial community.

GISCI will grant up to 2 awards for geospatial students to travel to or attend GIS focused workshops or conferences. 

Candidates will

  • Be full or part-time students pursuing a geospatial degree at a university, college, or community college
  • Will have registered on the GISCI web site to start a Portfolio Application (no fee required to begin)
  • Will apply to the GISCI Executive Director  through the Application Form (below)

Candidates will provide a reason for requesting funds;  an estimate of admission fees, travel and lodging costs, and a brief outline of the educational benefit expected from attending.  Students should also note their major field of study, GPA, and contact information for their academic advisor.

Travel Award  - up to $ 500/candidate

Travel awards are provided on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Please download the Travel Award Application Form and return to

(Form application under construction)