Wisconsin Geospatial News

ASPRS Western Great Lakes offering travel scholarships to students

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For additional details and scholarship selection criteria, visit the ASPRS-WGL Web site, or contact David Hart at (608) 225-4400.

The American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Western Great Lakes Region (ASPRS-WGL) recently announced the availability of two travel scholarships to help graduate and undergraduate students attend national conferences.

Two awards of up to $500.00 each will be made to support travel for undergraduate or graduate students who plan on participating in an eligible conference in 2013.  Selection for reimbursement will be competitive, and will require at a minimum: student membership in ASPRS, and confirmed participation as a volunteer or presenter at the ASPRS National Conference or another eligible conference in 2013.

The scholarships are open to any graduate or undergraduate student attending a public or private university in the WGL Region.   The application deadline is January 15, 2013.

Interested students should visit the ASPRS-WGL Web site to learn more.

The ASPRS-WGL Region is comprised of public, private, and academic professionals dedicated to the advancement of the geospatial profession. The Western Great Lakes Region of the ASPRS is one of seventeen regions nationwide and consists of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Indiana, and northern Illinois. There are four universities with ASPRS student chapters in the Western Great Lakes Region: Indiana State University, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, University of Minnesota, and Michigan Technological University.