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LAST WEEK to Apply for the USGIF Scholarship Program - Deadline May 6

Posted on May 4, 2016 with 0 comments

The application deadline for the USGIF Scholarship Program and the Ken Miller Scholarship for Advanced Remote Sensing has been extended to Friday, May 6.

The USGIF Scholarship Program annually awards doctoral, graduate, undergraduate, and graduating high school seniors studying GEOINT, GIS, geography, and related fields.

The Ken Miller Scholarship is a new scholarship this year, created in partnership between USGIF and Riverside Research. It’s a $10,000 scholarship annually awarded to one master’s student working in or planning to enter the Defense and/or Intelligence workforce.

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Applications due Friday, May 6!

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Support Geospatial Intelligence Education at Allder Golf Classic May 15

Posted on May 3, 2016 with 0 comments

Join the Community for a day of networking on the links at USGIF’s Allder Golf Classic, Sunday, May 15, at an 8 a.m. shotgun start at Celebration Golf Club in Celebration, Fla.

The Allder Golf Classic, named in honor of William R. Allder Jr., helps fund USGIF educational programs, such as the USGIF Scholarship Program. Since 2004, USGIF has awarded $891,000 in scholarships to deserving students pursuing educational excellence in fields related to the GEOINT tradecraft.

The Allder Golf Classic coincides with the GEOINT 2016 Symposium. If you are not attending GEOINT 2016 but would like to golf, email to sign up. If attending GEOINT 2016, you may add the Allder Golf Classic to your registration.

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NOVA IMS First International GEOINT Program to Achieve USGIF Accreditation

Posted on May 3, 2016 with 0 comments

USGIF is excited to announce the addition of NOVA Information Management School of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa (NOVA IMS), located in Lisbon, Portugal, to its growing list of USGIF-accredited GEOINT programs.

Through the USGIF Academic Accreditation program, colleges and universities around the globe have the opportunity to receive accreditation of their geospatial intelligence programs accompanying a college degree. Students who meet high academic standards and graduate from accredited programs receive USGIF’s GEOINT Certificate, which helps ensure the GEOINT Community has a robust workforce now and in the future. To date, nearly 600 students have graduated with USGIF GEOINT Certificates.

NOVA IMS is the first non-U.S. school to receive USGIF academic accreditation. The inclusion of NOVA IMS represents a major step for USGIF and signals the broadening of GEOINT as a globally recognized professional discipline. NOVA IMS’s GEOINT curriculum was developed collaboratively across its federated university structure and is truly interdisciplinary in its design.

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GEOINTeraction Tuesday

Event date: May 3, 2016

Held the second Tuesday of every other month, GEOINTeraction Tuesday is a casual networking event where you can develop new relationships, exchange ideas and discover business opportunities. Each event features a guest speaker from the Defense, Intelligence or Homeland Security Community who shares their views on current issues and answers audience questions.

Learn more about GEOINTeraction Tuesday.

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