USGIF Scholarship Program

ABOUT THE USGIF SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

To further the advancement of the geospatial tradecraft, USGIF is dedicated to assist promising students studying GEOINT, geospatial sciences, and related fields. The annual USGIF Scholarship Program recognizes the achievements of graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students.

USGIF has awarded $891,000 in scholarships since launching the program in 2004. The Scholarship Program is funded by USGIF Memberships and the annual Allder Golf Classic, named in honor of William R. Allder Jr.

2016 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The 2016 scholarship program is now closed.

Scholarship recipients are selected based on their academic and professional excellence. Numerous scholarships at various amounts will be awarded. Students interested in using capabilities of geospatial science, data and technologies to address human security challenges are all encouraged to submit applications. Past scholarship recipients are encouraged to apply.

New in 2016: USGIF and Riverside Research have partnered to create the Ken Miller Scholarship for Advanced Remote Sensing Applications, a $10,000 scholarship annually awarded to one master’s student working in or planning to enter the Defense and/or Intelligence workforce.

Questions about the scholarship program can be emailed to scholarships@usgif.org.

Past USGIF Scholarship Winners

Click the years of past USGIF scholarship programs below to see the list of winners and to learn about their achievements.

2015 2014
2013 2012
2011 2010
2009 2008
2007 2006

Where are they now?

After receiving a USGIF scholarship, students go on to accomplish great things for the GEOINT Community. Here are past scholarship winners we would like to recognize for their work in helping forward the Community.