Kenneth J. Osborn Memorial Scholarship

American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS)


Grant amount: US $2,000

Anticipated deadline: Oct 26, 2019 9:00pm PDT

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student

Funding uses: Scholarship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

The ASPRS Foundation is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization with the primary purpose to advance the understanding and use of spatial data for the betterment of humankind and the effective operation of public and private organizations.


The purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage and commend college students who display exceptional interest, desire, ability, and aptitude to enter the profession of surveying, mapping, photogrammetry, or geospatial information and technology.


In addition, the Scholarship recognizes students who excel at an aspect of the profession that Ken Osborn demonstrated so very well, that of communications and collaboration.


This annual Scholarship consists of a certificate and a check in the amount of $2,000 and a one year student membership (new or renewal) in the Society. The awards will normally be made annually, as long as sufficient funds are available. This award is presented by the ASPRS Foundation, with funding provided by donations from friends and colleagues of Kenneth Osborn as a tribute to him.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • The Scholarship is made to an under-graduate student currently enrolled or intending to enroll in a college or university in the United States. 
  • Student must be pursuing a program of study in preparation for entering the profession in the general area of:
    • Surveying
    • Mapping
    • Photogrammetry
    • Geospatial information and technology