GIS Scholarships

Esri Canada GIS Scholarship 2024

Educating Tomorrow’s Leaders

Submission Deadline: Monday, April 8, 2024

ESRI Canada with the help of the Geographic, Statistical and Government Information Centre (GSG) would like to recognize a student using ArcGIS technologies at the University of Ottawa. This scholarship will encourage the student to pursue studies and a potential career in GIS.

Requirements for applicants

Documents demonstrating the candidate’s eligibility and use of Esri technology:

  1. An ArcGIS Story Map OR a poster 24 in (w) by 36 in (h) demonstrating a special project, lab work, or research using ArcGIS software
  2. An (unofficial) transcript (minimum B+ average)
  3. Your resume/CV

Requirements for winner

Once a winner has been selected, they will need to submit the following by June 1, 2024:

  1. A poster 24 in (w) by 36 in (h)
  2. A summary report demonstrating their use of Esri technology (max 1,000 words)*

Format guidelines for both are available through the scholarship web portal at Esri Canada:

*The report may be submitted as a Story Map.

Scholarship award

  1. A one-time payment of $1500
  2. A three-year term license of ArcGIS for Student Use:
    • ArcGIS Online with GIS Professional Advanced User Type and 1000 Service Credits
      • ArcGIS Pro Advanced Named User license
      • Essential Apps: ArcGIS StoryMaps, ArcGIS Experience Builder, ArcGIS Web AppBuilder, ArcGIS Dashboards, ArcGIS Instant Apps, ArcGIS Hub Basic, ArcGIS AppStudio
      • Field Apps: ArcGIS Field Maps, ArcGIS Survey123, ArcGIS Workforce, ArcGIS QuickCapture
    • ArcGIS Pro Extensions: ArcGIS 3D Analyst, ArcGIS Data Interoperability, ArcGIS Data Reviewer, ArcGIS Geostatistical Analyst, ArcGIS Image Analyst, ArcGIS LocateXT, ArcGIS Network Analyst, ArcGIS Publisher, ArcGIS Spatial Analyst, ArcGIS Workflow Manager.
    • Premium apps: ArcGIS Business Analyst Web App Standard, ArcGIS GeoPlanner, ArcGIS Insights, ArcGIS Urban Suite (ArcGIS CityEngine and ArcGIS Urban), ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World
    • Installation support, software updates, and unlimited access to e-learning courses through the Esri Training site
  3. A three-year Professional-level ArcGIS Developer Subscription (ADS), which includes ArcGIS Enterprise for development purposes
  4. Digital copies of select Esri Press Publications including:
    • Python Scripting for ArcGIS Pro
    • Getting to Know Web GIS 5 th Edition
    • Getting to Know ArcGIS Pro 2.8
    • GIS for Science Volume 2: Applying Mapping and Spatial Analytics.  
  5. Two instructor-led training courses offered by Esri Canada
  6. Registration for one of Esri Canada’s User Conferences.
  7. A personal and editable profile in the Esri Canada GIS Scholarship Web Portal.
  8. Eligibility to apply for the Esri Canada Associate GIS Professional Program in their year of graduation.

The term license and ADS will expire June 30, 2027. The instructor-led training courses are to be used
within twelve months of the student being nominated for the scholarship. User conference registration
will be available when in-person conferences resume.


Additional Resources

For more information, please visit the ESRI Canada Scholarship Award website.

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