Female candidates: Women in GIS (WiGIS) Award and Scholarship Program

Women in GIS (WiGIS)

Women in GIS (WiGIS) is pleased to announce our new Award and Scholarship Program. In collaboration with Esri, Women In GIS will recognize 3 individuals with an award and provide 6 scholarships for women working in geospatial fields. 

WiGIS Awards recognize the contributions of women to geospatial fields. The scholarships provide funds for education expenses to undergraduate and graduate students and seed grants for women in the professional or academic sectors to support projects and research in a myriad of geospatial areas.

Applications are accepted from women in any country/region. Underrepresented women are particularly encouraged to apply. You may self-nominate or nominate someone else as well. 


  • Distinguished Contribution Award
  • Young Professional Award
  • WiGIS Service Award


Two (2) scholarships will be awarded for each category:

  • Undergraduate – $500
  • Graduate – $1000
  • Grants for practitioners and academics – $2000

Applications will be accepted through January 31, 2023. 

Complete details on these awards and scholarships, including the application form, are available in this PDF document. For questions, please contact scholarship@womeningis.org.

Details and Application



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