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ACLS Foundation Geomatics Scholarship Program

Three scholarships of $1,500 each are available annually. One scholarship is targeted to an aboriginal student that meets the eligibility requirements.
 
Objectives:
  • Encourage and provide financial rewards to students that are enrolled in a postsecondary institution in the field of geomatics.
  • Encourage and provide financial rewards to members of aboriginal communities that are enrolled in a postsecondary institution in the field of geomatics.
Eligibility:
  1. Eligible applicants are students in good standing, registered full time, and continuing studies in a geomatics program at a recognized University, Technical Institute or Community College in Canada.
  2. Applicant must be a Canadian citizen or a landed immigrant.
  3. Applicants must demonstrate a passing grade in all courses.
The ACLS Foundation Inc, evaluates each submission on the basis of scholastic achievement.

Application: (checklist)

The application form requires the following   documents to be attached.

  • Sealed official transcripts of all post-secondary education (courses completed and grades received). 
  • Proof of Canadian Citizenship or landed immigrant status.
  • C.V. or resume, summarizing education, past employment, community involvement, etc.
  • A letter detailing the career plan and why the candidate should be awarded a scholarship.
  • Optional: If applying for a scholarship targeted for Aboriginal students, please provide evidence of Aboriginal status.

Note: Prior to issuance of a scholarship the candidate will have to provide confirmation of registration from the Educational Institution for the coming year.

All completed applications must be submitted to:
Association of Canada Lands Surveyors Foundation Inc.
900 Dynes Road, Suite 100E
Ottawa ON K2C 3L6
 
Deadline for application is May 15 of each year.
 
Download the ACLS Foundation Geomatics Scholarship Program Application Form (PDF, WORD)

Yukon ACLS Scholarship Program

Awarded to a Yukon student enrolled in a recognized post-secondary institute in any of the following :

  1. Land Surveying
  2. Land Management
  3. Geographic Information Systems, or
  4. Geomatics

For more information, please see the Yukon Foundation website.