Scholarships

ACLS Foundation Geomatics Scholarship Program

Four scholarships of $2,000.00 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)

Download the ACLS Foundation Geomatics Scholarship Program Application Form (PDFWORD)

The complete application requires the following documents to be attached.

  • Sealed official transcripts of all post-secondary education (courses completed, and grades received). Sent by mail or courier from your respective institution.
  • Proof of Canadian Citizenship or landed immigrant status.
  • 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.

Scan and send files in the following order in 2 steps:

Application, resume and cover letter in one scanned file.
*provide all document in one PDF file with surname in title (example:  Smith_Scholarhip_Application)

Proof of citizenship, Aboriginal status and proof of enrollment in a second scanned file.
*provide all document in one PDF file with surname in title (example:  Smith_Supporting_Documents)

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 15th of each year.

Yukon ACLS Scholarship Program

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

Land Surveying
Land Management
Geographic Information Systems, or
Geomatics

For more information, please see the Yukon Foundation website.