GeoEye Award

Scholarship Description

Purpose:  * To support remote sensing education and stimulate the development of applications of high-resolution digital satellite imagery for applied research by undergraduate or graduate students.Eligibility:  * Full time undergraduate or graduate students at an accredited college or university in the USA or Canada with image processing facilities appropriate for conducting the proposed work.  * Student member of ASPRSAward:  * A grant of data valued at up to $2,000, and a certificate inscribed with the recipient’s name and his/her institution.  * This award is presented by the ASPRS Foundation, with funding provided by The GeoEye Foundation.ApplicationIn addition to the application form, two letters of recommendation, and official transcripts, applicants must submit a brief proposal (two pages or less) with the following information:  * Title: The title must describe the proposed research.  * Objective: Clearly state the purpose(s) of the research and the applications that it might address.  * Description of research study area and data needs: Provide a brief description of physical features of the study area. Consider the area to be covered and the amount of digital satellite imagery needed for the study. Include information on the scene identification, coverage date (s), and quality rating. Note: Only GeoEye data from the archive can be acquired under this award.  * Applications: Description of the possible applications that might result from this research and indicate possible users.  * Analysis procedure(s): Provide a brief description of the analysis approach, indicating why digital satellite imagery is appropriate.  * Anticipated results: State the specific results desired in performing this research with the use of the digital satellite imagery.  * Budget: Itemize the budget for the grant, specifying GeoEye products (up to $2,000) needed for the research. Note: Only GeoEye products can be requested on your budget. Also identify other support for the research, e.g., computer facilities (provided by the college/university); fieldwork (grant no. “yy” from the ABC Foundation”); manuscript preparation (personal funds); etc.  * List all courses, workshops, and other training/experience that demonstrate your capability to conduct proposed research. Obtain approval signature of student faculty adviser.Award Selection   * The selection committee from the ASPRS GIS Division and GeoEye will evaluate each application and will apply equal weight to each element outlined above.  * The applicant who, in the opinion of the majority of the committee, has the highest overall ranking will be designated the recipient.

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 1

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: 2000

Deadline: 2018-12-01


Sponsoring Organization The American Society for Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing
5410 Grosvenor Lane, Suite 210
Bethesda, MD 20814-2160

Contact Person:

Phone: 301-493-0290

Fax: 301-493-0208