Full-time undergraduate or graduate students at an accredited college or university with image processing facilities appropriate for conducting the proposed work.
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.
A grant of data valued at up to $2,000, and a plaque inscribed with the recipient’s name and his/her institution. This award is presented by ASPRS, with funding provided by Space Imaging.
In addition to the application form and letters of recommendation, 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 Space Imaging data from the archive can be acquired under this award.
Applications: Describe 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 Space Imaging products (up to $2,000) needed for the research. Note: Only Space Imaging 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.
Obligations of the Recipient:
The recipient must prepare a written report of the project and submit it to ASPRS and Space Imaging for possible company use. The report is due within one year of receipt of data from.
The recipient (or his/her representative) must attend presentation ceremony during the annual meeting to receive the award certificate and plaque.