Dr. Pete Magee Memorial Scholarship

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July 15, 2024
Awards Available: Varies

Scholarship Description

This year, we will award four scholarships to students demonstrating academic excellence in geospatial technologies, which include Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and related disciplines.

These scholarships are available to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in accredited two-year or four-year colleges or universities in Colorado.


  • Demonstrate excellence in the application of geospatial tools
  • Pursuing a degree in a field related to

How to Apply

  • A completed online application form
  • Transcript: must include current grade point average (GPA), unofficial copies acceptable. PDF format. File name: [LastName]_[FirstInitial]_Transcript.pdf.
  • Graphic: a single “graphic” (map, web map, poster, diagram, screenshot) that tells the story of your project. The graphic must be your own indivdual (not group) work but may represent data from other sources. Please submit work that demonstrates an ability or interest in GIS. PDF format. If submitting a web map or website, please submit a page with a link. File name: [LastName]_[FirstInitial]_Graphic.pdf.
  • Option 1: one letter of recommendation from a professor/teacher and one resume (PDF format, file name: [LastName]_[FirstInitial]_Resume.pdf). Option 2: two letters of recommendation. PDF format. Letters must be submitted by the letter’s author.
  • References submitted by authors using the form

In addition to the monetary award, all scholarship recipients will receive a one-year membership to GIS Colorado. Furthermore, those who choose to present their winning projects at the GIS in the Rockies conference, whether as a poster or a presentation, will also have their registration fee covered by GIS Colorado.

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