Awards and Scholarships

In collaboration with Esri, Women In GIS (WiGIS) is pleased to announce the 2024 Awards and Scholarships Program Recipients! 

WiGIS Awards recognize the contributions of women to geospatial fields. The scholarships provide funds for education expenses to undergraduate and graduate students and seed grants for women in the professional or academic sectors to support projects and research in a myriad of geospatial areas.

Congratulations to this year's winners!

2024 Awards

Women in GIS Distinguished Contributions Award

  • Shruthi Srinivasan
  • Catherine DuBreck

Young Professional Award

  • Chifuniro Baluwa

2024 Scholarships

Grants for Geospatial Work

  • Jaya Sreevalsan Nair
  • Ashlesha Saxena

Graduate Scholarships

  • Shanta Banstola
  • Titilayo Tajudeen

Undergraduate Scholarships

  • Kainat Siddiqui
  • Kara Mayer

For questions, please contact (Emails sent to any other address will not receive a reply).

We received 74 applications from 14 different countries for the 2024 Awards and Scholarships program.

We are always accepting contributions to the WiGIS Awards and Scholarships Fund. If you would like to support this program, please visit the Awards and Scholarships Fund support page.

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*Please Note:

  1. The Awards and Scholarships Committee has the right to contact references, employers, or other entities for verification of the status and accuracy of the application materials or the applicant’s statement.
  2. Decisions made by the committee and the Board of Directors in connection with the selection process will be final and requests for reconsideration will NOT be entertained.
  3. Non-US Applicants/Nominees understand that any award or scholarship money shall be disbursed in accordance with the laws of the United States.
  4. Previous winners/recipients must wait 2 years before reapplying.

Awards and Scholarships are in collaboration with Esri

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