ESRI UK Geospatial Scholarship Fund 2021 for Black and mixed Black heritage Students

ESRI UK Geospatial Scholarship Fund 2021

ESRI UK Geospatial Scholarship Fund 2021 for Black and mixed Black heritage Students

Esri UK is establishing a new scholarship programme to encourage and support​ Black African, Caribbean, Black or mixed Black heritage students​ in the study of geography and geoscience.

What are we funding?

There will be two awards made every academic year:​

  1. Undergraduate Award of £30,000 to study geography or geoscience (£10,000/yr). The award can be spent on fees or maintenance.​
  2. Masters Award of £20,000 (full time 1 year masters) to study within the disciplines of geography or geoscience.​

ESRI UK Geospatial Scholarship Fund 2021 Eligibility criteria​

To be considered for the undergraduate award, you must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  1. You have Black or mixed Black heritage
  2. You have an offer to from a UK university, starting in September 2021, to study:
    1. An undergraduate degree in geography or related geoscience
    2. A Master’s degree in GIS or a course with a significant component of GIS
  3. You meet at least one of the following:
    1. Qualified for free school meals
    2. You are a young carer
    3. You are a Looked After Child
    4. Your household receives an annual income of less than £18,480

You can demonstrate how and why the scholarship will enable you to fulfil your educational and professional ambitions.

ESRI UK Geospatial Scholarship Fund Application process

​Submit a short video (90 seconds max), a 500 word essay or other medium of your choice that answers the question below:

Why is geography or geosciences important to you and what do you plan to do with your new skills, knowledge and qualifications?

Key dates

  • Applications open 15th Jan 2021 for undergrad and masters
  • Closing date for both 7th April 2021​
  • Awards announced at Esri UK Annual Conference May 2021

Apply

Applications are not yet open. Please check back here after the 15th of January 2021

For more information: Visit the webpage for ESRI UK Geospatial Scholarship Fund 2021 for Black and mixed Black heritage Students