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


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


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