ASPRS Scholarships and Awards

STUDENTS AND FACULTY MEMBERS 

It’s that time of year!   PLEASE NOTE THE DEADLINE FOR ALL ASPRS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS:

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18th 2013

All applications for scholarships and awards must be received at ASPRS headquarters by  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18th due to the early conference date.

The ASPRS Annual Conference will be held in Louisville, Kentucky March 23-28, 2014

http://www.asprs.org/Conferences/Louisville-2014/blog

 A complete description of the awards offered and an application (in PDF format) can be obtained at the ASPRS web site at

http://www.asprs.org/ASPRS-Awards-and-Scholarships.html

 For more information on the ASPRS Awards and Scholarships Program, contact scholarships@asprs.org

 

General Application Instructions

  • Please note that all applications must be submitted in electronic format.
  • Submit application form and all supporting materials or documents IN ONE PDF for each separate award.
    DO NOT SEND MULTIPLE APPLICATIONS IN ONE EMAIL.
  • If you include a copy of a published article or research sample, it should not exceed five (5) pages; if longer, submit the article in text format or submit an abstract and article highlights.
  • The total size of the PDF should not exceed 5MB.
  • Send the file as an email attachment to scholarships@asprs.org with the SHORT name of the award and your last name and a short description of the contents in the subject line IN UPPER CASE as indicated below.

    The application form PDF should also be named this way:


AWARD SHORT NAME_YOUR  LAST NAME_CONTENTS OF FILE

For example: FISCHER_SMITH_   APPLICATION

  • A fill and save version of the application form can be accessed at http://www.asprs.org/Awards-and-Scholarships/  and should be sent via email with supporting documents added to the application PDF.  Sign the application. The digital signature feature of the PDF format is acceptable.
  • Letters of reference must be sent directly to ASPRS by the person writing the reference as an email attachment. A separate email is required for each reference for each application
  • Copies of official transcripts must be submitted electronically as part of your application. One original official transcript (only) should be mailed or emailed directly to ASPRS by the educational institution. That will serve to verify the copies submitted.
  • Foreign language transcripts or documents must be translated by an official translating agency

Additional Information

  • Applications for ASPRS scholarships and awards must include the ASPRS application form unless indicated otherwise.
  • You may apply for more than one award, but you must submit a separate application for each award requested.

All Applicants MUST

  • Be active or student members of ASPRS for most awards. (Visit the ASPRS website (www.asprs.org) or contact the membership department at the address or phone number below for information about the benefits of ASPRS membership.)
  • Submit two letters of reference with each application from faculty members who have knowledge of the applicant’s capabilities.
  • Submit a separate application for each award

ALL COMPLETE APPLICATIONS, INCLUDING REFERENCE LETTERS AND
TRANSCRIPTS, MUST BE RECEIVED AT ASPRS NO LATER THAN MIDNIGHT,
EASTERN TIME ON THE DUE DATE.

DELAYS IN CYBER SPACE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Final note: Most awards call for specific additional information, such as applicant statements, research descriptions, etc.  to complete the application. Please read the award descriptions carefully for details.

Incomplete applications will be disqualified.

The awards will normally be made annually, as long as sufficient funds are available. If the committee deems there are no applications of sufficient quality to warrant approval, no award will be given that year. Any application that does not comply in its entirety with the terms stated above and/or with the terms of the specific award(s) applied for will be ineligible. The contact information for ASPRS awards and scholarships is:

ASPRS
Scholarship Administrator
5410 Grosvenor Lane, Suite 210
Bethesda, MD 20814
scholarships@asprs.org
301-493-0290 xt-101

Application deadline is Friday, October 18th

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