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Esri Canada GIS Scholarships

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2021 ESRI Canada Student Scholarship

Submission Deadline: Friday, April 2, 2021

ESRI Canada with the help of the Geographic, Statistical and Government Information Centre (GSG) would like to recognize a student using ArcGIS technologies at the University of Ottawa. This scholarship will encourage the student to pursue studies and a potential career in GIS.

Requirements for applicants

Documents demonstrating the candidate’s eligibility and use of Esri technology:

  1. An ArcGIS Story Map OR a poster 24 in (w) by 36 in (h) demonstrating a special project, lab work, or research using ArcGIS software
  2. An (unofficial) transcript (minimum B+ average)
  3. Your resume/CV

Requirements for winner

Once a winner has been selected, he/she will need to submit the following by June 1, 2021:

  1. A poster 24 in (w) by 36 in (h)
  2. A summary report demonstrating their use of Esri technology (max 1,000 words)*

Format guidelines for both are available through the scholarship web portal at Esri Canada:

*The report may be submitted as a Story Map.

Scholarship award

  • A one-time payment of $1500
  • A three-year term license of Esri’s ArcGIS Desktop software for education and research use, which includes the following:
    • ArcGIS Desktop Advanced (ArcGIS Pro and ArcMap)
    • ArcGIS Desktop Extensions Bundle: ArcGIS Geostatistical Analyst, ArcGIS Tracking Analyst, ArcGIS Data Reviewer, ArcGIS Data Interoperability, ArcGIS Network Analyst, ArcGIS Schematics, ArcGIS Workflow Manager, ArcGIS 3D Analyst, ArcGIS Spatial Analyst, ArcGIS Image Analyst, ArcGIS Publisher, ArcGIS LocateXT
    • ArcGIS Online Organization Plan (includes 100 service credits and 1 named user)
    • Complimentary maintenance (provides software updates, technical support and unlimited access to e-learning courses through the Esri Training site)
  • A three-year term license of the following Premium Apps:
    • ArcGIS GeoPlanner
    • ArcGIS Insights (includes 1000 service credits)
    • ArcGIS Urban
  • A three-year Professional-level subscription to the ArcGIS Developer Program (ADP), which includes ArcGIS Enterprise for development purposes as well as ArcGIS CityEngine
  • Digital copies of select Esri Press Publications including:
    • Python Scripting for ArcGIS Pro
    • Getting to Know Web GIS, 4th Edition
    • Getting to Know ArcGIS Pro 2.6
  • Two Esri Canada instructor-led training courses
  • Two Esri Canada instructor-led training courses
  • A personal and editable profile in the Esri Canada GIS Scholarship Web Portal


  • Email your submission to: with all the requirements outlined above.
  • For more information please contact: René Duplain.

Additional Resources

For more information about the ESRI Canada Scholarship Award, please visit their website.

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