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FIG Foundation

FIG Foundation Ph.D. Scholarship 2021

Country: USA
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Apply for FIG Foundation Ph.D. Scholarship 2021. Applications will be judged on the quality of the application and need. In the event that two excellent applications are judged to be of equal quality; applications from low-income and lower-middle-income countries will be preferred. Potential applicants should view both videos on How to Apply for FIG Grants on the FIG Foundation web page under Grants & Fellowships at http://www.fig.net/figfoundation/index.asp


Successful applicants will qualify for a further grant of up to 3,000 euros to attend and present a peer-reviewed paper at a FIG conference.


In order to be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants shall

  • Be studying for a Ph.D. degree and registered solely in a surveying/geomatics academic program that teaches surveying in a country listed by the World Bank as a low-income, lower-middle, or upper-middle-income economy.
  • Have had a paper accepted by a peer-reviewed international journal based on their doctoral research project; applicants should be the lead author, and the paper should be co-authored with their supervisor.
  • Should not have submitted their final thesis at the application deadline.


Grant holders are expected to file a report, co-signed by their supervisor and department head, within a year of receiving their grant indicating how the money was spent. Supervisors of successful applicants will be contacted to confirm that they are prepared to do this before any money is handed over. Supervisors should also indicate that they are aware of point 9 above.

Furthermore, FIG Foundation grants do not pay University overhead or administration assistant costs. Successful applicants will have to seek an exemption if their institution requires a portion of research grants for overhead costs.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline01 June,2021
Open toAll



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