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USGIF Announces 2022 Scholarship Award Winners

By Eric Van Rees - 22nd August 2022 - 09:49

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) has selected its 2022 scholarship winners.

A record-breaking $100,000 raised from donations by the GEOINT community will help the Foundation support students pursuing degrees in geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) and related topics.

The 25 recipients, selected by USGIF’s scholarship committee, exemplify the interdisciplinary strength and collaborative mindset necessary for GEOINT. Diversely experienced and multi-talented, USGIF’s 2022 cohort demonstrates impressive skills and budding passions for a broad range of pursuits, including:

Using LiDAR and digital twins to develop 3D urban environments

  • Studying Cameroon’s Anglophone Crisis using GEOINT
  • Monitoring snow using SAR data
  • Exploring geospatial applications for oceanic instability

Hailing from 23 different schools, the awardees have in common strong social compasses and a desire to collaborate to better our world. Though their goals and ambitions are varied, these scholars collectively demonstrate a shared desire to impact change through the use of geospatial intelligence tradecraft.

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