Incoming and current geomatics students are eligible for a variety of local, state and national scholarships.
Nicholls offers the following scholarships to geomatics students:
C&C TECHNOLOGIES SCHOLARSHIPS are awarded to qualifying incoming freshman, sophomore, junior and senior students majoring in geomatics ($1000 each). The recipients must be full-time students and maintain a 3.00 or above overall GPA. The recipients must also maintain a 3.00 GPA or above in the core geomatics curriculum.
FUGRO CHANCE INC., EXCELLENCE IN GEOMATICS SCHOLARSHIP Two $1000 annual awards are awarded to qualifying incoming freshman, sophomore, junior and senior students majoring in geomatics. Preference will be given to a current or former employee or intern of Fugro Chance, and the recipient must agree to work as a paid intern for a Fugro company the following summer. The recipient must be a full-time student and maintain a 2.75 or above overall GPA.
JULES ORESTE CHUSTZ MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FOR GEOMATICS ($145,000) This endowed scholarship will fund ten to twelve new $1,000 annual awards starting Spring 2012. We plan to distribute it equally among freshmen, sophomore, junior, and senior years. The criteria will be set by the Geomatics faculty every academic year.
LOUISIANA SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL SURVEYORS EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP ($1000) is awarded to a full-time freshman majoring in geomatics, and the recipient must maintain a 3.00 or above overall GPA.
mph INC., EXCELLENCE IN GEOMATICS SCHOLARSHIP Two $1000 annual awards are awarded to qualifying incoming freshman who are maintaining a 3.0 or above overall GPA. One $1000 annual award is awarded to qualifying minority (preference will be given to women). Two $1000 annual awards for existing Geomatics majors in good academic standing.
T. BAKER SMITH SCHOLARSHIP ($5000) is awarded to a full-time student enrolled in Geomatics. Recipient must have a minimum overall grade point average of 2.75. The scholarship is valued at $2500 per semester.
THE C.L. JACK STELLY AND ASSOCIATES EXCELLENCE IN GEOMATICS SCHOLARSHIP is restricted to a student from Louisiana studying geomatics, and preference will be given to a student who has completed a similar two-year program at one of the Louisiana Technical College campuses in the state. Preference is also given to a student who will be of junior standing, but entering freshmen may also apply. The recipients must be full-time students and maintain a 2.75 or above overall GPA. The annual award amount is $2,500.
Students are encouraged to visit the Office of Financial Aid for more scholarship information.