Nicholls State University

Geomatics is listed as one of the Top 3 emerging industries by the U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Department of Education.
Nicholls geomatics students are in high demand, often receiving multiple job offers before graduation.
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To be eligible for scholarships students must be enrolled/majoring in the Geomatics Program at Nicholls State University.

Incoming and current Geomatics students are eligible for a variety of local, state and national scholarships.

Nicholls offers the following scholarships to Geomatics students:

 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.

T. BAKER SMITH SCHOLARSHIP is awarded to a full-time student enrolled in Geomatics. Recipient must have a minimum overall grade point average of 2.75. Each scholarship is valued at $2500 per semester.

JULES ORESTE CHUSTZ MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FOR GEOMATICS  ($150,000) This endowed scholarship will fund ten to twelve $1,000 annual awards. 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.

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.

CONTRACTOR’S EDUCATIONAL TRUST FUND ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP ($100,000) This endowed scholarship will fund five to six $1,000 annual awards.

For more information call 985-448-4693 or email

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