Leica Geosystems First-Year Student Scholarship
The Leica Geosystems First-Year Student Scholarship, in the amount of $1000, will be presented at the summer meeting on in late July early August.
To be eligible for the Leica Geosystem First-Year Student Scholarship a student must either be:
1. Enrolled in and attending one of Wisconsin’s colleges, or a Wisconsin resident attending an out-of-state college, that meets the requirements of Wis. Admin. Code A-E 6.04 by offering a Land Surveying or Civil Engineering Program.
2. A Wisconsin resident attending an out-of-state school in a Bachelor of Science Surveying (Geospatial Engineering, Surveying Engineering) program, having completed at least one year and enrolled in the 2nd year or later of that program.
In addition, the first-year student must:
While not a requirement for application, student membership in either WSLS or a local Chapter is highly encouraged. Membership will not be a consideration for scholarship selection.
Each applicant must compile an application form consisting of:
Each Applicant must obtain letter(s) of recommendation:
The first must be from a Program Instructor who has agreed to provide a Letter of Recommendation. The Letter itself will be submitted by the author directly to firstname.lastname@example.org or directly to the application.
The applicant may also provide contact information for a second Letter of Recommendation writer. The second author may be another Instructor, Employer, or non-family character reference provider.
It is the applicant's responsibility to obtain agreement from the writer before submitting their contact information and ensure the Letter(s) arrive prior to application deadline.
If not indicated on the transcript, proof of current Spring semester program enrollment must be included in the Instructor's Letter of Recommendation.
Application materials must be submitted by May 10th. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered for the Scholarship.
The WSLS Education Committee will select the Scholarship recipient on behalf of the WSLS Foundation basing the selection on academics, financial need, references, essay content, and involvement in student and professional organizations.
Contact the WSLS Education Committee by email at email@example.com. Emails need to contain for following subject line: Leica Geosystems First Year Scholarship.