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Seiler Geospatial / WSLS Foundation - Chapter/YSN Scholarships

Seiler Geospatial and the WSLS Foundation are pleased to sponsor eight $1,000 Chapter Scholarships and one $1,000 Young Surveyors Network Scholarship that have been established to encourage surveying students and young surveyors to engage with local Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors (WSLS) chapters. Applying for these scholarships provides many benefits including exposure to many potential employers.

These scholarships are available to students studying surveying at: 

  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
  • Madison Area Technical College
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College
  • Fox Valley Technical College
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville
  • Mid-State Technical College
  • Gateway Technical College
  • Northcentral Technical College
  • An out-of-state school offering a Surveying degree.

Students may apply through any of the nine WSLS Chapters. A Young Surveyor may apply through the Young Surveyors Network for the Seiler Geospatial/WSLS YSN Scholarship for tuition or other qualifying educational experience. See the requirements of a young surveyor HERE.  In order to be eligible for a scholarship the applicant must be a Wisconsin resident and attend at least one meeting of the chapter through which they are applying. A student may apply through multiple chapters as long as they meet the chapter meeting attendance requirement for each chapter. A young surveyor may attend any chapter meeting or in-person young surveyor network meeting.

The nine WSLS Chapters that co-sponsored scholarships can be found here. The scholarship recipient will be selected by the local chapter and/or the WSLS Education Committee.

Selections are based on the following:

  • Chapter Participation
  • Academics
  • References
  • Student involvement with professional organizations

Seiler Instrument also appreciates the WSLS Foundation for working with us to establish the Annual Seiler Geospatial Scholarship. This scholarship is one of eight $2,500 scholarships awarded yearly at the WSLS Annual Institute. Seiler Geospatial has awarded scholarships like this since 2006 and encourages students to submit an application.

To Apply

All application material must be submitted digitally.

To apply for a scholarship, follow these steps:

1. You will need to complete a scholarship application form located at the “Apply Here” link below. You must sign in with an active Google Account to complete this form.

2. Request a Letter of Recommendation from one of your program instructors; a second letter may also be requested and submitted by an individual that can speak about your work experience or other scholarship specific qualifications. Letter(s) are to be emailed directly to by the letter author. IT IS THE APPLICANT’S RESPONSIBILITY TO NOTIFY LETTER AUTORS IN A TIMELY MANNER AND TO ENSURE THAT THE LETTER HAS BEEN DELIVERED BY THE AUTHOR ON TIME.

3. Obtain a digital version of an official transcript from your current school. A transcript available only in printed form must be scanned. Be sure to request the transcript early to ensure it arrives before the application deadline. If only an unofficial transcript is available, it may be sent instead but must be clearly marked Unofficial Transcript. Transcripts can either be uploaded to the scholarship application or be sent directly to

4.Selection Process, individual Chapters select applicant to award their scholarship. All application materials must be received by March 1st. Incomplete applications will not be considered for a scholarship. If you have questions, please contact

This years application has closed. Please check back in 2025.

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