Dun & Bradstreet Announces Geospatial Data Science Scholarship
Dun & Bradstreet Announces Geospatial Data Science Scholarship in Partnership with the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation
June 4, 2019 (San Antonio, TX) – Dun & Bradstreet today announced a partnership with the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) to fund an academic scholarship to advance geospatial data science understanding and capabilities. The 2019 Dun & Bradstreet Geospatial Data Science Scholarshipwill award $15,000 to a graduate student pursing a Master of Science or Ph.D. in data science who is focused on solving data-intensive, large-scale, location-based problems using engineering, computer science, math, and/or spatial science.
“Dun & Bradstreet is pleased to work with USGIF to support emerging talent in a field that is crucial in the data science landscape,” said Tim Solms, Dun & Bradstreet’s General Manager, Government Services. “This scholarship will help the geospatial industry grow as it works to address and solve important national security challenges.”
The recipient of the Dun & Bradstreet Geospatial Data Science Scholarship must be enrolled in any full-time graduate program and be in good academic standing. His or her expertise should include geospatial data accessibility, spatial decision support systems, and geospatial problem-solving. The student’s academic pursuits should demonstrate understanding of how artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data mining can be used to augment geographic information science workflows to mine data and provide solutions....