USGIF Announces New Scholarship in Partnership with Dun &
$15,000 scholarship to benefit a graduate student pursuing large-scale, data-intensive GEOINT problems
Herndon, Virginia (June 6, 2019) — The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation ( USGIF) announced this week at its GEOINT 2019 Symposium that it has partnered with Dun & Bradstreet to offer a new academic scholarship to advance geospatial data science understanding and capabilities.
The Dun & Bradstreet Geospatial Data Science Scholarship will award $15,000 to a graduate student pursuing 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...