Student Assistantships

CaGIS invites applications from students currently pursuing doctoral, graduate, and undergraduate degrees to apply to be a Student Assistant at AutoCarto 2020. Accepted students will receive be provided with a complimentary registration to AutoCarto and a stipend of $750. Student assistants will participate in 20 hours of activities associated with the symposium. Students accepted to this program will also be required to submit a poster abstract in accordance with the submission guidelines and present this poster at AutoCarto 2020. Note that endorsement from a faculty advisor is required for the application, and the faculty advisor must be a CaGIS member.

In addition to completing this application form (.doc, pdf), please prepare a curriculum vitae and a one-paragraph (200 word) statement describing your existing and potential contributions to geographic information science and how your work relates to the mission of CaGIS. E-mail a digital version of your application form, statement, CV, and transcripts to Rakesh Malhotra, CaGIS Student Scholarship Awards Coordinator, at

Only completed applications (including this form and a current university transcript) received by February 14, 2020, no later than 5:00 p.m. EST, will be considered.

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