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Funding to Attend the NW User Conference

The National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence (GeoTech Center), funded by the National Science Foundation, is supporting development of geospatial programs at two year colleges. As part of this effort, we are encouraging two year faculty to attend professional meetings and engage with the user community including high school and university faculty. This year, the GeoTech Center would like to provide ten faculty at high schools, colleges or universities in the northwest region served by the NW ESRI User Group a $500 grant to the NW ESRI User Conference to cover conference registration ($200 paid directly to the NW User Conference) and expenses ($300) to enable them to attendance the Education Track on Thursday, October 15, 2009. Applications to receive the stipend will be accepted until September 16 with awards announced by September 21. Please send your application to Minerva Borger at mborger@delmar.edu with the Subject: NW User Conference Stipend Application. Only faculty from high schools, colleges and universities in the northwest region will be eligible to receive the award. The application should include:

  • Name
  • School Name and school address
  • Your mailing address
  • Your phone number (where you can be reached on Sept. 21)
  • Email address
  • And a short “100 minimum to 250 word maximum” explanation of why you would like to attend the NW User Conference.
  • Subject line of email should be: NW User Conference Stipend Application

- Ann Johnson, ESRI Higher Education Manager

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