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Announcement: FIG Foundation Ph.D. Scholarship 2021 - apply now

January 2021

FIG Foundation announces the opening of applications for FIG Foundation Ph.D. Scholarship 2021.

The FIG Foundation will be providing scholarships of up to 4,000 euros plus possible funding for conference travel to  PhD students.

To apply, applicants should submit the required documents, as well as complete the submission checklist. Successful applicants will qualify for a further grant of up to 3,000 euros to attend and present a peer reviewed paper at a FIG conference.

Please read the requirements carefully. Applications will be judged on the quality of the application and need. Potential applicants should view both videos on How to Apply for FIG Grants on the FIG Foundation web page under Grants & Fellowships at:

In order to be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants shall:

  1. be studying for a PhD degree and registered solely in a surveying/geomatics academic programme that teaches surveying[1] in a country listed by the World Bank as a low-income, lower-middle or upper-middle income economy[2],
  2. have had a paper accepted by a peer reviewed international journal based on their doctoral research project; applicants should be the lead author, and the paper should be co-authored with their supervisor,
  3. should not have submitted their final thesis at the application deadline.

[1] See FIG Definition of the Functions of the Surveyor 
[2] See World Bank Country & lending Groups 

Deadline for the submission of application: 1 June 2021



Louise Friis-Hansen
28 January 2021

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