Center for the Digital Globe Graduate Student Grants and Application
The Center for the Digital Globe (CDiG) offers grants to graduate students who are doing research
on topics central to our mission. We will fund only CDiG related projects. A formal Call for Graduate Student Grants will be sent out to our CDiG Affiliated
Faculty List-Serve in the fall of each year after the start of each new fiscal year. Our fall and spring deadlines for submission of graduate student grant applications are November 1 and April 11.
Note: Our graduate student grants are limited to one award per person per year.
Graduate students applying for grants must meet the following criteria.
- The research project must be supported by an active Faculty Fellow of the Center for the Digital Globe. (At least one letter of recommendation from a CDiG Faculty Fellow must accompany the application.)
- After your grant is awarded and your project completed, we would like to share with others about your project. Student grant recipients will be asked to give a presentation about their projects at a brown bag gathering on campus. Interested students, faculty and others will be invited to this gathering.
Graduate Student Grant Limits
Graduate student travel grants up to $500 (travel to conferences to present papers, etc.).
Graduate student non-travel grants up to $5,000.
Paper Limit: One student per paper. CDiG will fund only one student per paper.
How to Apply for a Student Grant
Applications must consist of the following items:
- A description of the proposed project which must include a rationale explaining how the project relates to the mission of CDiG and your budget estimate for the project. The description can be 750 words or less.
- A copy of the studentís vitae.
- A letter of recommendation from a CDiG Faculty Fellow. (Note: This letter of recommendation must be submitted by the CDiG Faculty Fellow by e-mail directly to the CDiG Co-Directors.
The entire application must be submitted by e-mail to our two Center for the Digital Globe Co-Directors. Our two Co-Directors are:
Dr. Antonie Stam, School of Business (Co-Director) E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Randall Smith, School of Journalism (Co-Director) E-Mail: email@example.com (E-Mail: Randy D. Smith)
The Grant Review Process
Upon receipt of your e-mailed application and letter of reference, the CDiG Co-Directors will forward them to our Grants Review Committee. You will be formally notified of the decision as soon as their review process is complete.