NEW: APPLICANT DEADLINE IS DEC 29th.
DEADLINE FOR REVIEWERS TO COMPLETE & SUBMIT is JAN 15th.
APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED to download and begin work on the 2018 Scgis application as soon as possible. DON"T WORRY if you don't have a chapter or mentor, we will always be able to find one for you. Keep checking back with the list below for updates and who to contact for sending in your application.
SCHOLARS LIVING IN WWF-PDG countries (Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Colombia, Dem. Republic of Congo, Ecuador, Fiji, French Guiana, Gabon, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Kenya, Laos, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Republic of Congo, Solomon Islands, Suriname) Please also begin your WWF-PDG Funding Application as soon as you can, by early January. WWF is an important funding partner and unlike the limited SCGIS funding, WWF-PDG is able to cover 100% of your travel costs if you are accepted into the SCGIS training program. This is an online-only process that requires additional documentation so to help you get organized, here is a screen capture of their online form that you can use to help get your additional materials ready. The WWF-PDG online application deadline for the SCGIS summer scholarship program is Feb 1, 2018 .
Program DatesTenative: Jun 14-Jul 19, 2018. Please see below for a detailed day-by-day calendar of the 2018 Scholar Program and activities. The application ver2018 includes these date changes.
The 2018 program is LIVE! Our 2018 program will have many changes and new options so look for upcoming announcements from your local SCGIS Chapter or Mentor. This page will also provide supplementary material and additional resources as needed
How to find your local SCGIS Chapter: SCGIS.ORG Official Chapter List
SCGIS 2018 Application Submission Contacts and emails: If you dont see your country or region yet email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
SCGIS Global Chapters Email Contact Address List
Scgis Slovenia: Slovenia@scgis.org . Applications
Scgis Russia: email@example.com . Applications
Scgis Ukraine - pending
Scgis Bulgaria - firstname.lastname@example.org - Applications
- Will also handle applicants from EU countries
Scgis Bangladesh - email@example.com - Applications:
- also covering scholars applying from the region including Nepal, Myanmar, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan
Scgis Uganda - firstname.lastname@example.org - pending
Scgis Zambia - email@example.com - pending
Scgis South Africa - firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
- Will also cover Mozambique
Scgis Madagascar - Angela Tarimy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Scgis Latin America - email@example.com - pending
. - includes these EFN countries: Belize, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname,
Scgis Brazil - pending - pending
Bhutan, - pending
Cambodia, - pending
Laos, - pending
Malaysia, - pending
Myanmar, - pending
Nepal, - Dhakal,Bhuwan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Vietnam, - pending
Cameroon, - pending
Central African Republic, - pending
Dem. Republic of Congo, - pending
Gabon, - pending
Kenya, - pending
Namibia, - pending
Republic of Congo, - pending
Scgis New Zealand - email@example.com - pending
- includes Fiji
Indonesia, -andina anastasia krey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Papua New Guinea, - pending
Solomon Islands - pending
SCGIS 2018 Scholar Timeline Progress:
Nov 27: Application Revisions to reflect shift towards Train-the-Trainer leadership and new emphasis on spoken english fluency
Dec 1 Scgis 2018 Program funded by Esri
Dec 8 Scgis 2018 Funding collaboration with WWF-PDG grants finalized
Dec 9 Work on reviewers & review guidelines.
Dec 20: Final Application, Reviewers and WWF PDG funding resources posted
Dec 29: All applications due in to reviewers.
Jan 15th: All reviewed applications due in to SCGIS International
Jan 31: finalists selected, submitted to WWF EFN for EFN funding review
Feb 15: SCGIS Train-the-Trainer Candidate selection set to begin.
Mar 1st: Anticipated date for final selection notifications to begin to go out.
Jun 9th: Scholar Travel Begins
Jun 12-13: First day of class
Jul 8th Final day of class
Jul 9-13 ESRI conference
Jul 15-18 SCGIS conference
Jul 20-22 Scholar Travel Home
JUN 9-12 TRAVEL DAYS SCHOLAR ARRIVALS
JUN 13-17 TRAINING WEEK 1 "CREATING YOUR WORK":
JUN 13 WED DAY 1: PROGRAM OPENING DAY: Introductions and Course Intro
JUN 14 Environmental Analysis I
JUN 16 SAT: Environmental Analysis II
JUN 17 SUN: Environmental Analysis II, Software Grant Licensing, GeodatabasesI
JUN 16-17 TRAINING WEEKEND 1
JUN 18 - 22 TRAINING WEEK 2 "CREATING YOUR WORK"
JUN 18 MON DAY 5: Geodatabases II, GPS class
JUN 19 TUE: Geodatabases II, GPS class
JUN 20 WED: GPS Class II, Enviro Analysis B I
JUN 21 THU: Enviro AnalysisB II
JUN 22 FRI: REST DAY
JUN 23-24 TRAINING WEEKEND 2:
JUN 23 SAT: Enviro AnalysisB III, Projects Work, Antivirus checks
JUN 24 SUN: Spatial AnalystI
JUN 25 - JUN 29 TRAINING WEEK 3 "REFINING YOUR WORK"
JUN 25 MON: Spatial AnalystII
JUN 26 TUE: GeoDatabasesIII, domains & topology
JUN 27 WED: REST DAY/FIELD TRIP/CONSERVATION SCIENCE
JUN 28 THU: Presentation Skills, Scholar Projects Work
JUN 29 FRI: REST DAY/FIELD TRIP/CONSERVATION SCIENCE
JUN 30 -JUL 1 TRAINING WEEKEND 3:
JUN 30 SAT: Scholar Projects Work, Scholar Presentations Practice
JUL 1 SUN: Scholar Projects Work, Scholar Presentations Practice
JUL 2 MON: Scholar Projects Work, Scholar Presentations Practice
JUL 3 SCGIS CORE ACADEMY CLOSING CEREMONIES
JUL 3 TUE: Scholar Projects Work, Scholar Presentations Practice, Awards Ceremonies
JUL 4 REST DAY / TRAVEL DAY: TRAVEL FROM DAVIS TO REDLANDS
JUL 5-8 TRAINING WEEK 4 "SHARING YOUR WORK"
JUL 5 THU: ArcGIS Cloud Class I
JUL 6 FRI: ArcGIS Cloud Class II, Evening Redlands Forum Scholar Mini-talks, Fundraiser
JUL 7 SAT: ArcGIS Pro Class III & possible one-on-one meetings with Esri Experts
JUL 8 SUN: ArcGIS Cloud Class IV
JUL 8 SUNDAY EVE SCHOLAR TRAVEL TO SAN DIEGO ESRI UC
JUL 9-13 ESRI UC
JUL 13 SCHOLAR REST DAY, BBQ REDLANDS
JUL 14 SCHOLAR TRAVEL TO ASILOMAR SCGIS CONFERENCE
JUL 15-18- SCGIS CONFERENCE
Jul 19 PROGRAM END
JUL 20-22 TRAVEL DAYS SCHOLAR DEPARTURES
|PAST SCGIS SCHOLARS AT WORK IN THE FIELD||
Scgis India Scholar Anisha Thapa at work on an anti-poaching program
|Scgis Cameroon Scholar Buh Gaston mapping tropical deforestation|
Scgis Cameroon Scholar Taku Awa taking field positions in African wildlife conservation program
Scgis Nepal Scholar Mahesh Pathak mapping wetland ecosystems.