Esri Canada Scholarships


Esri Canada Scholarship

Trent University Library & Archives is pleased to administer the 2023/2024 Esri Canada Scholarship Award

This annual award is made possible by Esri Canada in recognition of Trent University's ongoing delivery of strong, multidisciplinary GIS courses and programs. It is intended to support a currently enrolled, dedicated and high achieving student to continue using GIS in their studies and in their future work experiences.


The successful applicant will receive:

Visit Esri Canada's scholarship benefits page for more information.


The scholarship will be awarded to one upper-year undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled at Trent University who has:

  • conducted significant course work or research using Esri technology, and
  • maintained a minimum B+ or equivalent in overall GPA.


 Applicants must submit the following information and documents for evaluation:

  • Contact information, program of study, and expected graduation year
  • A current resumé or CV
  • Academic transcripts (unofficial copies from the institution are accepted)
  • A poster (24 inches by 36 inches, portrait orientation) demonstrating your research and use of Esri technology
  • A Story Map, app or written report further describing the work in your poster.

The winning poster and Story Map/report will be shared on Esri Canada's and Trent University's websites. Please only submit materials which can be shared publicly.

Visit Esri Canada's GIS Scholarship Requirements page for more information.


Applications must be submitted via email to by 4:00 p.m. on Monday April 1st, 2024

If your files are too large to send through email, then please post your application to a folder in your Trent Google drive and share the link in an email to by the deadline.


Posters are a required component for all applications. 

For the written report, you may choose to develop either a Story Map, a formal written report, or an app. Esri Canada encourages applicants to consider developing a Story Map in lieu of a written report. Content requirements are the same in each case, however formatting specifications may differ depending on which format you choose. Please review the following resources carefully and adhere to formatting requirements in your application.


Applications will be evaluated by a committee of no less than three members, including one Trent faculty member, Trent University's Esri site license administrator, and one Trent staff member whose position and field of expertise involves the use of Esri technologies. The successful applicant will be notified no later than April 15th, 2024. 


Inquiries can be directed via email to Tracy Sallaway (