General Eligibility

In many of the industry specific scholarships listed below applicants must be pursuing a degree in Surveying or Geomatics with the intention of taking the national Fundamentals of Surveying (FS) exam and continuing in their career to eventually become a licensed Professional Land Surveyor (PLS). Some of these scholarships also require Utah state residency. Visit the websites cited in this document to obtain specific details and answers to your particular questions.

UCLS logo

Utah Council of Land Surveyors (UCLS)

$1000-$1500 per year

Deadline: June 1st


NSPS logo

National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS)

Amounts Vary

Deadline: March 31st

WFPS logo

West Federation of Professional Surveyors


Deadline: March 31st


UVU logo

Utah Valley University (UVU)

Amounts Vary

Deadline: Varies

NOAA logo


Amounts Vary

Deadline: Varies


General Private Scholarships

Scholarship available for one student per year of all majors.

Eligibility and application details are outlined below:

  • Must be attending or will attend as a full-time student
  • Provide the latest transcript with a minimum GPA of 3.3 or higher
  • Must include a cover letter with name and school
  • Provide a thoughtful answer to the following three (3) questions:
    1. How has digital technology and media such as social media and smartphones contributed to your success as a student?
    2. How are you incorporating digital media into your everyday life?
    3. What are 3 expectations you have for digital technology and social media in the near future?


All entries must be submitted in word doc format (.doc/.docx) and sent to

Winner will be chosen based on creativity and originality

Entries must be made by 12/07/18

For your convenience, here is the link to the application page with all the eligibility guidelines.