Awards

MGUG Awards

MGUG recognizes the achievements in the GIS Community by giving 5 awards every year at our Fall Conference. 2 general, 2 education and 1 poster award are given.

Nominations are welcome!

 

Stay tuned for updates on our 2021 award competition! Please send inquiries to education@mgug.ca


General Awards

 

MGUG Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Given to an individual with outstanding commitment, passion and contributions to the Manitoba GIS Community over their career.
  • Can be awarded to someone who is retired, retiring or currently working
  • Length of service is not important, quality of service is

 

MGUG Outstanding GIS Project or GIS Team Award

  • Given to an outstanding GIS Project completed in Manitoba or by a resident of Manitoba , or to an outstanding active GIS Team contributing to improving the GIS Community.
  • Project must be completed in Manitoba or by someone with a primary residence of Manitoba.  Teams should be residing or working in Manitoba.
  • Projects can be private, public or client-facing.  Screenshots of the project must be provided if it is not public.
  • Projects must be completed in the two years prior to the conference
  • No presentation is required

Educational Awards

 

Janos Boda Post-Secondary Award in Research GIS

  • A scholarship of $500 is awarded to one poster/research paper with a significant GIS portion completed or significantly modified within one year of the time of submission.
  • Student must either reside, attend school, or complete their project within Manitoba.
  • Projects can only be submitted once, unless significant modification occurs.

 

Bimal Adhikari  Post-Secondary Award in Applied GIS

  • A scholarship of $500 is awarded to one poster/technical paper with a significant GIS portion completed or significantly modified within one year of the time of submission.
  • Student must either reside, attend school, or complete their project within Manitoba.
  • Projects can only be submitted once, unless significant modification occurs.


MGUG Poster Award

This MGUG Poster award is open to all students (ages 14 and higher) who are enrolled fulltime in High School, College or University and are presently taking a course or course of study in GIS and/or its related disciplines or has applied GIS and/or its related disciplines to a project, thesis, or related endeavor.