Jimmy D. Cain Excellence Awards

Nominations accepted until 5PM on Friday, May 3, 2019

Students at GIS Day

The Jimmy D. Cain Excellence Awards recognize outstanding achievements in the fields of geomatics, geospatial techniques and/or applications for the energy industry, data integrity, and/or data management for undergraduate and graduate students at Texas A&M University. Awardees will each receive a $500 scholarship courtesy of the APSG Education Foundation. A total of two awards will be granted: one award will be made to a student at the undergraduate level, and one will be made to a student at the graduate level.

View Past Award Recipients

Eligibility

Full-time students within 12 months of their graduation, currently enrolled at Texas A&M University within a geospatial or geoscience field are eligible to win this award. This award is open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

Application Deadline

All application materials must be submitted via email by 5PM Central on Friday, May 3, 2019.

Application Submission

All application materials must be submitted via email to the TAMU Geography Department Advisor geog-advisor@geog.tamu.edu.

Application Materials

Any student who wishes to be considered for the Jimmy D. Cain Excellence Award should submit the following materials. The Jimmy D. Cain Awards committee will review applicants, choose winners, and make the announcement of the winners by Wednesday May 8, 2019.

  1. Your personal information:
    1. Your name
    2. Your degree and major
    3. Your year of graduation
  2. A professional resume (including GPA, internships, conference presentations, etc.)
  3. A one- to two-page personal statement addressing the following items (at a minimum):
    1. Why are you passionate for a career in geomatics, geospatial techniques and/or applications for the energy industry, data integrity, and/or data management?
    2. How have you demonstrated your interest in a career in geomatics, geospatial techniques and/or applications for the energy industry, data integrity, and/or data management?
    3. How have you shown leadership, or demonstrated the desired capacity to be a future leader in the energy industry?

Past Recipients

Please join us in congratulating our award recipients:

2019

Robin Pierce Geographic Information Science & Technology
Mariam Moeen Geographic Information Science & Technology
Bradley Barger Geography