Scholarship Opportunities

FSMS is committed to assisting individuals seeking training and education in the field of surveying and mapping.

Florida Surveying & Mapping Society Scholarship Fund, Inc.
Established in 1968 and devotes its resources to assist deserving students needing financial aid to obtain an education in the field of land surveying and other businesses and professions connected therewith. Applications are to be submitted to the Executive Director at least 2 weeks prior weeks prior to the Quarterly Board meeting.

FSMS Scholarship Fund Application


Community Foundation of North Florida Endowment
Established in 2006 to provide financial assistance for select students to aid in their collegiate education for purposes of becoming licensed members of the surveying and mapping profession in Florida.

Florida Surveying & Mapping Society Endowed Scholarship
Established in 1990 through the University of Florida Foundation to assist UF students in their Geomatics Program. Funds awarded in the fall and spring semesters.

Carl E. Johnson Memorial Award
Established by the Carl E. Johnson family in the 1970’s and is a full tuition scholarship for students enrolled in the Geomatics Program at UF. Criteria gives priority to students who reside in the Charlotte, Collier, Hendry and Lee counties. Second priority given to students who reside in South Florida. Third priority is statewide.

Chapter Scholarships
The following Chapter scholarships were established by each individual Chapter and are solely managed by them respectively:
Central Florida Chapter – Gerald McNair Scholarship Fund
Collier-Lee Chapter - Collier-Lee Chapter Scholarship Fund
Florida Crown Chapter – Walter J. Reinhardt Scholarship Fund
Manasota Chapter – Manasota Chapter Scholarship Fund
Palm Beach Chapter – Carl Miller Memorial Scholarship
Tampa Bay Chapter – Tampa Bay Scholarship Fund