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IPLSA offers Scholarships and other Awards for Students. Below is a listing and brief purpose for each. To review the full requirements, please click on the more info link following the description for a PDF download.

Scholarship and Award submissions are evaluated by a committee of Professional Land Surveyors. Applications are due by November 14 of each year unless otherwise noted on the application. Scholarships and awards are presented at the IPLSA Annual Conference, held in February of each year.

IPLSA Scholarship Award - $1500 Award

The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to the undergraduate student pursuing a baccalaureate degree in land surveying from an accredited college or university, or a baccalaureate degree in a related science including at least 24 semester hours of land surveying courses from the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation Land Surveyors Licensing Board approved curriculum of an accredited institution. Applicant must be an Illinois resident attending an Illinois school. More Info

Roy "Skip" Frank 24 Semester Hour Scholarship Award – $1500 Award
(3 $500 Checks – One Each Semester)

The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to a college student who is employed in the surveying and engineering field, and is a resident of Illinois; pursuing 24 semester hours of Land Surveying courses as approved by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation Land Surveyors Licensing Board; and who is not receiving financial aid from his/her employer. This Scholarship is not for the completion of the "related science requirement" to obtain the required hours of math and science. More Info

IPLSA Community College Scholarship Award - $1000 Award

The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to the student pursuing a career in the surveying profession. This scholarship is intended for students attending a Community College pursuing a degree associated with the land surveying profession. More Info

IPLSA Young Surveyor of the Year Award – Recognition Award

This award recognizes young IPLSA members who have made outstanding contributions to the land surveying profession and their communities during the early years of their careers. More Info

William M. Heffernan Article of the Year Award – Recognition Award

The William M. Heffernan Article of the Year Award of the Illinois Professional Land Surveyors Association was established to promote study, research and education in the field of Land Surveying. More Info

The Eldridge Award of the Illinois Professional Land Surveyors Association - $500 Award

The Eldridge Award of the Illinois Professional Land Surveyors Association was established to revere the memory of the late Professor Winfield Eldridge and to promote study, research and education in the field of Land Surveying. Professor Eldridge was a motivating force in the revitalization of the Illinois Professional Land Surveyors Association and was a member of the Surveying Staff of the Civil Engineering Department of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. More Info


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