Online Certificate Scholarship and other Education GIS News
The GeoTech Center reports there's a $1000 scholarship offered every other year (even years, next one 2014) to non-traditional students in Elmhurst College's Online GIS Certificate Program. Applicants need only apply to the program and submit the standard financial aid form (FAFSA). It's need based; no details on the source of the funds.
Ming-Hsiang Tsou and Cynthia Paloma at San Diego State are looking for contributions to the "Introduction to GIScience" Collaborative Textbook Project for iPad. Once complete it will be a free book for iPads. The project seems to be backed by the GeoTech Center.
A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to start a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Laboratory focused on conservation science in Cameroon, one of the biodiversity hotspots of the world. The goal is $25,000.