Deadline is 5:00
PM, Friday, June 3, 2011.
The Lewis Center
sponsors an annual student GIS project contest to promote the use of spatial
analysis and geographic techniques in the study of California planning and
policy issues. Three winners will receive stipends in the following amounts:
-1st Place - $500
-2nd Place - (2)
awards, $250 each
be submitted on 8.5” x 11” professional style hard-copy format, and should
-A planning or
policy research question relating to the Southern California region.
- 3-5 maps that
provide descriptive and analytical insights.
-A write-up with
a project abstract, research question and discussion of findings,
recommendations and conclusion (maximum 2 double-spaced pages).
For more detailed
information, see the GIS Archive
be submitted by Friday, June 3, 2011 at 5:00 p.m to The Lewis Center, Room 3320
Public Policy Building. Submissions will be evaluated on research organization
and methods as well as the use of GIS to produce descriptive and analytical
insight regarding the policy question. Winners will be selected by a panel of
GIS experts, the Lewis Center GIS coordinator and the Director of the Lewis
Awards will be
announced at the departmental year-end celebrations, June 7th, 8th, and 9th.