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Scholarships Available

Wednesday, May 9, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Khea Adams
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Are you currently enrolled in surveying-related classes or know someone who is? The Maryland Society of Surveyors Educational Trust (MSSET) annually awards scholarships to students entering or expanding their careers in surveying.  These scholarships are intended to help alleviate some of the financial burden that comes with furthering a surveying education. Applications are currently being accepted until June 30, 2018. To apply, click here
The Maryland Society of Surveyors Education Trust (MSSET) was established in 1999. The purpose of this Trust is to devote and apply the Trust Funds, including any income derived therefrom, exclusively for the following educational purposes: 
  • To promote the study and research in the field of land surveying and the diffusion of knowledge thereof; and
  •  To improve, promote and facilitate the advancement of the profession of land surveying, and the continuing education of surveyors; and
  •  To create scholarships or loans to assist qualified and deserving individuals in securing education necessary for a career in surveying, and to improve, encourage and enhance higher educational opportunities for individuals desirous of becoming licensed professional land surveyors by offering financial assistance as grants or loans to deserving students; and
  •  To expend funds for any and all other purposes for land surveying education support to duly accredited schools, colleges, universities, and faculty support.
To fulfill that purpose, the Trust offers financial grants to deserving individual in varying amounts based on need. It also offers two (2) scholarships; The Fred and Mary Ward Scholarship and the Draper and Dottie Sutcliffe Scholarship. These scholarships range from $1000 to $2000 based on the need of the individual.

The Maryland Society of Surveyors Educational Trust (MSSET) is a 501(c)(3) public charity and all contributions are deductible to the extent that the law allows.  If you would like to make a donation to the Trust, click here.

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