About Us CCA Awards Prizes and Scholarships

The CCA sponsors the long-standing President’s Prize /Prix du Président for student map-making and the Best Student Paper/Presentation delivered at the annual conference. New in 2017 is the student Web Map Award. For those interested in pursuing cartographic education, there is the Norman Nicholson Memorial Scholarship . Also, since 2005 there is the Carto-Québec Prize /Prix Carto-Québec

Nicholson Scholarship winners are awarded Student memberships.

In 1994, the CCA introduced the Awards of Distinction to recognize individuals or groups who have made exceptional contributions to the association or to the field of cartography (see Holders of Awards of Distinction).

For more information on each specific award please use the left navigation menu.

2017 Student Mapping Competitions: Announcement & Entry Form