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. Introduced in 2017 was the student Web Map Award. For those interested in pursuing cartographic education, there is the Norman Nicholson Memorial Scholarship. Since 2005 there has been 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, including how to apply please see: