Cartography

Cartography (/kɑːrˈtɒɡrəfi/; from Greek χάρτης chartēs, "papyrus, sheet of paper, map"; and γράφειν graphein, "write") is the study and practice of making maps. Combining science, aesthetics, and technique, cartography builds on the premise that reality can be modeled in ways that communicate spatial information effectively.

The fundamental problems of traditional cartography are to:

Modern cartography constitutes many theoretical and practical foundations of geographic information systems.

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Matching Cartography Colleges

University of Maryland-College Park

Four or more years; Public; $31,688 average out-state tuition; $8,481 average in-state tuition

Binghamton University

Four or more years; Public; $21,550 average out-state tuition; $6,670 average in-state tuition

University of Utah

Four or more years; Public; $26,940 average out-state tuition; $7,697 average in-state tuition

Ohio State University-Main Campus

Four or more years; Public; $28,822 average out-state tuition; $9,718 average in-state tuition

University of California-Santa Barbara

Four or more years; Public; $39,516 average out-state tuition; $11,502 average in-state tuition

Texas A & M University-College Station

Four or more years; Public; $32,589 average out-state tuition; $7,023 average in-state tuition

University of Arizona

Four or more years; Public; $31,067 average out-state tuition; $10,262 average in-state tuition

Scholarships for Cartography Majors

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Homecoming Scholars Award

BeyGOOD

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Homecoming Scholars Award

BeyGOOD

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$25,000

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Bess Heflin Fellowship

University of Texas at Austin, Office of Graduate Studies

$19,000 Varies See Details
 

Bess Heflin Fellowship

University of Texas at Austin, Office of Graduate Studies

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Graduate Assistantships for Doctoral Students Scholarship - Nova SEU

Nova Southeastern University

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Graduate Assistantships for Doctoral Students Scholarship - Nova SEU

Nova Southeastern University

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Geography Department Graduate Teaching Assistantship - University of Montana

University of Montana at Missoula, Department of Geography

100% of tuition Varies See Details
 

Geography Department Graduate Teaching Assistantship - University of Montana

University of Montana at Missoula, Department of Geography

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Ray and Betty Ramseyer Scholarship

University of California, San Diego

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Ray and Betty Ramseyer Scholarship

University of California, San Diego

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John B. and Jean M. Henkels Endowed Scholarship

Westminster College, Utah

$3,750 Varies See Details
 

John B. and Jean M. Henkels Endowed Scholarship

Westminster College, Utah

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$3,750

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Joel Picker Social Sciences Scholarship

North Iowa Area Community College

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Joel Picker Social Sciences Scholarship

North Iowa Area Community College

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Holzbock Humanities Scholarship

Oakland University

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Holzbock Humanities Scholarship

Oakland University

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Clancy Gordon Environmental Scholarship

University of Montana, Missoula - College of Arts and Sciences

$2,400 Varies See Details
 

Clancy Gordon Environmental Scholarship

University of Montana, Missoula - College of Arts and Sciences

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$2,400

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William and Effa McMeans Scholarship

University of Iowa, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

$2,000 Varies See Details
 

William and Effa McMeans Scholarship

University of Iowa, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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