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 delivered at the annual conference. For those interested in pursuing cartographic education, there is also the Norman Nicholson Memorial Scholarship . Also, since 2005 is the Carto-Québec Prize /Prix Carto-Québec. Lastly, in recognition of the advances in digital and web-based cartography we also offer the Dyanamic Map Competition.
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).
2013 Announcement is available here.