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Announcing the 2019 Bill Loy Award for Excellence in Cartography

Bill Loy Award For Excellence in Cartography
Academic Year 2018–2019

The Bill Loy Award for Excellence in Cartography is given annually to a deserving graduate or undergraduate geography student at the University of Oregon.

The award amount is $1,000.

Submission Guidelines:

Students will submit a cartographic or visualization product and a written statement.


Student must be an undergraduate majoring in Geography, or Spatial Data Science and Technology, or a Geography graduate student at the University of Oregon.

Submissions must include the following:

A 250-word statement explaining the significance of the design and clearly articulates your role in developing the product.

For printed map products, submit one printed, full-size copy of the map product, and also e-mail a PDF of the product and your statement to:

For web maps, e-mail a link to your product with your statement to:

Prints are submitted to Loy Award Committee, Department of Geography, 107 Condon Hall, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403

Submission Deadline: May 13th, 2019

The award will be announced during spring term.


Amy Lobben,
James E. Meacham,