Scholarships in Computer And Information Sciences, Other

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Award: $30,000, Deadline: November (first week)

Applicant must be a citizen, national, or permanent resident alien of the United States who is in the early stages of graduate study in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. Eligibility is limited to applicants who have completed no more than 12 months of post-baccalaureate, full-time graduate study at the time of their application. Award is for up to three years over a five year period.

Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 30

Applicant must be a black U.S. citizen or permanent resident and plan to stay in the U.S. after graduation. Selection is based upon academic achievement, essay, recommendations, and financial need.

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship for Minorities

Award: $24,000, Deadline: November 14

Applicant must be U.S. citizen or national who is an Alaskan Native, Native American, black/African-American, Mexican American, Pacific Islander, or Puerto Rican. Applicant must have completed no more than 30 semester/45 quarter hours of graduate work in fields eligible for support.

Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship for Minorities

Award: $35,000, Deadline: Early January

Applicant must have completed a Ph.D. or Sc.D. within seven years, be a U.S. citizen or national, and be an Alaskan Native, Native American, black/African-American, Mexican-American, Pacific Islander, or Puerto Rican.

Graduate Research Program for Women/Cooperative Research Fellowship/Ph.D. Fellowship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is black, Hispanic, Native American, female Asian/Pacific Islander or female Caucasian. Selection is based upon scholastic aptitude, academic performance, class rank, leadership, motivation, and ability. Ph.D. program is by invitation only.

Northrop Grumman Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be a female full-time student at the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Engineering. Focus on one of the following disciplines is required: civil and materials, electrical and computer, computer science, or mechanical engineering. Applicant must show evidence of above average academic performance (minimum GPA 3.0/4.0). Women of color (African American, Latina, Native American) are encouraged to apply. Application coversheet, biographical statement, current resume or CV (list your education and employment history), UIC transcript, proof of financial aid eligibility, proof of U.S. citizenship (copy of birth certificate or passport), and two letters of recommendation (include at least one from a UIC instructor) required.

B.K. Krenzer Memorial Reentry Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a woman who has been out of the job market as well as out of school for a minimum of two years. Applicant must be in an ABET-accredited engineering program, engineering at SWE-approved colleges and universities, or computer science in a CSAB-accredited program or at an ABET-accredited or SWE-approved institution.

Maryland Science and Technology Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a Maryland resident and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above to apply.

West Virginia Engineering, Science, and Technology Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: Unknown

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or resident alien who is enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an engineering, science, or technology program leading to a certificate or associate or bachelors degree at an eligible institution of higher education. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

New York State Federation of Home Bureaus, Inc. Scholarship

Award: $330, Deadline: January 30

Applicant must be enrolled full time, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, demonstrate financial need and be a resident of a county which has an established Home Bureau chapter.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

Swank Audio Visual Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: June 1 (fall semester and academic year); November 1 (spring semester only)

Applicant must be a participant in UMUC's Cooperative Education program working in audiovisual/technology rental industry

Google Lime Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Award: $10,000, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be a full-time student with a disability who is entering their junior or senior year of undergraduate study or is enrolled in a graduate program at a university in the United States or Canada. Applicant must be enrolled in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field.

Woodcock Family Education Scholarship Program

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 13

Applicant must be a student with strong math and/or science credentials who will attend a nonprofit or public institution full time. Minimum ACT composite score of 30 (SAT Reasoning math score of 600) and minimum 3.8 cumulative GPA required.

Sheldon Matthew Smith Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Washington High School who plans to pursue a two- or four-year college or vocational school degree in computer animation, computer art design, computer game design, computer graphics, or writing (literature, not journalism) at an accredited institution.

Analytical Engineering, Inc. (AEI) Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 16

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Columbus East, Columbus North, Hauser, Columbus Christian, or Trinity Lutheran High School who plans to pursue a bachelor's degree in a technical field (engineering, computer science, physical science) at an accredited college or university. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.

John R. Rogers/Ziegler Family Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from John R. Rogers High School in Spokane, WA. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.

Faye Lynn Roberts Education Scholarship

Award: $750, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a female resident of Lee County, FL at least 21 years of age who will pursue a career in computer training, court reporting, nursing or technical studies. Financial need must be demonstrated.

M.J. Nelson Science Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Holdrege or Loomis High School in Nebraska who will enroll full-time at a post-secondary institution.

Helen Koepke Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior who will pursue a business or business-related field (including computer science, excluding economics).

Ray Greenly Scholarship Program

Award: $25,000, Deadline: May 17

Applicant must be U.S. citizen and college student with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a chosen major relevant to digital retail. Headshot photograph for promotional purposes, two essays, letter of recommendation, and a case study project are required.

Associate's Degree Scholarship in Computer Technology and Information Systems

Award: $500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be pursuing an associate's degree in Computer Technology and Information Systems. Selection is based on academic history, extracurricular activities, and employment history.

Master's Degree Scholarship in Information Systems and Technology Management

Award: $500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be pursuing a master's degree in information systems and technology. Selection is based on academic history, extracurricular activities, and employment history.

Online Associate's Degree Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be pursuing an online associates degree from an accredited online program. Selection based on academic history, extracurricular activities, and employment history.

Online Bachelor's Degree Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be pursuing an online bachelors degree from an accredited online program. Selection based on academic history, extracurricular activities, and employment history.

Online Master's Degree Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be pursuing an online masters degree from an accredited online program. Selection based on academic history, extracurricular activities, and employment history.

USA to Australia Fellowship

Award: $40,000, Deadline: October 15

Applicant must be a graduate student or above who will be attending an Australian educational institution majoring in engineering, medicine, sustainability, or technology. Three essays, three letters of reference, a proposed budget, transcripts, and letter of acceptance to an Australian University required. Must be a U.S. citizen and full-time student.

PayScale Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 29

Applicant must be a female student obtaining a college degree in science, technology, engineering, or math. Essay between 300 and 500 words required.

Astronaut Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: Open

Applicants must be sophomore, junior or senior undergraduate or graduate students in natural or applied science, engineering or mathematics at Brown University, Colorado School of Mines, Clemson University, Florida Institute of Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Harvey Mudd College, Johns Hopkins University, Louisiana State University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Miami University, North Carolina State University, North Dakota State University, Ohio State, Pennsylvania State University, Purdue University, Syracuse University, Texas A&M University, Tufts University, University of Arizona, University of Central Florida, University of Chicago, University of Colorado, University of Kansas, University of Kentucky, University of Minnesota, University of Michigan, University of Oklahoma, University of Rochester, University of Southern California, University of Texas at Austin, University of Virginia, University of Washington, University of Wisconsin or Washington University and must be nominated by faculty or staff. Applicants may not directly apply for the scholarship. Students must have excellent grades and performed research or lab work in their field.