Scholarships in Computer Science

Admiral Grace Murray Hopper Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be a woman and have a minimum 3.5 GPA. 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.

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.

Scholarship for Distinguished Achievement in Science and Mathematics

Award: $10,000, Deadline: None

Selection is based upon outstanding academic achievement.

Robert H. Kahn Jr. Foundation Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: None

Applicant must enrolled as a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Ronne and Donald Hess Scholarship in Computer Science

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicant should rank in top fifth of class, have a minimum composite ACT score of 26 (combined SAT I score of 1050), and have leadership ability. Awarded to winner of Computer Programming Competition sponsored by Division of Science and Mathematics.

PHD ARA Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have an amateur radio license. Preference is given to residents of ARRL Midwest Division (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska) and to children of deceased radio amateurs.

Robert Brian Ellis Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must demonstrate outstanding achievement in business administration, computer science, economics, or mathematics and be enrolled as a junior.

GTE Foundation Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a woman with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be in an ABET-accredited engineering program, engineering at SWE-approved institution, or computer science in a CSAB-accredited program or at an ABET-accredited or SWE-approved institution.

Harry W. and Frances Hamilton Fund Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Johnetta Haley Scholarship

Award: $2,200, Deadline: January 1 (priority)

Applicant must be African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic-American, or Native American.

Kevin Black Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Julian E. Carnes Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA and be a resident of North or South Carolina.

Donald A. Norton Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Departmental Entrance Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: August 1; November 15

Applicant must be enrolled in the Inst for Cooperative Education.

Louise G. Hadler Memorial Scholarship

Award: $525, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. Selection is based upon academic merit, and financial need.

Ruth S. Widener - Honoring the Late Mrs. Ralph Widener Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: June 15

Applicant must be a lineal descendant of worthy Confederates or collateral descendant who is a member of the Children of the Confederacy or the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA, be enrolled in an accredited college or university and carry a minimum of 12 hours each semester. Applicant must be prepared to pass entrance examination of prospective college or university. Applicant must submit proof of Confederate Military Record, line of descent from Confederate ancestor, a letter of endorsement from sponsoring Chapter, a letter of recommendation, complete financial report, official transcripts, an essay on the significance of a southern heritage, and a wallet-size photo. Original and four copies of the application forms and five copies of all documents, certificates, and letters must be submitted to the Division Director of Education. All inquiries must include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

GFP Company-Named Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: February 3

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is pursuing or planning to pursue a doctoral degree under the guidance of an GRC-sponsored faculty member. Applicant must be performing research defined in an GRC-funded contract and be willing to provide a copy of his/her Ph.D. dissertation to the GRC.

Parks College of Saint Louis University/SAE Engineering & Technology Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 1

Selection is based upon academic achievement and financial need.

CIA Undergraduate Scholarship

Award: $18,000, Deadline: October 15

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen with a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1500, minimum SAT Writing score of 500, and financial need. Applicant must be age 18 by April 1 of application year.

Kaiser-Borsari Educational Foundation Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 5

Selection is based upon financial need.

Sentry Insurance Student Leadership Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must rank in the top 15% of class and demonstrate leadership skills.

Carlson Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduate of any secondary school in Coshocton, Guernsey, Muskingum, or Tuscarawas counties in Ohio. Application and essay required. Scholarship offered in exchange for a three-year commitment to teach math or science in a Coshocton County public school.

Fred and Fay Robertson Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Selection is based upon academic achievement and financial need. Preference given to math majors and second to botany, computer science, or journalism and mass communication majors.

Dean's Computer Science Freshman Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a freshman computer science major.

Virginia L. Johnson Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 1

Selection is based upon academic merit and financial need.

Dean's Computer Science Transfer Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a transfer student.

Vessa Notchev Fellowship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a woman and an SDE/GWIS member, who holds a degree from a recognized institution of higher learning, and is able to show documented evidence of outstanding ability and promise in research.

Schlumberger Electricity and Gas Annual Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

NCR Global Diversity Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: December 31

Selection is based upon standardized test scores, personal background, extracurricular and community activities, and work experience.

General Electric Foundation Forgivable Loan

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who has completed at least one year of graduate study and who intends to teach engineering or computer/information sciences.