Scholarships in Information Sciences And Systems

Paul and Ivy Beardslee Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student graduating from Bryan County High School who plans to major in information systems. Bryan County High School graduates who plan to major in accounting, computer science, economics, finance, information technology, logistics, management, or marketing may also be considered. Selection is based upon academic record, relevant extracurricular activities, and potential for success in the major.

Information Systems Faculty Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a freshman student with a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1200 (minimum composite ACT score of 27) who is majoring in pre-business or information systems. Selection is based upon academic record, relevant extracurricular activities, and potential for success.

IMA Memorial Education Fund Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 15

LITA/OCLC Minority Scholarship in Library and Information Technology

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen, an African-American, Alaskan Native, American Indian, Asian, Hispanic, or Pacific Islander, and must demonstrate commitment to a career in library automation.

Harold Lancour Scholarship for Foreign Study

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must demonstrate relevance of proposed foreign study to employer or school or field.

Underserved Students Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a full-time student pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in an eligible major at an accredited two- or four-year Historically Black College or University in the United States. Special consideration will be given to military enlisted candidates/military veterans.

Frank B. Sessa Scholarship for Continuing Education

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a Beta Phi Mu member.

Presidential Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 12

Applicant must have minimum ACT composite score of 24 or SAT combined score of 1100. Selection is based upon academic achievement, community service, extracurricular activities, and essay. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or have permanent residency status.

Foundation of Research & Education in Health Information Management Merit Scholarships

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 24 (spring); October 30 (fall)

Applicant must be attending a CAAHEP accredited school and submit transcripts and three letters of reference. Selection based on academic achievement.

O. S. Braunstein Student Prize Award

Award: $2,000, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at an accredited university/institution with a 2015 or later graduation date. An original research paper on a topic pertaining to the conference theme and topic(s) is required. The paper must be authored by a single student or co-authored with fellow students. Papers with faculty members as co-authors are ineligible. Recipient must present the winning paper at PTC's annual conference and allow the paper to be published on the PTC website and as part of the conference proceedings (CD/DVD).

Blanche E. Woolls Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be accepted in an American Library Association accredited program and have earned no more than 12 semester hours.

Doctoral Dissertation Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must have completed course work toward doctoral degree and must submit a resume and reference letters.

LITA/GEAC Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be entering an ALA-accredited program with an emphasis on library automation. Selection is based upon academic ability, leadership, prior experience, and demonstrated commitment to a career in automation and information technology. Economic need is considered when all other criteria are equal.

Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must have completed course work toward doctoral degree and must submit approved dissertation topic.

LITA/LSSI Minority Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. or Canada, be African-American, Asian or Pacific Islander, Native American, Alaskan Native, or Hispanic, and demonstrate commitment to a career in the library automation field.

Technology Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: February 15

LITA/Christian Larew Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: April 1

Selection is based upon academic excellence, leadership potential, prior experience, and commitment to career in library automation and information technology. Economic need is considered when other criteria are equal.

Dean's Scholarship in Information Systems

Award: -, Deadline: March 2

Applicant must have a minimum 3.6 GPA, demonstrate academic excellence and financial need. Open to both domestic and international students, minimum 550 TOEFL score for new international students only.

U.S. West Information Systems Scholarship

Award: $2,533, Deadline: October 1

Applicant must be an undergraduate with junior or senior class standing, including those transferring from the community college system. Applicant must have and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA and be enrolled in a minimum of nine credit hours each semester.

Warren Gulko Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be enrolled as a junior or senior with a major in operations management or information systems.

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.

College of Business, Information, and Social Sciences Dean's Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and a minimum SAT reading and math combined score of 1200 (composite ACT score of 26). Three recommendations and a 1,000-word essay describing the applicant's professional and personal long-range goals are required.

Hunkler Freshman Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 15

Selection is based upon academic excellence.

Russell Smith Adams Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Award: $400, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, be enrolled full-time, demonstrate financial need, and major in Accounting or Information Systems.

Library and Information Science Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: December 24

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen currently attending a post-secondary institution (undergraduate or graduate) with a major in library or information science. Minimum 3.0 GPA and essay required.

The New American Scholarship and Internship Program

Award: $3,000, Deadline: November 15

Applicant must be a Latino student enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university who is seeking a degree in business, engineering (all disciplines), computer science/computer engineering, information systems/decision sciences, mathematics/statistics/sciences. Applicant must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future. Selection based up on academic performance, essay responses, extra-curricular/interests/community service, demonstrated leadership, communication/interpersonal skills, and work experience. Program provides a combination of scholarship assistance and a possible structured, multi-year internship for Latino college students. The internships are designed to work with major corporations, and at the same time, provide students with a pathway to high-level careers in the private sector.