The following is a listing of scholarship opportunities we are aware of that are available for students majoring in computer science. Some are for incoming undergraduates, some are for current students to fund their undergraduate education, and some are for graduate school.
- The SMART scholar program: covers tution and other fees, provides a $500 book allowance per semester, and pays $2000/month for expenses such as room and board. For each year of funding, the participant agrees to work for the Department of Defense for one year. For more information, see this PowerPoint presentation.
- Department of Homeland Security Scholarships: open to undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens, and includes full tuition along with a monthly stipend. Application deadline is January 5, 2010. More information is available at http://www.orau.gov/dhseducationprograms.
- The Association for Women in Computing Scholarship Fund for Women in Computing. This scholarship is available to women students (full or part-time) pursuing a career in a computer or technology-related field. More information can be found at http://www.awc-aa.org/scholarship.aspx.
- Goldwater scholarships: Sophomores and Juniors are eligible; nominations are made by the Division of Natural and Applied Sciences. This scholarship covers tuition and fees, room and board, and provides a $7,500 stipend during the student's remaining years as an undergraduate. Internal deadline for applications is generally the end of November.
Graduate school opportunities
- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program: open to current seniors, provides tuition for graduate school as well as a $30,000 stipend per year. Students interested in assistance in applying for this program should contact Professor Steve Remillard (firstname.lastname@example.org).