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SCHOLARSHIPS

DEPT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

CLEARWATER ANALYTICS COMPUTER SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP
Requirements:
• Have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
• Will be a junior or senior for the 2014-2015 academic year.
• Is a Computer Science Major.

ERIC AND ELIZABETH SCHNEIDER COMPUTER SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP
Requirements:
• Have a minimum 3.5 GPA.
• Will be a sophomore, junior or senior for the 2014-2015 academic year.
• Is a Computer Science major.

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Other scholarships

Google Anita Borg Scholarship
Google Anita Borg Scholarship recipients will each receive a financial award for the academic year. A group of female undergraduate and graduate students will be chosen from the applicant pool, and scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate’s academic background and demonstrated leadership.
In addition, all scholarship recipients and finalists will be invited to attend a retreat at Google. We know how important a supportive peer network can be for a student’s success. The retreat will include workshops, speakers, panelists, breakout sessions and social activities scheduled over a couple of days.
You can apply for this scholarship at http://www.google.com/anitaborg/

Cards Against Humanity – Science Ambassador Scholarship

 

PayScale Women in STEM Scholarship

 

Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Scholarships

 

NCWIT Collegiate Award

 

National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Award for Aspirations in Computing
Calling all hackers, coders, and technical high school women and educators!  Applications for the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Award for Aspirations in Computing are now open to any U.S. high school woman with computing aspirations as well as high school educators.  Applicants must be a U.S. citizen enrolled in grades 9 through 12 for the 2015-16 academic year or educators at this level.  This multi-tiered competition honors young women who are active and interested in computing and technology, and those educators that encourage them to pursue their passions.  Apply at https://www.aspirations.org/

2015-16 marks the 4th year of the Idaho Affiliate Award.  Over the last 3 years, this award has recognized 32 girls from high schools all over Idaho offering $106,000 in scholarships to study computer science at Boise State.  Award winners and runners included students from the following high schools:

      • Bishop Kelly
      • Carey High
      • Centennial High
      • COMPASS Public Charter
      • Idaho Virtual Academy
      • Kimberly High
      • Madison Senior High
      • Melba High
      • Meridian High
      • Meridian Technical Charter
      • Mountain Home High
      • Mountain View High
      • Nampa Senior High
      • Parma High
      • Rocky Mountain High
      • Sandpoint High
      • Timberline High
      • as well as a home school

How To guides for each step of the student applications can be found below:

See https://www.aspirations.org/aspirations-community/idaho for more information or contact Lynn Olson (lynnolson1@boisestate.edu) with any questions.

 

Conference scholarships

Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) Scholarship Grants
Undergraduate, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows from around the world and faculty, at all levels are encouraged to apply this scholarship.
The GHC Scholarship Grants for students typically cover all expenses for attending the conference including conference registration, meals, lodging, and fixed amount of travel reimbursement funds. The GHC Scholarship for faculty covers conference registration only.
You can apply for this scholarship at http://anitaborg.org/awards-grants/ghc-scholarship-grants/

Tapia Conference Scholarship

The goal of the Tapia Conferences is to bring together undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, researchers, and professionals in computing from all backgrounds and ethnicities to:

  • Celebrate the diversity that exists in computing;
  • Connect with others with common backgrounds, ethnicities, disabilities, and gender so as to create communities that extend beyond the conference;
  • Obtain advice from and make contacts with computing leaders in academia and industry;
  • Be inspired by great presentations and conversations with leaders with common backgrounds.

http://www.tapiaconference.org/participate/scholarships/

 

Private Scholarships

Information on private scholarships can be found here