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School of Computing Scholarships

The School of Computing (SoC) offers tuition waiver and merit-based scholarships (listed below) to pre- and full-computer science and computer engineering majors who are currently enrolled at the University of Utah. Awards are available for both full and part-time students for fall and spring semesters only. CS/CE scholarship applicants will also be eligible for scholarships awarded through the College of Engineering (CoE). Please review the list of available COE scholarships for more information. Note that some CoE scholarships require additional essays, but only one application is required for all SoC and CoE scholarships. The deadline for the 2015-16 scholarship application is February 15, 2015.

School of Computing Tuition Waivers

These awards are available to undergraduates majoring in Computer Science or Computer Engineering who are residents of the state of Utah. This award covers up to 18 credit hours of resident tuition for two semesters. To be eligible, students must take at least 12 credit hours per semester.

Shane Robison Scholarship

Donated by funds from Shane Robison (BS ’80, MS ’83). Provided to outstanding students in Computer Science.

Arianna M. LaLonde Scholarship for Women of Excellence in Computer Science

Donated by funds from John LaLonde (BS ’88). Provided to outstanding female students moving from the entering, pre-major year into the sophomore year in Computer Science. Each recipient receives $500 in each of the fall and spring semesters of the sophomore and junior years, for a total of $2,000 per student.

Undergrad Excellence Scholarship Program

Provided to outstanding female students entering the University of Utah and Computer Science.

Dave Hanscom Scholarship

Donated by funds from alumni and others provided to recognize Dave Hanscom’s accomplishments and carry on his legacy of support for School of Computing. The scholarship supports outstanding incoming computer science undergraduates.

The Howard and Joan de St. Germain Scholarship

The Howard and Joan de St. Germain scholarship was endowed by Joan de St. Germain in honor of her husband Howard James de St. Germain. Howard was a true computer scientist, from the time before computer science, or at least from when they called it math (or computational math). Howard worked at White Sands Missile Range for the Army’s Training and Doctrine command. There he worked on computer programs geared toward military simulation, analysis, and training. Howard also help found a computer game company: Innovative Design Software. IDSI created one of the world first computer pool games.

The Kiri L. Wagstaff AI/ML Scholarship

Donated by funds from Kiri Wagstaff. Student is selected by the Artificial Intelligence faculty in the School of Computing on the basis of GPA, a focus on AI or Machine Learning, and financial need.

School of Computing Faculty Scholarship

Donated by funds from School of Computing faculty. Provided to outstanding undergraduate student or students. Amounts generally range from $500 to $2,000 per award.

School of Computing Women’s Scholarship

Donated by funds from an anonymous donor. Provided to outstanding female undergraduate student or students. Amounts generally range from $500 to $1,000 per award.

First Security Scholarship

Donated by funds from the Eccles Family. Provided to outstanding undergraduate student, in the amount of $4,000.

Lee and Audrey Hollaar Undergraduate Scholarship

Alison and Paul Mayfield Undergraduate Scholarship

Kessler Family Scholarship


Interested in donating to or establishing a scholarship?

Please contact:
Chris Coleman
(801) 581-8580
coleman@cs.utah.edu