Scholarship information for CIS students

Students take notes while in class.

Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications are available in the CIS Department office and/or CIS website, and are usually due in mid-February for the following academic year.

Incoming freshman scholarship application form. (updates every year)
CIS scholarships application form. (updates every year)
Recent scholarship recipients. (updates every year)

For additional scholarship information, please contact CIS Scholarship Committee Chair, Dr. Bruce Mechtly. bruce.mechtly@washburn.edu

Incoming Freshman Scholarships

This scholarship is for incoming Freshman planning to major in Computer Information Sciences. It is awarded based on a student’s academic skills and potential. The student needs to be accepted at Washburn and apply for the scholarship on or before February 15 for the following academic year.

Terry & Judy Kimes Scholarship

The Terry & Judy Kimes Scholarship Fund was established through a gift from Terry & Judy Kimes. Awarded to freshmen or sophomores with a GPA of 3.0 or better intending to major in business or computer science. Preference is given to students from Shawnee County high schools.

Kaw Valley Scholarship

This Scholarship Fund was established through a gift from Kaw Valley Data Processing Management Association (DPMA). Award(s) from this fund shall be made to any qualified student(s) who is/are properly enrolled at Washburn University, majoring in the field of computer information sciences.

American Legion Scholarship

This Scholarship Fund was established through a gift from the American Legion Auxiliary Capitol Unit No. 1. Awarded to any qualified student(s) who is/are enrolled in the business or computer science programs with preference given to those students who are veterans or dependents of veterans who have served in the military.

AT&T Computer Information Sciences Scholarship

Established for the benefit of full-time undergraduate students majoring in CIS. Preference given to first-generation students and students from diverse background.

Walter I. & Teresa T. Cole Endowed Scholarship

This Scholarship Fund was established through a gift from Walter and Teresa Cole. Awarded to any full-time undergraduate student(s) who is/are properly enrolled for academic study.

Professor Rick & Betty Barker Freshman Computing Scholarship

Established for incoming freshmen intending to study computing at Washburn.

Nan Sun & Baili Zhang Excellence in Computing Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established by Nan Sun and Baili Zhang for the benefit of students majoring in Computer Information Sciences, at any level of undergraduate study.

Phillip & Jeryl Hauptman Scholarship for Diversity in Computer Information Sciences

Established by Phillip & Jeryl Hauptman for the benefit of students from diverse backgrounds who are studying computer science, at any level of their undergraduate education.

CIS Scholarship Fund

This account is reserved for contributions from alumni, etc., throughout the year.

GET IN TOUCH WITH Department of Computer Information Sciences

Department of Computer Information Sciences
Stoffer, Room 304
1700 SW College Ave.
Topeka, KS 66621

Phone & Email
Phone: 785.670.1739
cis@washburn.edu

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