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Education is one of the best investments you can make. The Department of Computer Science, the College of Natural Sciences, and CSU all offer a wide range of scholarships, fellowships, and awards to help you finance your education. Unlike student loans, these honors do not have to be repaid. Below are helpful resources for your scholarship search as well as a list of our computer science scholarships and fellowships.

THOMAS J. HEIDENFELDER SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarships up to full in-state tuition, awarded each year to CS majors who have high academic achievement and demonstrated service to the field. US citizenship and Colorado or Illinois residency required.

PATRICIA R. MOHILNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Between $300 and $1000 per year, awarded to the undergraduate CS major with the best academic record. US citizenship or permanent residence required. Awarded to a junior for the senior year. Chosen by a faculty committee. No application necessary.

JAMES SITES AND ELAINE REGELSON UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP

Dr. James Sites and Elaine Regelson established this scholarship to support outstanding undergraduates majoring in Physics and/or Computer Science who actively pursue research under the guidance of a Colorado State University faculty member. Up to three scholarships of approximately $1,250 each may be awarded during each academic year.

FRANCES E. ALLEN SCHOLARSHIP IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

Established by an anonymous donor in honor of Michelle Mills Strout in the Computer Science Department. The scholarship is named for Frances Allen, the first woman to receive the Turing Award.

STEVEN BOYD, JR. SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was created by alumnus Steven Boyd, Jr. to support underrepresented students in the Department of Computer Science.

P. R. MUKHERJEE AWARD IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

CSU Professors Indrakshi and Indrajit Ray established this award as a tribute to Indrakshi’s father, Mr. P.R. Mukherjee, and his love of science. This scholarship honors one graduate student for their achievement in research during the previous year.

LYNN AND BILL CRANE SCHOLARSHIP IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

Established by Lynn and Bill Crane, this scholarship benefits undergraduate students majoring in Computer Science.

COMPUTER SCIENCE INCLUSION AND EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP

Created to promote inclusion and excellence in the department by recruiting and retaining stellar underrepresented students in computer science.

GRIT SCHOLARSHIP IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

This scholarship was established by Dale and Lou Grit to encourage students to pursue Computer Science as a major.

HARMONIOUS SOFTWARE SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established by CSU alumnus Fred Pittroff and his wife Rosemary to support undergraduates in Computer Science pursuing a concentration in computing education or human-centered computing.

EVOLUTIONARY COMPUTATION AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP

Established by the Computer Science Department to provide support to graduate students enrolled in the department.

COMPUTER SCIENCE GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP

Established by the Computer Science Department to provide support to graduate students enrolled in the department.

ROBERT B. FRANCE FELLOWSHIP IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

This fund was established by gifts given in memory of Professor Robert France, a CNS professor laureate and beloved member of the Computer Science Department. This fellowship supports Computer Science graduate students engaging in research.

ANITA READ GRADUATE AWARD

The Anita Read Graduate Award is given annually to a graduate student in Computer Science with demonstrated dedication to education and excellence in teaching. The recipient is selected by the department faculty.

WIM BOHM AND PARTNERS PH.D. AWARD

This award was established by Department of Computer Science Professor Anton Willem Bohm and his former graduate students. The goal of this fund is to support computer science Ph.D. students in their final year of study, so that they can fully concentrate on their research.

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