Upsilon Pi Epsilon Scholarship
Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or above. They must also be IEEE Computer Society members. Up to four scholarships are awarded each year. The purpose of the scholarship is to raise the importance of academic achievement in future computer professionals.
To apply, students must send a completed application along with academic transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, and a personal statement about their participation in extracurricular activities relevant to the computing discipline. Applicants will be judged according to academic record, extracurricular activities related to the discipline of computing, and the letters of recommendation.
Scholarships are awarded through The Executive Council of Upsilon Pi Epsilon who initiated the award with the IEEE Computer Society, the largest association of computer professionals. IEEE's mission is "to advance the theory, practice, and application of computer and information processing science and technology" and the "professional standing of its members." They were founded in 1946 and are headquartered in Washington, D.C.
Upsilon Pi Epsilon International Honor Society for the Computing and Information Disciplines is the first honor society dedicated to the discipline of the computing and information disciplines.
The deadline for this scholarship is usually in OCTOBER of each year, and the award amount is usually $1,000.
For more details, visit www.computer.org/web/students/upe