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Dr. Dennis DeVolder, Director
School of Computer Sciences
Stipes Hall 447 / 1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455-1390
(309) 298-1452
D-Devolder@wiu.edu

Freshman & Transfer Scholarships
School of Computer Sciences

School of Computer Sciences Freshman or Transfer Scholarship

CRITERIA

This scholarship is intended for freshman or transfer students wishing to enroll in the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, the Bachelor of Science in Network Technologies degree, or the Bachelor of Science in Information Systems in the School of Computer Sciences at Western Illinois University. Applicants must submit a letter of recommendation from a high school or college teacher. Students entering as a freshman must submit an official copy of their ACT or other standardized test scores. Transfer students entering as freshmen or sophomores must also submit an official copy of their ACT or other standardized test scores. An official transcript of credits must be mailed to Western Illinois University directly from each college or university attended. Students should have a demonstrated interest in one or more of the undergraduate programs in the School of Computer Sciences in response to questions on the application form. Preference may be given to transfer students.

REQUREMENTS

Minimum requirements for freshman are a score of 23 on the ACT or 1800 on the SAT. Transfer students must have an overall college GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Transfer students entering as freshman or sophomores must also have a score of 23 on the ACT or 1800 on the SAT. Students must be declared CS, NET, or IS majors, and registered for courses appropriate for that major in each semester in which this scholarship is received. The scholarship in NOT renewable

TERMS

This scholarship will be awarded initially in an amount of $1000.00, $500.00 of which will be applied to the student's university account in the first semester they attend, and the remaining $500.00 will be applied to the student's university account in the second semester they attend.

APPLICATIONS and DEADLINES

Download the application with Adobe Acrobat (pdf)

Download the application with Microsoft Word (docx)

Complete applications received by April 1 for entrance in the following fall semester, and by November 1 for entrance in the following spring semester, will receive full consideration. Late applications may be considered at the discretion of the School’s Honors and Awards Committee if there are scholarship funds available.

Women in Computing Scholarship

CRITERIA

This scholarship is intended for female freshman or transfer students wishing to enroll in the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, the Bachelor of Science in Network Technologies degree, or the Bachelor of Science in Information Systems in the School of Computer Sciences at Western Illinois University. Applicants must be female. They must submit a letter of recommendation from a high school or college teacher. Students entering as a freshman must submit an official copy of their ACT or other standardized test scores. Transfer students entering as freshmen or sophomores must also submit an official copy of their ACT or other standardized test scores. An official transcript of credits must be mailed to Western Illinois University directly from each college or university attended. Students should have a demonstrated interest in one or more of the undergraduate programs in the School of Computer Sciences in response to questions on the application form. Preference may be given to transfer students.

REQUREMENTS

Minimum requirements for freshman are a score of 23 on the ACT or 1800 on the SAT. Transfer students must have an overall college GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Transfer students entering as freshman or sophomores must also have a score of 23 on the ACT or 1800 on the SAT. Students must be declared CS, NET, or IS majors, and registered for courses appropriate for that major in each semester in which this scholarship is received. The scholarship in NOT renewable.

TERMS

This scholarship will be awarded initially in an amount of $1000.00, $500.00 of which will be applied to the student's university account in the first semester they attend, and the remaining $500.00 will be applied to the student's university account in the second semester they attend.

APPLICATIONS and DEADLINES

Download the application with Adobe Acrobat (pdf)

Download the application with Microsoft Word (docx)

Complete applications received by April 1 for entrance in the following fall semester, and by November 1 for entrance in the following spring semester, will receive full consideration. Late applications may be considered at the discretion of the School’s Honors and Awards Committee if there are scholarship funds available.

Network Technologies Freshman or Transfer Scholarship

CRITERIA

This scholarship is intended for freshman or transfer students wishing to enroll in the Bachelor of Science in Network Technologies degree at Western Illinois University. Applicants must submit a letter of recommendation from a high school or college teacher. Students entering as a freshman must submit an official copy of their ACT or other standardized test scores. Transfer students entering as freshmen or sophomores must also submit an official copy of their ACT or other standardized test scores. An official transcript of credits must be mailed to Western Illinois University directly from each college or university attended. Students should have a demonstrated interest in Network Technologies in response to questions on the application form. Preference may be given to transfer students.

REQUREMENTS

Minimum requirements for a freshman are a score of 23 on the ACT or 1800 on the SAT. Transfer students must have an overall college GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Transfer students entering as freshmen or sophomores must also have a score of 23 on the ACT or 1800 on the SAT. Students must be declared NET majors, and registered for courses appropriate for a NET major in each semester in which this scholarship is received. The scholarship in NOT renewable.

TERMS

This scholarship will be awarded initially in an amount of $1000.00, $500.00 of which will be applied to the student's university account in the first semester they attend, and the remaining $500.00 will be applied to the student's university account in the second semester they attend.

APPLICATIONS and DEADLINES

Download the application with Adobe Acrobat (pdf)

Download the application with Microsoft Word (docx)

Complete applications received by April 1 for entrance in the following fall semester, and by November 1 for entrance in the following spring semester, will receive full consideration. Late applications may be considered at the discretion of the School’s Honors and Awards Committee if there are scholarship funds available.