Scholarships for CS Students

Thelma Clifton Memorial Scholarship

Mr. Mitch Clifton, retired assistant professor of computer science at UWG, graciously donated funds to establish this endowed scholarship as a memorial to his mother, Thelma Clifton, and her great interest in education and learning.

The scholarship will award $500 to a currently enrolled sophomore or junior at UWG majoring in Computer Science (declaration must be on file with the Department).  In addition, the student must be in good academic standing, have an overall GPA of 3.2 or higher, and intend to complete a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science.  The scholarship will be awarded at the end of the Spring semester each academic year.

To apply for the Thelma Clifton Memorial Scholarship, students meeting the eligibility requirements should submit an application letter and two letters of reference to the Department of Computer Science (see contact information for mailing address and office location). Applications may be sent either via surface mail or dropped off at the Department office. Application deadline is March 26, 2014.

H. Olin Jordan Memorial Scholarship

Mrs. Helen Fillingim has graciously donated funds to establish this scholarship in honor of her father, Mr. H. Olin Jordan. Mr Jordan was a well known resident of Carrollton and a great friend to the entire community. This endowed scholarship fund will serve as a lasting tribute to Mr. Jordan and help many deserving students.

The scholarship will award $600 to a junior or senior at UWG majoring in Computer Science (declaration must be on file with the Department) demonstrating a financial need. In addition, the student must have attained 22 credit hours in CS courses and have a minimum GPA in all CS courses of 3.0 and a minimum overall GPA of 3.0. The scholarship will be awarded at the end of the Spring semester each academic year.

To apply for the H. Olin Jordan Memorial Scholarship, students meeting the eligibility requirements should submit an application letter and two letters of reference to the Department of Computer Science (see contact information for mailing address and office location). Applications may be sent either via surface mail or dropped off at the Department office. Application deadline is March 26, 2014.

Shirley Caffee Boykin Scholarship

The Shirley Caffee Boykin Scholarship awards $400 to an outstanding student majoring in science or mathematics.

This scholarship is administered by the Office of the Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics.  To apply for the scholarship, follow the instructions on the application formApplication deadline is April 4, 2014.

AES Engineering Scholarship

AES Engineers is pleased to be able to continue providing scholarships to college students regardless of courses being studied who meet certain criteria.

The scholarship will award $500 to future learders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to all students attending a post secondary educational facility. You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

To apply for the AES Engineers Scholarship, students must submit an essay of no more than 1000 words in answer to one of the two questions that are posted on their web site.