ExCEL Computing Scholarships

  • Website Address
  • http://www.luc.edu/cs/financial/excelprogram/
  • Contact
  • Ronald Greenberg
  • Address
  • Loyola Computer Science Department
  • 820 N. Michigan Ave.
  • Chicago, IL 60645
  • Email Address
  • rig@cs.luc.edu
  • Application Deadline
  • February 1, 2017
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • $12,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • Anchored by a multi-year $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, the ExCEL program will provide scholarships and other services to academically talented students who are in need of financial support. This program will cultivate a community of scholars across all academic levels and a variety of computing-related degree programs.

    Scholarship awards are in the amount of at least $5,000 per year (subject to financial need). Graduate students will also receive 9 credits of tuition remission, valued at over $8,000.

    Eligibility:
    -Be citizens of the United States, nationals of the United States (as defined in section 101(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act), aliens admitted as refugees under section 207 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, or aliens lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence.
    -Be enrolled full-time in a degree program offered by the Department of Computer Science (including programs that are joint with other Arts and Sciences departments). Eligible degree programs are: BS in Bioinformatics, Communications Networks and Security, Computer Science, Computer Science and Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics, Information Technology, or Software Development (See Undergraduate Programs)
    -MS in Computer Science, Software Technology, or Information Technology
    -Demonstrate financial need
    -Incoming freshman must have a 3.2 high school GPA, 24 ACT Composite or 1100 combined SAT (Math and Verbal)
    -Incoming graduates must have a 3.0 GPA

    For more details and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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