Scholarships

With the generous support of several organizations, the Department is able to award 6-10 scholarships per year, usually ranging in value from $1,000 to $2,500. Applications are normally due in late spring, with awards given at the start of the following fall semester. To be eligible for departmental scholarships, students must be a declared Computer Science, Informatics, or Computer Science and Engineering major at The University of Iowa. Previous scholarship recipients are eligible to apply.

Computer Science

Arthur Collins Scholarship (Rockwell Collins)

Two awards of $2,000:     

  • Awarded on the basis of scholarship, leadership, and personal integrity
  • Awarded on the basis of academic achievement
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Open to an internship or co-op opportunity with Rockwell Collins
  • Preference will be given to Iowa residents and students of diversity
  • Undergraduate (at least sophomore level by Fall 2017) or graduate standing

John Deere Scholarship

One award of $2,000:

  • Awarded on the basis of academic achievement
  • Graduate or undergraduate standing
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Must be work eligible in the US on a full-time, permanent basis
  • Can be awarded only once

Frank A. Park Scholarship

One award of $2,000:

  • Awarded on the basis of academic achievement
  • Graduate or undergraduate standing
  • Preference will be given to students from Woodbury County, Iowa or Rock Island County, Illinois; then to students from Iowa.

David Spang Award

David Spang had a talent and love for the field of computer science and worked on top-secret code for naval operations until his untimely death at the age of 24 in January 2004. David was always willing to volunteer his time and was admired for his generous spirit. David was surrounded by a loving family, a brotherhood of fraternity members, many associated on the job, and friends too numerous to count. He is dearly remembered for his compassionate heart, his special talent as a good listener, and his loving devotion to family and friends.

One award of $1,000:

  • Awarded on the basis of academic achievement
  • Undergraduate standing
  • Well-rounded student

Gerard P. Weeg Scholarship

One award of $2,000:

  • Awarded on the basis of academic achievement
  • Graduate or undergraduate standing

 

Other scholarships and fellowships

2016-17 Scholarship Winners

  • Arthur A. Collins Scholarship – Jesse Erger
  • Arthur A. Collins Scholarship – Chelsea Fagen
  • Arthur A. Collins Scholarship – Anna Seydel
  • John Deere Scholarship – Nikki Boomgarden
  • John Deere Scholarship – Hogan Burke
  • John Deere Scholarship – Daniel Dao
  • Frank A. Park Scholarship – Tom Werner
  • Gerard Weeg Scholarship – Xiaoye Li
  • Gerard Weeg Scholarship – Shannon Mulligan
  • Gerard Weeg Scholarship – Ryan Wedoff
  • David Spang Award – Mengqi Lin