Travelers Information Systems Scholarship

Departments: Information Systems Categories: Diversity | Extracurricular Activities | Information Systems
Amount One award of $2,500.
Availability Available
Eligibility Criteria

Awarded to a full-time information systems student who has been admitted to the College of Business when applying and receiving the award. Recipients must be US citizens or have official authorization to study in the United States, have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2, have completed at least 60 credits by the end of the receiving semester, and be returning as a full-time IS major the following semester.

Special consideration shall be given to female students or those from multicultural backgrounds. Other considerations include past academic record, work experience, extra-curricular activities, and future plans.

Financial need is not a factor.

Application Procedure Submit letter of application, a current unofficial transcript, current resume and a biographical essay (500-1500 words) discussing honors received, work experience and extracurricular activities, with emphasis on leadership and character. Except for the transcript, the application materials may be shared with the Traveler's Company. Email application to IS Scholarship Committee chair at ISscholarships@uwec.edu.
Application Deadline First Friday in March.
Selection Procedure The IS Scholarship Committee will make the selection.
Selection Deadline Third Friday in March.
Notification Official notification will be sent to recipients by the IS Scholarship Committee chair, who will also submit a scholarship award form to the Financial Aid office.
Thank You Scholarship recipients are expected to write a thank you letter to Travelers Companies Inc. and forward to the UW- Eau Claire Foundation.