Laptop Computer Scholarship

Departments: Information Systems Categories: Information Systems
Amount One award of $700.
Availability Available
Eligibility Criteria

Available to information systems majors who will be of sophomore standing or enrolled in IS 240 at the time of the award who will use it to purchase a laptop computer that meets the College of Business computer recommendation.

Applicants must have financial need, with a current FAFSA on file with the Financial Aid office, and must not have received this scholarship previously. Additional criteria that will be considered include GPA, honors earned, work experience, extracurricular activities, leadership skills and personal character.

Application Procedure Applicants must submit a letter of application, a current unofficial transcript, current resume and a biographical essay (500-1,500 words) discussing honors received, work experience and extracurricular activities. Applicants should emphasize their leadership and character. All application materials are to be emailed to the IS Scholarship Committee chair at ISscholarships@uwec.edu.
Application Deadline First Friday in March.
Selection Procedure The IS Scholarship Committee will review the applications and select the recipients.
Selection Deadline Third Friday in March.
Notification The chair of the IS Scholarship Committee will notify the recipient.
Special Notes The award is assumed to be permanent, however recipients who leave the IS major before graduation must return the money to the scholarship fund. No on-campus computer maintenance is included - factory maintenance agreements apply.
Thank You A thank you note should be sent to the Laptop Scholarship Program, in care of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.