Scholarships & Awards

Scholarships & Awards

Thanks to the generosity of alumni and friends each year the department is able to award scholarships our hardworking and talented students.

Current students may also apply for scholarships available to undergraduate full-time students enrolled in the Swenson College of Science and Engineering by visiting the
Swenson College of Science and Engineering scholarship web page.

Scholarships offered by organizations outside of the University of Minnesota Duluth are also available.

In the spring semester, current UMD computer science students are notified via email about applying for scholarships for the upcoming academic year. Additional information for eligibility and the application form are included below:

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for an academic scholarship, you must:

  1. Be a currently enrolled Computer Science major
  2. Have completed 60 credits before applying
  3. Have completed CS 2511 before applying
  4. Be enrolled full-time (minimum 12 credits) at UMD during 2022-2023

Important Dates

Here are deadlines for the current round of awards:

Tuesday, February 1, 2022: Application available

Friday, March 11, 2022: Application submission deadline

Friday, April 15, 2022: Award decisions

Application Form

The link below will open the application form in a new window.

Application Details

Application Information Use

All information on the application form is private. The information requested will be used for identification and to determine scholarship consideration. By submitting the form,

  1. You certify that the information provided on the application is, to the best of your knowledge, accurate and true,
  2. You certify that all required documentation is provided,
  3. You authorize the release of application information to internal and external selection committee members as may be required to determine your eligibility for a scholarship, and
  4. You digitally sign, date, and agree to the statements above.

How Application Criteria Are Used

For some scholarships that are funded by private donation, preference is given to students who have special interests or backgrounds. The information requested for these purposes is voluntary and will be used by the Awards Committee for the sole purpose of evaluating applicants of these specific awards and scholarships.

How Application Criteria Are Used

For some scholarships that are funded by private donation, preference is given to students who have special interests or backgrounds. The information requested for these purposes is voluntary and will be used by the Awards Committee for the sole purpose of evaluating applicants of these specific awards and scholarships.

Application Accessibility

The application form is available in alternative formats upon request. Please contact Lori Lucia in the Computer Science Department or call 218-726-7678.

Disbursement

You must be enrolled full-time (minimum of 12 credits) during the semester you receive your scholarship. All scholarships are disbursed in equal amounts during fall and spring semesters (with exception of summer scholarships).

Affect on Financial Aid

University scholarship awards disburse in accordance with the University's financial aid award policy. Consistent with University policy, the total annual aid amount awarded to a student, including all scholarships and grants, cannot exceed cost of attendance at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Please contact One Stop Student Services or call 218-726-8000 for more information.

Students can view a list of outside scholarships by visiting the one stop scholarship pageQuestions regarding these scholarships should be directed to the organization offering the scholarship. Students should verify the legitimacy of scholarships prior to applying.