Scholarships

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Academic Scholarships are generally awarded for academic achievement, special abilities as indicated by the applicant's past record (high school and/or college), ACT or SAT scores, participation in extracurricular activities, and other criteria as defined by the specific scholarship programs. The following scholarships all require the student to be a Computer science major. In addition, scholarship students participate in departmental activities, including becoming a member of the local chapter of the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) and attending their regular meetings.



Richard Gaines Russell Memorial Scholarship

($3,500/year)
Deadline(s): March 1
Computer science majors; 3.5 GPA; applicants should apply in last semester of junior year. Please print and complete this application, then return to Wichita Falls Community Foundation (address on the application form).




Tom C. White Graduate Scholarship

($1,000-$2,000/year)
Deadline(s): March 1, November 15
Must remain in good academic standing and show satisfactory progress towards a computer science graduate degree. This requires a student to be enrolled in at least 6 graduate hours per semester. To apply for the Tom C. White Scholarship, please print and fill out this application, then return to Dr. Stringfellow.




Colleen and Richard Simpson Computer Science Scholarship

Deadline(s): March 1
Computer science majors; 3.0 GPA, 3.25 CMPS gpa; preference given to women, U.S. citizens, and students with financial hardship.




Orion A. Daniel Computer Science Scholarship

(approx $500/semester)
Deadline(s): March 1, November 15
Computer science majors; 3.0 overall GPA; 3.0 CMPS GPA; must be enrolled in a CMPS course and be a member of ACM.




David and Gail White Scholarship

(approx $500/semester)
Deadline(s): March 1, November 15
Computer science majors; 3.0 overall GPA; 3.0 CMPS GPA; must be enrolled in a CMPS course and be a member of ACM; preference given to juniors and seniors and US residents.




Richard Gaines Russell Memorial Scholarship

($2000/year)
Deadline(s): March 1, November 15
Math and Computer Science majors; in good academic standing, juniors or exceptional sophomores. No applications for this; recipient is selected by scholarship committee.




Halverson Excellence Fund Computer Science Scholarship

Currently taking donations over on the Touchnet Fund Page. More details coming soon.


For applications, click on the links below.
New students, incoming freshmen, and transfer students please print and fill out this application.
Returning Computer Science majors, please print and fill out this application.
All applicants, please fill out the relationship supplement form, then turn in all forms to Dr. Eduardo Colmenares.

For questions or comments, please contact Dr. Eduardo Colmenares for further information at 940-397-4183 or eduardo.colmenares@msutexas.edu.