Scholarship of Distinction in Computing
Eligible majors to apply for the scholarship are Computer Information Systems (CIS), Computer Science (CS), and Information Technology (IT).
Computing Scholarship Levels:
Purple-up to $13,000/year
Gold-up to $11,000/year
Silver-up to $9,000/year
Note: You must be a citizen of the US to apply.
This scholarship requires you to upload a letter of reference from a non-family member. A one-page letter is adequate.
- The letter should come from someone that can speak to your academic background and potential.
- This letter may be from someone such as a high school teacher, high school counselor, college instructor or academic advisor.
- The letter should address the applicant’s academic background and potential for completing a computing degree at the University of North Alabama.
This scholarship application also requires you to submit a short video.
Scholarship video criteria:
- The video should be 3-4 minutes in length.
- Professional video equipment is not necessary to record your video. The video can be recorded with a smartphone, tablet, webcam, etc. The video will be judged on the quality of the content, not the quality of the video production.
- A URL link to the video will need to be submitted.
Your video should address the following questions/topics:
- Explain your background/experience with computers or technology.
- Share a couple of personal accomplishments that you are most proud of.
- What are your favorite school subjects? Explain why.
- What major/career would you like to pursue? Explain why.