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Entering Freshmen

Entering freshmen admitted for the fall are automatically considered for some University-wide scholarships regardless of the academic program to which they have been admitted. Visit the Purdue Undergraduate Admissions' Costs, Financial Aid, and Scholarships page at http://www.admissions.purdue.edu/costsandfinaid/index.php for more information.

Additionally, Purdue colleges, schools, and academic programs award scholarships to qualified students who are admitted to their programs. Visit the Purdue College of Science Scholarships for Beginning Undergraduate Students page at http://www.science.purdue.edu/Current_Students/scholarships/index.html for more information.

Admission to Purdue University College of Science and the completion of the College of Science Merit Scholarship Application is all that is necessary to be considered for our college or departmental merit scholarships.

National Center for Woment & Information Technology Award for Aspirations in Computing

Students who have received the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC) are eligible for a $500 scholarship from the Department of Computer Science at Purdue; the department will award up to 2 scholarships.  Recipients must have won the AiC award in the year prior to their enrollment at Purdue. 

In order to apply to this scholarship, please provide documentation of your award to Sally Luzader (luzaders@purdue.edu)


Continuing CS Students

Scholarship applications for the 2020 - 21 academic year will be accepted from current students majoring in Computer Science/Data Science at Purdue University with a 3.0 or higher GPA. To be considered for these merit scholarships students must complete the 2020-21 Purdue CS Scholarship Application and submit a current resume. 

Scholarships will be awarded at the Computer Science Awards Banquet, April 20, 2020.

Application accepted starting November 11, 2019.  Application deadline is January 21, 2020.

For more information about scholarships, please contact:

Scholarship Liaison
Purdue University
305 N. University Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2107
Phone: (765) 494-6180
Fax: (765) 496-1640

Other Scholarships 

Other Scholarships
Name Of Scholarship Website Amount


Fastweb Scholarship Resource https://www.fastweb.com/
Scholarships.com https://www.scholarships.com/
BestColleges.com https://www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/computer-science-scholarships/
National Science Foundation https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5257&org=NSF 3/27/19
Thomas L. Dickson Annual Scholarship https://www.dicksonlegal.com/scholarship/ $1,000 5/20/19
The Ankin Law Office Annual College Scholarship

https://ankinlaw.com/academic- scholarship/

$2,500 7/15/19
Law Office of Matthew L Sharp Annual Scholarship https://mattsharplaw.com/academic-scholarship/ $1,000 7/15/19
Keller Law Offices Scholarship for Higher Education https://kellerlawoffices.com/academic-scholarship/ $1,000 7/15/19
Strom & Associates Annual Scholarship https://stromlawyers.com/academic-scholarship/ $1,500 7/15/19
Mainor Wirth Injury Lawyers Scholarship https://mainorwirth.com/academic-scholarship/ $1,000 7/15/19
Steinberg, Goodman & Kalish Scholarship https://www.sgklawyers.com/academic-scholarship/ $1,000


Vogelzang Law Scholarship https://vogelzanglaw.com/academic-scholarship/ $1,000


Cogan & Power Law Offices Academic Scholarship https://coganpower.com/academic-scholarship/ $2,000 7/15/19
Martinovich Law Offices Academic Scholarship https://libertyvillepersonalinjurylawyer.com/academic-scholarship/ $1,000 7/15/19
The Annual Scholarship of Matthew L Sharp Law Offices https://mattsharplaw.com/academic-scholarship/ $1,000 7/15/19
Social Steeze Scholarship https://www.socialsteeze.net/socialsteeze-scholarship $1,000 8/31/19

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Last Updated: Nov 11, 2019 4:51 PM

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