Scholarships for Computer Science Students

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UNO Scholarship for Women in Computer Science

This scholarship was founded by BSCS alumni Sabrina D. Farmer in 1995 who currently works as a Senior Engineering Manager for Google. This scholarship is awarded twice a year and may be received twice by a single recipient.

An applicant must:

  • be a female registered full-time at the University of New Orleans
  • be enrolled with a major or minor in the department of Computer Science
  • be enrolled in or completed CS2125
  • exhibit dedication to the field of Computer Science

Award will consist of:

  • up to $3000 per semester for tuition and books.
  • up to 1 year mentoring from founder Sabrina Farmer, Engineering Manager Google (optional)

 First-Gen Scholars at UNO

The First-Gen Scholars Program targets first-generation college students (i.e. neither parent graduated from college), and utilizes the Students4HIGHER approach of scholarship, mentorship and internship, to help students earn their chosen bachelor degree in 4 years.

An applicant must:

  • Graduate from a Louisiana high-school in immediately preceding year
  • Be a recipient of Louisiana’s Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (“TOPS”) Opportunity Award
  • Be enrolled as a full-time/first-time freshman
  • Have a semester course-load of 15 credit hours or more (including accepted transfer credits from high-school)

Award will consist of:

  • $500 at the beginning of each semester, if in good standing
  • $500 at the end of each semester, if in compliance with above REQUIREMENTS TO REMAIN IN THE PROGRAM
  • Mentoring from experienced industry partners