Paul D. Salmon Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate computer science majors. The fund was established to support majors and students from under-served populations. This scholarship is awarded in the Spring term. Students must be continuing in the UW-Madison undergraduates in the CS program next year (not graduating or transferring in this current semester). The definition from the National Science Foundation for underrepresented students in computer science is:

Underrepresented groups include women, persons with disabilities, Black and African American, Hispanic, American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander.

Supplemental Questions
  1. (CS) I understand this scholarship opportunity is for Computer Sciences majors who come from under-represented groups in computer science including women, persons with disabilities, students who identify as Black and African American, Hispanic, American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander.
  2. What is your expected graduation date? (Month/Year)
  3. Please upload a document describing your passion for computer sciences. You may refer to your background, career goals or computer science-related activities, or anything else to convey your interest in computer science. Please limit yourself to 500 words.
  4. (CJS) Please upload your most up-to-date unofficial transcript (with completed most recent reported grades). For instructions on how to do this, go to: Request unofficial transcript.
  5. (CS) Please upload a recent resume or C.V. here.
  6. (CS) Is there any other information the Scholarships Committee should know about you pertaining to the review and assessment of your application? This is your opportunity to tell us about any extenuating circumstances (financial or otherwise), challenges, identity and/or family experiences and history, exceptional talents or accomplishments, or other factors that are not contained in other areas of the application that may impact its review. The department of Computer Science values diversity of all kinds and we welcome you to share information about communities with which you identify. Please be specific when presenting the additional information while honoring your need for privacy and discretion.
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