Scholarship applications are available in the CIS Department office and are usually due in mid-February for the following academic year. Below is a brief description of the various scholarships. See recent scholarship recipients here.
Incoming Freshman Scholarships
The Department has a scholarship available for 1 or 2 qualified incoming Freshman planning to major in Computer Information Sciences. The competitive scholarship(s) are awarded based on a students academic skills and potential. The student needs to be accepted at Washburn and apply for the scholarship on or before Feb 15 for the following academic year.
For the incoming freshman scholarship application form, click here. If you have questions, please contact:Rick Barker
Scholarships for Digital Forensics Majors
Scholarships are available for new students enrolling in the BA in CIS with Concentration in Digital Forensics. Please contact the Department Chair if you are interested (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Terry & Judy Kimes
The Terry & Judy Kimes Scholarship Fund was established through a gift from Terry & Judy Kimes. Awarded to freshmen or sophomores with a GPA of 3.0 or better intending to major in business or computer science. Preference is given to students from Shawnee County high schools.
This Scholarship Fund was established through a gift from Kaw Valley Data Processing Management Association (DPMA). Award(s) from this fund shall be made to any qualified student(s) who is/are properly enrolled at Washburn University, majoring in the field of computer information sciences.
This Scholarship Fund was established through a gift from the American Legion Auxiliary Capitol Unit No. 1. Awarded to any qualified student(s) who is/are enrolled in the business or computer science programs with preference given to those students who are veterans or dependents of veterans who have served in the military.
Walter I. & Teresa T. Cole Endowed Scholarship
This Scholarship Fund was established through a gift from Walter and Teresa Cole. Awarded to any full-time undergraduate student(s) who is/are properly enrolled for academic study.
CIS Scholarship Fund
This account is reserved for contributions from alumni, etc., throughout the year.