Bachelor of Computer Science

Entrance Scholarship

Value: $5000 with multiple awards each year
Program: Bachelor of Computer Science in the Faculty of Computer Science
Eligibility: Entrance directly from high school

Information technology is transforming modern business, accelerating discovery in science, revolutionizing medicine, and expanding the reach of social enterprises. The capacity to design and build great software is a key component in a computer science degree. This first-year entrance scholarship is a way for us to recognize students who have already begun to develop their passion for technology and computer science skills.

Examples for demonstrating this passion might include:

  • Development of your own software projects
  • Contributions to software projects
  • Participation in Hackathons
  • Blogging on various topics in computer science and/or the ICT industry
  • Teaching others how to code or use computers
  • Participation in mathematics and programming competitions
  • Attendance at conferences, symposiums, and/or user groupstechnology
  • Participation in technology-focused events

We expect that winners of this scholarship may be interested in pursuing our accelerated CS1/CS2 course, pursuing summer research internships in our labs focused on Games and Graphics, Mobile Applications, Networks and Security, Big Data Analytics and Machine Learning, and/or exploring start-up activities in our technology innovation sandbox, ShiftKey Labs.

How to apply:

Applications for fall 2023 are now open!

To apply for the Bachelor of Computer Science Entrance Scholarship, please complete this form

Applications close on March 1st, 2023.