School of Computer Science Academic Awards

The scholarships below are all specific to Computing students. For more scholarships you may be eligible for (i.e. CEPS scholarships) please visit the Undergraduate Award Search.

Ada Lovelace Scholarship in Computer Science

One award of $1,000. Awarded to a Female student entering any program offered by the School of Computer Science with a minimum 80% admission average and demonstrated financial need.

Adknown Scholarship

Two awards of $2,500. Awarded to students registered in the Computer Science or Software Engineering majors offered by the School of Computer Science who have completed between 12.0 and 15.0 credits, have a minimum 70% cumulative average, and who have demonstrated leadership, innovation and/or volunteerism, either on or off campus.

Mieso Denko Memorial Scholarship

One award of $1,000. Awarded to a student entering the Bachelor of Computing Program with the highest admission average.

CEPS Computer Science ACCESS Scholarships

One award of $1,000. Awarded to students registered in an honours program offered by the College of Engineering & Physical Sciences who have completed 4.0 credits, with demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to students in the BCOMP program. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award . OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).

Jay Majithia Scholarship

Two awards of $1,000. Computer and Information Science students with demonstrated financial need who have a minimum cumulative program average of 70%. Preference will be given to eligible students who are applying for, or participating in, departmental research, including a special project or an independent study option. Additionally, students must meet the government-mandated terms for receipt of an OSOTF award (see General Statements on Awards).

Sandbox Software Solutions Scholarship in Computing Sciences

One award worth $1,000. The scholarship will be awarded to the eligible student with the highest cumulative average. Preference will be given to female students. Application is not required. Full time students registered in the Bachelor of Computing degree program who have completed at least 10.0 credits with a minimum cumulative average of 70%.

Dr. Mary McLeish Scholarship

Two awards worth $500. These scholarships are awarded to the student with the highest average in year 1 core courses in each of the two majors. Normally, one award will be made to a student in each major. If no qualified applicant is found in each major, both awards may be given within the same major. Application is not required.

Students registered in the Bachelor of Computing program who have completed from 5.0 to 7.5 credits including the core CIS courses required for year 1 with a minimum 80% cumulative average.

CS:      1500, 1200 (calc), 1910, 2500
SENG: 1250, 1500, 1910, 2250, 2500

Dr. Ted Swart Scholarship

Two awards worth $500. These scholarships are awarded to the student with the highest average in Year 2 Computing and Information Science core courses in each of the two majors. Normally one award will be made to a student in each major. If no qualified applicant is found in each major, both awards may be given within the same major. Application is not required.

Students registered in the Bachelor of Computing degree program who have completed from 9.75 to 12.75 credits including the core CIS courses required for year 2 with a minimum 80% cumulative average.

CS:       2030, 2430, 2520, 2910, 2750, 3110, 3490
SENG: 2030, 2430, 2520, 3250, 2750, 3110

Dr. James Linders Scholarship

Two awards worth $500. Awarded to the students with the highest average in year 3 core CIS courses in each of the two majors. Normally, one award will be made to a student in each major. If no qualified applicant is found in each major, both awards may be given within the same major. Application is not required.

Students registered in the Bachelor of Computing degree program who have completed from 14.75 to 17.75 credits including the core CIS courses required for year 3 with a minimum 80% cumulative average.

CS:        3150, 3750, (2460 or stat 2040), 3760
SENG:  3260, 3750, (2460 or stat 2040), 3760

Dr. Charles Capstick Graduation Prize

One award worth $500 and one award worth $300. Awarded to the students who have achieved the highest and second highest cumulative averages at graduation. Application is not required. Students graduating from any program offered by the School of Computer Science in the June or the previous February or October Convocations.