Every year the Computer and Information Sciences (COIS) Awards Committee has the pleasure of selecting the John P. Russo and William J. Knight Scholarship recipients. COIS faculty congratulate the scholarship recipients and applaud their achievements.
- Purpose: The John P. Russo Fund for Academic Excellence and William J. Knight Scholarship have been established to provide financial support to current undergraduate (B.S. in Computer Science and B.S. in Informatics face-to-face) and graduate (M.S. in AMCS with Computer Science and Data Science focus areas) students majoring in Computer and Information Sciences (COIS) at IU South Bend. The basis for these awards is demonstrated potential for academic excellence in COIS. The awardees will be selected annually by the COIS Awards Committee.
- To learn more about Emeritus Prof. Russo visit his profile page
- To learn more about Emeritus Prof. Knight visit his profile page
- To donate to the scholarships visit the Give Now page
- Who can Apply: Current Undergraduate and Graduate Students
- Deadline: usually March. See the scholarship website linked below.
- Scholarship Amount: Varies (typically $500 to $3,000)
- Application and detailed requirements:Apply at One.iu.edu (Old application for reference : 2018-19 Application)
- List of Past Scholarship Winners
- Awards Ceremony: Awards are typically presented at the CLAS Honors Night during the academic year when the award funds are disbursed, which is held on the Thursday evening before graduation. In addition to the Award Certificate is typically provided by the Department and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the scholarship recipients typically receive a cash award between $500 to $3,000.
Please visit Informatics Scholarship Page
Students in CS and Informatics can apply for the following scholarships Apply
The Lynn R. Williams Dean's Scholarships in Natural Sciences
The Gerkin Scholarship
Who can apply: Undergraduate students with strong academic record.
The Bender Scholars Program
Who can apply:Distinguished multidisciplinary undergraduate student with strong academic record.
The J. Wesley and Roberta Robbins Scholarship
Who can apply:Preference will be given to undergraduate students who exhibit an interest in the interaction of science and religion.
For more information about the above CLAS scholarships visit
Indiana University South Bend
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Phone: (574) 520-5521
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