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Scholarships

Cotterman Outstanding Student Award

Each year, the Computer Information Systems Department honors the graduate student in the MS-CIS program with the most outstanding academic record. The award is named for William C. Cotterman, the first chairman of the CIS Department at Georgia State University. Winners receive a cash award, and their names are engraved on a plaque that hangs in the lobby of the CIS Department.

Rozelle Outstanding Programmer Award

Each year, the Computer Information Systems Department honors the undergraduate student in the CIS program with the most outstanding academic record in the programming courses. The award is named for James P. Rozelle, a former faculty member of the CIS Department at Georgia State University. Winners receive a cash award, and their names are engraved on a plaque that hangs in the lobby of the CIS Department.

Bergeron Women in Technology Leadership Scholarships

The Bergeron scholarship is awarded to undergraduate female students in the CIS or Computer Science program who have expressed or demonstrated high potential for leadership careers in technology. The scholarship-mentorship program provides for a tuition award and a one-on-one mentor relationship with a leader from the technology industry. The program is funded through a $1 million endowment made by Sandra and Doug Bergeron to the university’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business. Sandra Bergeron is a graduate of Georgia State University.

Information Systems Audit and Control Association Scholarship

The Atlanta Chapter of Information Systems Audit and Control Association sponsors the scholarship to a student enrolled at a University System of Georgia institution. The recipient must demonstrate high academic achievement and a commitment to pursuing a career in information technology.

Jeff and Sherry Hwang Scholarship

The Jeff and Sherry Hwang Scholarship provides scholarships to undergraduate or graduate students in good standing who are enrolled in The J. Mack Robinson College of Business. Preference will be given to students enrolled in the Department of Computer Information Systems who speak Mandarin and have an appreciation for Taiwanese culture.