Scholarship, Fellowship and Grant Opportunities

Scholarship, Fellowship and Grant Opportunities

Our scholarships provide students with opportunities to assist with paying college expenses after they become GC students. Fellowships provide students with a paid internship during the summer followed by scholarship funds the next school year. Grant opportunities provide funding for students to attend activities that they many not otherwise be able to do.

Requirements: 

  • Status: Rising sophomore, junior, or senior
  • Management Information Systems or Computer Science majors (declared)
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • Full-time enrollment for both semesters of the academic year

 

The Harry Glover Scholarship was created to honor Dr. Harry Glover, a former faculty member and department chair. This scholarship is awarded to individuals who have showed a progressive improvement in GPA.

Requirements:

  • Status: Rising senior
  • Major: Management Information Systems or Computer Science majors (declared)
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • Essay required of finalists 
  • Full-time enrollment for both semesters of the next academic year

Requirements: 

  • Status: Rising junior or senior
  • Management Information Systems major
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.8
  • Student should show involvement with the major
  • Essay required
  • Preference given to individuals working at least 20 hours per week
  • Preference given to individuals who have or had an internship or job in the IT field
  • Full-time enrollment for both semesters of the next academic year

Requirements: 

  • Status: Rising junior or senior
  • Computer Science or Management Information Systems major
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.5
  • Must follow required application process for internship

Recipients receive a paid summer internship completed for 3 hours of course credit at Infinity Network Solutions in Macon followed by $250 fall scholarship and $250 spring scholarship. Renewable for a second summer and academic year at the request of Infinity Network Solutions if the student is not graduating.

Requirements: 

  • Status: Rising junior preferred
  • Even spring: Computer Science major  - Odd Spring: Management Information Systems major
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.5
  • Two-year commitment
  • Must follow required application process for internship

Recipients receive a paid summer internship completed for 1.5 hours of course credit at Thiele Kaolin in Sandersville followed by $1,000 of scholarship funding during their junior year. The student returns to Thiele Kaolin the next summer for a second paid summer internship for another 1.5 credit hours. After the second summer, the scholarship funding increases to $1,500.

The Information Technology Advisory Board holds a competition every spring to select a female student(s) to send to the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference the next fall.

Requirements: 

  • Status: Rising junior or senior (senior preferred)
  • Female Computer Science or Management Information Systems major
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.75
  • Resume and essay required for competition
  • Grant pays for registration, hotel, and airfare. Recipient is responsible for any other travel costs.

 

Department of Information Systems and Computer Science
301 Atkinson Hall  |  Campus Box 12
Milledgeville, GA 31061
Phone: (478) 445-5721
Fax: (478) 445-5249