AmSouth IS Scholars Practicum
A scholarship in the amount of $4,000 is awarded to a junior or senior majoring in IS with a minimum 3.0 GPA overall. In addition, $18,000 is paid for an on site practicum (20 hours per week for 40 weeks).
Computer Technology Solutions
CTS provides $2,500 in scholarships to students who major in Information Systems and who demonstrate capabilities and aptitude for systems development and emerging IT issues. CTS is one of Birmingham's premier consulting firms for IT development and systems development, especially in emerging technologies and business intelligence systems. Dr. Sanjay Singh is a founding member of CTS and an IS faculty member at UAB.
Information Systems Advisory Board Scholarship
A scholarship of a variable amount is awarded to an entering freshman, currently enrolled or transfer student in the School of Business who is interested in an information systems major. Junior college transfer students are awarded a $500 scholarship upon their enrollment in the Information Systems program.
Katherine Bridges Freeland Endowed Scholarship
A scholarship of a variable amount is awarded to an IS or FN major with a 3.0 GPA overall. Low income or minority preferred.
Katherine L. McCarl Maisel Memorial ScholarshipA scholarship will be awarded to a senior student majoring in Accounting or Information Systems (with an interest in auditing or computer auditing). Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA in any completed coursework, demonstrate strong leadership skills and human management skills. It is preferred that the Accounting majors have completed AC 300. Applicants must be courageous and positive in their attitude toward life.
Project Management Institute Scholarship
The Birmingham Chapter of the PMI provides scholarships to students who major in Information Systems and who demonstrate skills and abilities in project management. The funds are generated through the UAB IS / PMI Project Management Certificate Program which is offered periodically to the public. Mr. Paul Crigler, IS faculty member and active member of the local PMI chapter, is the director and an instructor of that program. In 2007, PMI scholarships totaled $5,000.
Protective Life Corporation Scholarship
A scholarship of $2,500 is awarded to a junior or senior majoring in information systems with a 2.5 GPA overall. Low income minority preferred.
Society for Information Management Scholarship
A scholarship valued at $2500 is awarded to an entering freshman, currently enrolled or transfer student in the School of Business with an interest in information systems as a major.
William D. Burg Memorial ScholarshipIn May 2006, Dr. William (Bill) Burg was tragically killed in a car accident. Family, students and friends immediately established a memorial scholarship in his name because of the unique care and mentoring he provided students. Gifts and pledges were sufficient to create an endowment for an annual scholarship to an IS student who exhibits character and shows potential in IS. The initial scholarship of $1,250 was awarded in the spring of 2007 to Angela Dennis, a very worthy recipient.