Scholarships for Information Science Majors

Information science is a broad subject that can include information technology, information systems and information assurance. If you are planning to major in one of these areas, you will be happy to know that there are many scholarships available to help fund the cost of your postsecondary education. Many scholarships are offered by community colleges, technical schools and universities offering these types of degree programs. These scholarships are typically based on academic performance and require that students submit transcripts, essays and letters of recommendation. You can also find awards that are funded by professional associations, such as the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education and the Association of Information Technology Professionals, as well as various corporations and foundations. Requirements for these awards can vary and might include association membership, minority status, pursuit of studies in a particular area of information science or enrollment status. Broaden your knowledge of scholarships for information science majors by using our list below.

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  • 3,000
  • 6 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Library Science|Informatics|Information Studies|
  • School (College): |American Library Association accredited institution|Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals accredited institution|Beta Phi Mu Executive Board Accreditation|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Doctoral-level study|
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This fellowship was established to support doctoral students working on their dissertations in Library and Information Science, Information Studies, Informatics, or a related field. Applicants must be enrolled in a doctoral-level research program at an institution with ALA, CILIP, or other Beta Phi Mu Executive Board approved accreditation
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Koepke, Helen Memorial Scholarship Wisconsin Dells Educational Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Mathematics|Business|Computer Science|Information Sciences|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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Sponsored by Holiday Wholesale, the Koepke, Helen Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a deserving senior high school student planningto pursue a post-secondary education majoring in Business or a business related including Math, Computer & Information Sciences, except Economics.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details LGS Innovations-Lt. General Ronald Iverson ROTC Scholarship Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA)
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  • 2,000 - 3,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Mathematics|Computer Science|Electrical Engineering|Physics|Robotics Technology|Information Sciences|Information Technology|Computer Engineering|Operations Research|Statistics|Biometrics|Computer Programming|Computer Systems|Cybersecurity|Electronics Engineering|Geospatial Science|Information Resource Management|Intelligence|Network Engineering|Network Security|Robotics Engineering|Strategic Intelligence|Telecommunications Engineering|Computer Forensics|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|College|
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The LGS Innovations-Lt. General Ronald Iverson ROTC Scholarship is awarded to sophomores or juniors college student. Applicants must be endorsed and submitted by the ROTC Professors of Military Science, Naval Science or Aerospace Studies
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Merit-based scholarships Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA)
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • November 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Mathematics|Computer Science|Electrical Engineering|Physics|Robotics Technology|Information Sciences|Information Technology|Computer Engineering|Statistics|Biometrics|Computer Programming|Computer Systems|Cybersecurity|Electronics Engineering|Geospatial Science|Information Resource Management|Intelligence|Network Engineering|Network Security|Operations|Research|Robotics Engineering|Strategic Intelligence|Telecommunications Engineering|Computer Forensics|
  • Military: |Active Duty Armed Forces|U.S. Armed Forces Veteran|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
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The Merit-based scholarship is awarded to active duty military servicemen or honorably discharged U.S. military veterans. Applicants must be sophomores or juniors at the time of application with minimum 3.0 GPA
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Ralph W. Shrader Diversity Scholarship Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA)
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • November 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Major: Study |Mathematics|Computer Science|Electrical Engineering|Physics|Robotics Technology|Information Sciences|Information Technology|Computer Engineering|Statistics|Biometrics|Computer Programming|Computer Systems|Cybersecurity|Electronics Engineering|Geospatial Science|Information Resource Management|Intelligence|Network Engineering|Network Security|Operations|Research|Robotics Engineering|Strategic Intelligence|Telecommunications Engineering|Computer Forensics|
  • Military: |Military Veterans|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
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Ralph W. Shrader Diversity Scholarship is a $3,000 fund given to women and minority student at the graduate level. The scholarship aims to support students pursuing a STEM major that is related to the mission of AFCEA.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Information Sciences|
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The Paul Otlet Fellowship in the History of Information Science is awarded to fellows studying information science, the internet, or to work that explores the political dimensions of science documentation.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Jan-10-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Architecture|Mathematics|Computer Science|Information Sciences|Statistics|
  • Residence: Live in |United States| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|
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The American Association of University Women Selected Professions Fellowships was founded in 1970. Applicants must be women who intend to pursue a full-time course of study at accredited U.S. institutions
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details STEM Major Scholarships Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA)
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Mathematics|Computer Science|Electrical Engineering|Physics|Robotics Technology|Information Sciences|Information Technology|Computer Engineering|Operations Research|Statistics|Biometrics|Computer Programming|Computer Systems|Cybersecurity|Electronics Engineering|Geospatial Science|Information Resource Management|Network Engineering|Network Security|Robotics Engineering|Strategic Intelligence|Telecommunications Engineering|Computer Forensics|Intelligence and Homeland Security|
  • School (College): |University|Four-year|College|Accredited U.S. College or University|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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The scholarship is open to full-time sophomore or junior college and graduate-level students majoring in STEM fields to include cybersecurity, intelligence and homeland security-related disciplines. Online programs are also eligible. U.S. citizenship is required for all applicants.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Goldwater Scholarship Awards Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation
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  • 7,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Computer Science|Chemistry|Physics|Information Sciences|Psychology|Life Sciences|Geoscience|Astronomy|Materials Research|Mathematical Sciences|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited Institution of Higher Education|
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The scholarship provides educational support to a sophomore or junior college students who are pursuing a degree in chemistry, computer & information science & engineering, geosciences, life sciences, materials research, medicine, physics & astronomy or psychology at an accredited 4-year or 2-year institution of higher education.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details The Begun Scholarship California Library Association
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Library Science|Information Studies|
  • Residence: Live in |California| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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Named in memory of former librarian Betty Begun, this scholarship supports continuing library school students who have demonstrated a commitment to becoming children's or young adult librarians in a California public library.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
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