Undergraduate Scholarships & Awards

Recognizing Excellence

The Department of Computer Science recognizes several outstanding undergraduate students for their academic achievements and leadership contributions in the classroom, research lab, and the community. Many of these scholarships and awards are made possible by generous donations from alumni, friends, and corporate partners, and make a significant difference in supporting students during their academic and career pursuits.

Learn more about applying for undergraduate awards on the CS Student Awards Wiki.

Campus & College Awards

Merit Scholarships for Incoming Freshmen
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offers merit scholarships to incoming freshmen. The merit scholarships are based (at least partly) on scores on the ACT or SAT and on the high school rank. A student’s application to the university serves as the scholarship application.

Scholarships and Awards for Continuing Students

Corporate-Sponsored Awards

The following corporate partners have generously provided computer science scholarships:

National Awards

Illinois CS students are among the best in the nation.