Information Systems Scholarships

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
Council  scholarship of variable amounts are awarded to entering freshman, currently enrolled or transfer student in the School of Business who are interested in the field of information systems.

Information Systems Junior Advisory Council Endowed Scholarship
Applicants for the Information Systems Junior Advisory Council Endowed Scholarship, must be currently enrolled in, or admitted to, the Information Systems program at the UAB School of Business or must be admitted to UAB with an interest in pursuing Information Systems as a major.  Applicants should be deserving high school students planning to major in Information Systems. High School applicants must have earned at least a 3.2 grade point average.   Applicants should demonstrate solid academic promise or achievement and have earned at least an overall 3.2 grade point average in coursework related to their major and a 3.0 overall grade point average while attending UAB as a full-time student.   Preference will be given to applicants who are deserving of financial assistance as determined by the UAB School of Business Scholarship Selection Committee based on the information provided by the applicants on the UAB School of Business Scholarship Application.  Preference will also be given to those applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to the community through public service.

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 Scholarship
A 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.

PMP Program Fund Scholarship
A scholarship of a variable amount is awarded to a full-time information systems major in the School of Business.  The recipient must have a 3.0/4.0 GPA overall and needs to demonstrate interest and potential in the project management profession.

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.

Protective Life Corporation Information Systems Scholarship
A scholarship of $2,500 is awarded to a junior or senior majoring in information systems with a 2.5 GPA overall. Internship is encouraged. Low income minority preferred.

Regions' IS Scholar Internship
A scholarship, valued at $4,000 plus $18,000 for an on-site practicum, is awarded to a student with information systems major in the School of Business.  Must be a junior or senior with a 3.0/4.0 GPA or better.

Society for Information Management (SIM) 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 Scholarship
In 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.