Seven Students Awarded Scholarships by the Computer Science Department
Sponsored by ExxonMobil, scholarships reward academic achievement, leadership, and community involvement.
The Department of Computer Science awarded over $7,000 in scholarships to seven undergraduate students for the 2011-2012 academic year. The scholarships recognize computer science students who have displayed excellence in academics, leadership and community service. The awards were supported through a donation made by ExxonMobil to encourage and foster student interest in computer sciences.
A faculty committee evaluated both incoming freshman and continuing students. During the selection process, the committee identified the students’ strengths in academic achievement, leadership, and civic and community involvement. Incoming freshman recipients were evaluated on overall class rank and a high school grade point average of 3.00 or higher. Continuing students were required to have a cumulative UH and computer science grade point average of 3.00 or higher.
ExxonMobil is a strong supporter of the Computer Science Department and a member of the UH Computer Science Industrial Advisory Board that provides input on the program curriculum in preparing computer science students for careers in industry.
Congratulations to this year’s ExxonMobil Scholarship recipients: Mario Blanco, Bushra Fatima, Khoa Le, Andrew Mbiam, Minh Quan Nguyen, Nhung Nguyen, and Malcolm West.