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Several scholarships and awards are given to students through the IUP Computer Science Department. Students in any class year—from freshman to senior—can apply and be awarded. Some are scholarships and others are small cash prizes.  Either way, the Computer Science Department strives to reward outstanding students because they are the future of this ever-changing field.

Computer Science Student Awards

Barry Day Outstanding Computer Science Student Award
$500 award given to outstanding IUP senior Computer Science major
Computer Science Alumni and Friends Scholarship
$1,000 scholarship given to promising incoming freshmen as incentive to attend IUP
Howard E. Tompkins Scholarship
Established by the founder of the IUP Computer Science Department, this scholarship is typically awarded to an outstanding female junior Computer Science major.
James H. Maple Scholarship
The James H. Maple Scholarship Fund was established by James E. Maple, a 1986 graduate of IUP, in memory of his father, James. H. Maple, who was a faculty member at  IUP and co-founded the Computer Science Department in 1971.  The recipients of the $1,000.00 scholarship are selected by the Computer Science Department.

Awards for Individual Courses

Charles J. Shubra Outstanding Student Award – COSC 220
Applied Computer Programming course award winners
McNeil COSC 315 Award
Past winners
COSC 310 Award
Data Structures course award winners
COSC 300 Award
Assembly Language Programming course award winners
COSC 110 Award
Problem Solving and Structured Programming course award winners
COSC 105 Award
Fundamentals of Computer Science course award winners
COSC 341 Award
Introduction to Database Management course award winners
Deloitte Consulting LLP Outstanding Student Award – COSC 319
Software Engineering Concepts course award winners
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    210 South Tenth Street
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