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The following is a partial list of scholarships available for UWF Computer Science students. Application is done through the MyUWF homepage in the UWF Scholarship Portal.

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Argo Cyber Emerging Scholars (ACES) Scholarship

The NSF CyberCorps┬« Scholarship for Service (SFS) program aims to recruit and train the next generation of highly skilled cybersecurity professionals. The program's goal is a full student placement in government cybersecurity positions with at least 80 percent of scholarship recipients securing placement in an executive agency.  Please visit for additional information.

The Argo Cyber Emerging Scholars (ACES) program will establish a cybersecurity community of practice to grow and sustain a superior cybersecurity workforce through scholarships, professional development, high-impact learning practices, hands-on cybersecurity skills development, transfer pathways, and community and employer partnerships. The program will emphasize recruitment, retention, and advancement of underrepresented and underserved populations including women and veterans.

Scholarship Benefits

  1. Full-tuition scholarship for up to two years: up to 30 credit hours per year for undergraduate students and up to 18 credit hours per year for graduate students (excluding summer)
  2. Annual stipend (for living expenses): $25,000 per year for undergraduate students and $34,000 per year for graduate students
  3. Professional allowance of up to $6,000 per academic year for SFS Job Fair and other travel, books, professional certifications, etc. 

ACES Program Information

For more information on these scholarships (and others) and to apply, please log in to your MyUWF homepage and click on the UWF Scholarship Portal.

After submitting the General Application, you will receive information on some recommended Apply-To scholarships for which you will have to provide extra supplemental information. Submission of this supplemental information will increase your chances of getting more awards.

Computer Science Scholarship Opportunities
DepartmentName of ScholarshipCriteria
Computer Science Computer Science Scholarship For graduate students in Computer Science that meet enrollment requirements.
John W. Coffey Computer Science Scholarship Scholarship will be awarded to a student with a 3.0 GPA or higher for a student affiliated with the Department of Computer Science. Should the balance allow more than one scholarship, multiple awards may be given.
Computer Science Lancy C. Jen Scholarship for Excellence: Computer Science Full-time students with a major in Mathematics or Computer Science. Students must maintain a minimum B average in all college-level courses and show accomplishment in discipline related endeavors.
Computer Science Michael Page Douglas Memorial Scholarship for Computer Science For students who are juniors or above with a major in Computer Science and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Computer Science NDIA Cybersecurity Scholarship Preference will be given to upper-level students majoring in computer science with a cybersecurity specialization maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Computer Science Nick Johnson Academic Scholarship Full-time undergraduate students with a major in Computer Science. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0.


John C. Pace, Jr. Achievement Scholarship for Continuing Graduation Students Full-time graduate degree-seeking students. Four to eight students are typically awarded for Fall and Spring semesters. No commitment is required.


Graduate Merit Scholarship Full-time graduate degree-seeking students. Candidate must be in good standing at UWF. No work commitment is required


UWF Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship

Full-time to part-time students may apply for the summer study abroad programs. Applicants for Study Abroad Programs must have a minimum 2.5 GPA; some programs require a higher GPA.

Contact for CS Scholarships

Dr. Thomas Reichherzer