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Computer Science Scholarships

By Laura Tucker

Updated February 28, 2024 Updated February 28, 2024

As computer science technologies and systems increasingly dominate every area of modern life, graduates in this field are likely to find themselves in ever higher demand. And as this “subject of the future” grows scope and popularity, there are also growing numbers of dedicated scholarships for computer science students on offer, including funding to study computer science at some of the world’s most prestigious institutions.

Below is a list of computer science scholarships and other funding opportunities for those studying degrees in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), focusing on opportunities in the US and the UK. We’ve also listed some scholarships specifically targeted at women in computer science, which aim to support more balanced gender representation in the sector.

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Multi-country scholarships

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US

Australia

Scholarships for women in computer science

  • AWC Scholarship Fund for Women in Computing – Scholarships for women in computer science and technology programs at institutions in Washtenaw County, Michigan.
  • IBM SWE Scholarships – Computer engineering and computer science scholarships open to female students in the US. Funded by the Society of Women Engineers.
  • MCWT College Scholarship – Undergraduate US scholarships for female technology students at accredited universities. You’ll need to be from Michigan and enrolled at a Michigan university.
  • Palantir Scholarships for Women in Technology – International scholarships for women in computer science and other STEM-related subjects.
  • VIP Women In Technology Scholarship (WITS) – US scholarships for women in computer science studying for a degree in the fields of IT, computer science, management information systems and related fields. Open to US residents and international students.
  • Microsoft Dissertation Grant Program – Microsoft scholarships for female students (or another group underrepresented in computing) to study a PhD in the field of computing, at an eligible university in the US or Canada.  

This article was originally published in October 2014. It was most recently updated in July 2020.

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This article was originally published in June 2018 . It was last updated in February 2024

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