CIS STUDENT ENRICHMENT FUND

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CIS STUDENT ENRICHMENT FUND
TUITION SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
SPRING 2016
TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS
These awards are for Computer Information Systems majors. They are offered by the Center for Information
Systems in the College of Business Administration and may be applied towards Kent State University tuition
for Fall 2016. The selection process will be based on academic merit, leadership potential, and communication
and IS skills. At the discretion of the CIS Scholarship Committee up to 6 awards are planned.
SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNTS:
$500 to $2,500
MAJOR:
Computer Information Systems
CLASS STANDING:
Minimum 3 hours completed in CIS courses including M&IS 24053 or
currently enrolled in M&IS 24053 and earning an A or B
GPA REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum 2.75 in CIS courses
OTHER ELIGIBILITY
REQUIREMENTS:
Full-time or part-time undergraduate student
Not graduating before December 2016
Preference will be given to MISA (The Management Information Systems
Association) members and/or students with IT-related work experience
OTHER CONSIDERATIONS:
The CIS Scholarship Committee reserves the right to select both award recipients
and award amounts however they deem appropriate
For an application to be considered, it must include a completed form and all
supporting documentation
Please note: If selected to receive an award, you will be notified by e-mail and invited
to attend the May 6, 2016 CIS meeting at which you will be recognized.
**IMPORTANT**
TO APPLY FOR ONE OF THESE SCHOLARSHIPS, YOU MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETED CIS STUDENT
ENRICHMENT FUND TUITION SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM (AVAILABLE ON THE
FOLLOWING PAGES) AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION NO LATER THAN FEBRUARY 1, 2016
12/7/2015
CIS STUDENT ENRICHMENT FUND
TUITION SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM
SPRING 2016
GENERAL INFORMATION (PLEASE PRINT OR TYPE)
Name __________________________________ Banner ID ___________________________
Home Address _________________________________________________________________
E-Mail Address [email protected] Phone ______________________________
Spring 2016 Class Standing  FR  SO  JR  SR
Officially Declared CIS Major  Yes
MISA Member
 Yes
IT Work Experience
 No
 Yes
 No
Expected Graduation Date _________
Date ____________
Initial Membership Date ___________________________
 No
Employers ____________________________________________________________________
Positions/Dates ________________________________________________________________
Total Credit Hours Completed as of Fall 2015 ______
Total Spring 2016 Credit Hours ______
Grades in Completed Computer Information Systems Courses:
Course
Computer Apps
Web Programming
Systems Analysis
Program Theory
Project Mgmt
Grade
Course
Grade
Database Mgmt
Software Integration
Internship
Enterprise Systems
Adv Comp Prog
GPA in Completed Computer Information Systems Courses ______
Course
Grade
Net Theory & Apps
IS Management
Net Management
IS Certification
Special Topics
Cumulative GPA ______
Please indicate the percentage of funding for college expenses (tuition, books, room, board,
miscellaneous expenses) you receive from the following sources. The total should equal 100%.
Parents ______ Loans ______ Federal Grants ______ Self ______ Scholarships ______
OTHER INTERESTS
List extracurricular activities past and present. (Use an additional sheet of paper if necessary.)
Organization Name
Position Held
Dates
1. MISA
2.
3.
4.
12/7/2015
List any community service activities. (Use an additional sheet of paper if necessary.)
Association
Status
Dates
1.
2.
3.
4.
SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION (INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL
NOT BE CONSIDERED):
1. A typed essay (no more than 2 pages double spaced, 1” margins, 12 point font) that describes
why you deserve a CIS scholarship. Indicate your interests and career goals in your essay.
2. A copy of your transcript(s) from all college/universities you have attended. (Note that
FlashLine provides a link for requesting an “Official Academic Transcript.”)
3. A completed College of Business Administration Scholarship Reference Form (available
on the following page) from a Kent State faculty member or advisor. Request that the
evaluator place the completed form in an envelope and sign the back of the envelope after it
has been sealed.
4. A copy of your resume.
BE SURE TO READ AND SIGN THE FOLLOWING:
I hereby authorize the CIS Scholarship Committee to inspect any and all of my student records.
Signature
Date
If I receive a scholarship and/or an award, I hereby grant Kent State University the absolute right
and permission to interview me and/or to use my name and likeness in photograph(s) and
video(s) in any and all of its publications and in any and all other media or advertising, whether
now known or hereafter existing, controlled by Kent State University, in perpetuity, and for other
use by the University. I understand that the photo(s), video(s) and interview(s) may be published
on the Web (Internet) and can be viewed throughout the world, not just in the United States.
Ohio Revised Code, Chapter 2741.09A, exempts institutions of higher education from claims to
a right of publicity of an individual’s “persona” if: (a) the individual is or was a student at, or a
member of the faculty or staff of, the institution of higher education; (b) the use of the
individual’s persona is for educational purposes or for the promotion of the institution of higher
education and its educational or institutional objectives. (NOTE: Choosing not to sign this
statement will not impact your eligibility for a scholarship.)
Signature
Date
Submit all application materials by February 1, 2016 to:
Ms. Terri Harmon
[email protected]
or
M&IS Department Office, Room A-432 College of Business Administration
Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242
12/7/2015
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION SCHOLARSHIP REFERENCE FORM
PLEASE PRINT
To be completed by Applicant:
Applicant Name: _______________________________________________________
To the applicant:
Under the Federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and subsequent legislation, students
have the right to inspect letters of reference. It is your option to preserve or to waive your right of access to
such letters. We believe, however, that references completed in confidence are especially valuable in
assessing qualifications. Please mark the appropriate sentence below indicating your waiver choice, and
sign your name.
I waive my right to review the completed reference form.
I do not waive my right to review the completed reference form.
Applicant Signature:
Date: __________________________________
To be completed by Evaluator:
The student named above has applied for a scholarship or award from the College of Business Administration, Kent
State University. Your evaluation of the applicant will be an important consideration in the awards process. Please
complete this form supplementing it in any manner you believe appropriate, and return it as soon as possible to the
applicant in a sealed envelope. Please sign across the back of the envelope.
____________________________________________________________________________________________
Evaluator’s Name
Phone Number
____________________________________________________________________________________________
School/Department
Email Address
____________________________________________________________________________________________
How long have you known this applicant?
In what capacity?
____________________________________________________________________________________________
Please evaluate the applicant with regard to the following qualities:
Rare
Excellent
Good
Above Avg
Top 5% Top 10%
Top 25%
Top 50%
Intellectual Ability
Leadership Ability
Writing Skills
Oral Skills
Creativity
Energy & Enthusiasm
Persistence & Drive
Ethic and Morals
Below Avg
Lower 50%
Unable to
Judge
Additional comments that may aid in the committee evaluation (attach another page if necessary):
Evaluator Signature:_______________________________________________ Date:______________________
12/7/2015
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