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College of Integrated Science and Engineering Funds

Department of Computer Science

Computer Science Department (1000111)

Computer Science Department Foundation funds are used to directly help students by defraying the cost of materials needed by students who conduct these projects and the expenses incurred by students who present this work at regional or national professional conferences. Funds are also used to support faculty requests and general department needs.

Computer Science Scholarship (1000876)

This endowment account provides for general scholarship funds to be awarded to outstanding students majoring in Computer Science.

Malcolm G. Lane Scholarship Endowment for Computer Science (1001091)

The Malcolm G. Lane Scholarship honors the contributions of former department head Malcolm Lane by recognizing outstanding junior or senior Computer Science majors. This scholarship provides financial resources annually to one or more students who will be in their junior or senior year of undergraduate studies. To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must (a) have a declared major in Computer Science; and (b) have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher (on a 4.0 scale)at James Madison University after at least two semesters of study (at the time the student is considered for this scholarship).

Department of Engineering

Department of Engineering (1000364)

Funds are always needed to help students engage in more relevant and meaningful engineering design, research, and service learning projects. Each year, we expect Engineering students to apply their skills and knowledge to real-world, human problems. From the first freshman design competition, through the Introduction to Engineering course, to the six semesters of Engineering Design, every student team is expected to design and prototype real engineering products and processes. We welcome donations that could be used to help defray the cost of materials needed by students who participate in these projects. By participating in these types of projects, many of our students will also qualify to present their work at regional or national engineering conferences. We also welcome donations that can be used to help defray the cost of student conference travel. The faculty, students, and staff of the JMU Department of Engineering would like to thank you in advance for any support you can provide for these important and transformative student experiences.

The Peter G. Jackson Scholarship (1001046)

This scholarship was endowed during the spring of 2008, and will be first awarded for the 2009-10 academic year. The Jackson Family – specifically, Peter G. Jackson, Peter S. Jackson, Susan R. Jackson, Diane L. Fellenbaum, John D. Fellenbaum, Susan J. Reid, and Robert D. Reid – came together to create this endowment. The endowment will provide the financial resources to honor and support outstanding undergraduate student scholars enrolled in the general engineering program at James Madison University. Additional contributions will increase the amount that can be awarded to a student each year.

Department of Integrated Science and Technology

ISAT Department (1000250)
This is a general fund for enrichment of student and faculty opportunities in the Department of Integrated Science & Technology.

ISAT Department Endowment  (1000949)
This is a general endowment for the ISAT Department. This endowment is used to support a range of activities and projects by the Department’s faculty and students.

ISAT Department Student Projects (1002123)
This account supports student capstone projects in all three undergraduate programs (BSISAT, GS, IA) in the ISAT Department. Many capstone projects rely critically on small-scale funding, which is often difficult to obtain from outside sources. This fund helps to provide some of these funds, which can enable projects that would otherwise not be possible. Funding to projects is competitive and is allocated on the basis of merit and impact.

Undergraduate Research Support for ISAT (1002123)
This endowment provides support for other student research efforts in the three undergraduate programs (BSISAT, GS, IA) in the ISAT Department. These include student capstone projects, conference attendance, independent research projects, and other research endeavors by undergraduates in the Department.

ISAT Scholarships (1000525)  
This fund supports scholarships for students enrolled in the undergraduate programs in the ISAT Department. This includes the Geographic Science program, the Integrated Science and Technology program, and the Intelligence Analysis program.

Gauldin '50 Endowed Scholarship Fund (1000987)
Established with a gift by Elizabeth Anne Gauldin '50 to provide scholarship support for undergraduate students who are engaged in scientific research and the study of science. In particular, this scholarship fund supports students with interests related to space education within the Department of Integrated Science and Technology. Each year scholarship funds will be provided to one outstanding undergraduate student scholar.

Roop Scholarship (1001171)
Roop scholarships are made on a competitive basis to outstanding JMU students who are enrolled full-time and are majors in one of the programs in the Integrated Science and Technology Department. Preference may be given, but not limited to those students in the Merit Scholars program. Outstanding academic achievement will be determined by JMU. Recipients of the scholarship are selected by the ISAT Department.

Alternative Fuels (1000248)
This fund supports JMU’s Alternative Fuel Vehicle lab (AFV), which provides students with an opportunity to work directly on alternative-fuel vehicles.

Wind Energy (1000235)
This account supports a variety of efforts related to wind energy at JMU. This may include funding for equipment, student travel to conferences, and other wind-related projects.

Bachelor of Science in ISAT

Richard Roberds Scholarship Endowment (1001166)
This Endowment supports the Richard M. Roberds Scholarship, which provides support annually for an outstanding undergraduate student scholar majoring in the Integrated Science & Technology program. The appointment of a student as a Richard M. Roberds Scholar follows the University’s guidelines for the awarding of scholarships.

Wolla Scholarship Endowment Fund (1001260)
This fund supports a scholarship, awarded annually, for an outstanding undergraduate student scholar who is majoring in the Integrated Science and Technology program. The appointment of a student as a Maurice Wolla Scholar otherwise follows the University’s guidelines for the awarding of scholarships.

Geographic Science

Geographic Science (1000202)
This fund supports a range of activities and projects in the Geographic Science program, including faculty and student scholarship, educational endeavors, and various GS-related activities. 

Intelligence Analysis

Intelligence Analysis Program (1000239)
This fund was established to provide general support of the Intelligence Analysis Program. It can be used to support a range of educational and scholarly activities by students and faculty in the program.

John B. Noftsinger Memorial Scholarship (1002186)
This scholarship was established in the memory of Dr. John B. Noftsinger, Jr., a professor in ISAT and Vice Provost for Research and Public Service, as well as a graduate of JMU (’85). He was an important advocate of the Intelligence Analysis program, fostering its early development and securing support for the program at both the state and federal levels. The fund supports a scholarship in the IA program, which is given to an outstanding third or fourth-year student.


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