CIS Scholarships & Awards
Incoming First-Year Students
JMU THOMAS AND KARYN DINGLEDINE SCHOLARSHIP FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN ACADEMICS AND SERVICE SCHOLARSHIPS
Six scholarships are given annually by the JMU Dingledine Scholarship Selection Committee. Recipients of the scholarship should exemplify excellence in academic achievement, leadership, and community service. An 'Early Action' freshman application to JMU is required.
MADISON ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIPS
The Madison Achievement Scholarships are merit-based awards which recognize a broad spectrum of accomplishment and potential. Award amounts vary from $2,000 for two years to $500 for one year. Approximately 50 awards are given annually.
CIS Juniors and Seniors
The Department of Computer Information Systems & Business Analytics offers several scholarships and awards to juniors and seniors majoring in CIS. Below is a list of the CIS scholarships and their recipients.
DR. CHARLES P. BILBREY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP
Established by Dr. Charles P. Bilbrey, former CIS & MS department head, to provide scholarships for deserving JMU CIS students.
MCDONALD BRADLEY SCHOLARSHIP FOR LEADERSHIP IN THE COB
Awarded annually to a student majoring in CIS that has demonstrated outstanding leadership abilities.
CIS CONSULTING AWARD
Presented annually to the team developing the best proposal in the Information Technology Consulting class (CIS 434).
OUTSTANDING SENIOR IN CIS AWARD
Annual award to the outstanding senior majoring in CIS.
JMU TECHNOLOGY ALUMNI GROUP (TAG) SCHOLARSHIP
Established by JMU's Technology Alumni Group (TAG) to recognize leadership and academic performance in the CIS program.