Supercomputing Challenge Scholarships
Each Supercomputing Challenge year, scholarships may be awarded based on
qualities demonstrated by individuals applying for the Scholarship
Program. These scholarships are not automatic, and students wishing to be
considered MUST apply.
Application details are at the bottom of this
Note: Only Seniors are Eligible to Apply
School Specific Scholarships:
Scholarship: $4,000 ($1,000 per year - renewable up to four years)
Conditions: must major in physics at NMSU (could be a double
major), must maintain GPA of 3.0 or better, Supercomputing Challenge
project must have a strong physics component.
NMSU Computer Science Scholarship
Conditions: $500 to a graduating senior who attends NMSU in the
Fall, is registered as a Computer Science Major, has completed or
is taking Calculus AB and has a high school GPA of 3.3 or better. Award
to be presented after the start of the Fall Semester.
One time $2,500 financial award to New
Mexico State University
Two One-time $2,000 financial awards to University
of New Mexico
Up to three One-time $2,400 financial awards to New
One-time $2,000 ($1,000 per semester) Scholarship to
Eastern New Mexico University
All scholarships are valid only through the institution's fall registration
cycle for the calendar year in which the recipient graduates from high school.
All scholarship applicants are subject to the following:
- be an active member of a Supercomputing Challenge team
- applicant's team submits a final report
- plan to attend a two or four-year university
- pursue a computing, engineering, mathematics or science major
- Meet the university GPA requirements
Any senior student wishing to be considered for a scholarship
award MUST submit the following via email by February 28th, 2015:
- A letter describing his/her contribution to the team project with an
emphasis on the specific areas of leadership.
- The sponsoring teacher MUST endorse the team member's letter and
outline the qualities and examples from the teacher's perspective.
- A letter from the Project Mentor and/or other team members may also
provide supporting statements of this individual's role and contribution
to the team effort.
- A scanned transcript
- Please include information as to what college you plan to attend, if that
Send the information to Scholarship1415 at supercomputingchallenge.org
Current high school seniors in good standing with the Challenge (Interim Reports
and Project Evaluation presentations) will be notified by email of the steps in
the online process.
Based on receipt of the above information, the scholarship competitors
will be contacted by the scholarship judges for more information. We might
do phone interviews or personal interviews in Los Alamos the day of the Expo.
Be sure to check your email for information and interview schedules in the
weeks before the Expo.