Grants and Awards

Gary David Johnson Memorial Scholarship

This endowment honors Gary David Johnson, and in his memory, funds scholarships for worthy students majoring in Computer Science.  The award, based on academic excellence, is granted to students for use in their sophomore, junior or senior year.  Recipients are selected by a committee composed of faculty and the chair of the Computer Science and Technology Department.  The award is worth approximately $1000.00.

Elaine Gail Vaillant Brown Scholarship Endowment

This endowment honors Elaine Gail Vaillant Brown, and in her memory, funds worthy students majoring in Information Technology. The award, based on academic excellence, is granted to Junior year students for use toward their Senior year tuition. Recipients are selected by a committee composed of faculty and the chair of the Computer Science and Technology Department.  The award is worth approximately $1000.00.

Charles E. Brown Computer Science Scholarship

The purpose of this endowed fund is to provide a scholarship for a student majoring in Computer Science. The scholarship award, based on academic excellence, will be granted to a full-time student in their senior year at Plymouth State University. Recipients are selected by a committee composed of faculty and the chair of the Computer Science and Technology Department.  The award is worth approximately $1000.00.

Outstanding Senior Award

Each year the Computer Science and Technology Department chooses the “Outstanding Senior” from three of its majors.  This award, for the soon-to-graduate student, is based on many factors including grades, participation in computing activities, enthusiasm and others.  In recognition for their efforts the students’ names are placed on the Outstanding Senior plaque on display in the Computer Science and Technology Department offices.