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Ahilya Devi Memorial ScholarshipEstablished in 1987 by Professor Chittaranjan Sahay in memory of his mother. This scholarship is awarded each year to a junior-level student who is enrolled in mechanical engineering in The Watson School.No application or inquiry is required in order to be considered for this scholarship. A review of Watson School students is done based on donor terms, and selection is made based on high academic achievement. Recipients are selected in the Spring for the following academic year.
Annette Van Howe Scholarship for Women in EngineeringEstablished in 1991 by Annette Van Howe '66 this scholarship is awarded to a female student studying engineering in the Watson School. Preference is given to a junior-level student.No application or inquiry is required in order to be considered for this scholarship. A review of Watson School students is done based on donor terms, and selection is made based on high academic achievement. Recipients are selected in the Spring for the following academic year.
AnnMarie Gaiso Goldfarb ScholarshipEstablished in 2011 by AnnMarie Gaiso Goldfarb '93 this scholarship is awarded to a full-time female undergraduate student who is a computer science major in The Watson School. Preference is given to an entering freshman.No application or inquiry is required in order to be considered for this scholarship. A review of Watson School students is done based on donor terms, and selection is made based on high academic achievement. Recipients are selected in the Spring for the following academic year.
Barnes & Noble Scholarship: Watson SchoolEstablished in 2007 by Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, Inc. to help students finance higher education. This scholarship is awarded to a full time student who is enrolled in The Watson School.No application or inquiry is required in order to be considered for this scholarship. A review of Watson School students is done based on donor terms, and selection is made based on high academic achievement. Recipients are selected in the Spring for the following academic year.
Broome Chapter NYSSPE Watson School ScholarshipEstablished in 1995 by the Broome Chapter of the New York State Society of Professional Engineers and The Watson School, this scholarship is awarded to a junior-level Engineering Science major transferring to The Watson School from Broome Community College, SUNY College of Technology at Delhi, or Tompkins Cortland Community College. Preference is given to a student who has completed requirements for AS graduation. Recipient must be a US citizen.No application or inquiry is required in order to be considered for this scholarship. A review of Watson School students is done based on donor terms, and selection is made based on high academic achievement. Recipients are selected in the Spring for the following academic year.
Elliot and Gladys Levine Scholarship in Engineering and ManagementEstablished in 2006 by Elliot and Gladys Levine, this scholarship is awarded annually to a student enrolled full-time in the Watson School/SOM Fast Track BS-MBA combined degree program, demonstrating financial need and academic merit.Student must have a FAFSA on file to demonstrate financial need according to federal financial aid guidelines. No additional application or inquiry is required in order to be considered for this scholarship. A review of students is done based on donor terms, and selection is made based on high academic achievement and financial need. Recipients are selected in the Spring for the following academic year.
Elsa Issa Memorial ScholarshipEstablished in 2011 by Lars Issa '91 in memory of his mother Elsa Issa '86. This scholarship is awarded to a junior-level student transferring from Broome Community College. Preference is given to a female non-traditional student who has returned to school to develop new skills. Preference is given to students entering The Watson School.Student must have a FAFSA on file to demonstrate financial need according to federal financial aid guidelines. A review of students is done based on donor terms, and selection is made based on high academic achievement and financial need. Recipients are selected in the Spring for the following academic year.
Floyd H. Lawson ScholarshipEstablished in 1988 by Floyd 'Rudy' and Yvonne Lawson, colleagues, and friends this scholarship is awarded to two junior-level transfer students entering one of the Watson School engineering disciplines, based on academic merit. Recipients will retain the scholarship for the following academic year if they maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher and remain in the Watson School.No application or inquiry is required in order to be considered for this scholarship. A review of Watson School students is done based on donor terms, and selection is made based on high academic achievement. Recipients are selected in the Spring for the following academic year.
Floyd H. Lawson Senior ScholarshipEstablished in 1988 by Floyd 'Rudy' and Yvonne Lawson, colleagues, and friends this scholarship is awarded to two senior-level students in one of the Watson School engineering disciplines, based on academic merit.No additional application or inquiry is required in order to be considered for this scholarship. A review of Watson School students is done based on donor terms, and selection is made based on high academic achievement. Recipients are selected in the Spring for the following academic year.
Generosity of Spirit ScholarshipEstablished in 2014, this scholarship is awarded each year to a full-time junior/senior-level Binghamton University student majoring in Computer Science, based on academic merit of 3.0 GPA or higher, as well as demonstrated financial need. Recipient must be a New York State resident.Student must have a FAFSA on file to demonstrate financial need according to federal financial aid guidelines. No additional application or inquiry is required in order to be considered for this scholarship. A review of qualified students is done based on donor terms, and selection is made based on high academic achievement and financial need. Recipients are selected in the Spring for the following academic year.
IBM/Watson Fellows ScholarshipEstablished in 1985 by IBM retirees: Walter A. Harris, Gordon P. Lovell, Clarence R. Manning, Charles F. McElwain, Frank G. Paul, and J. H. (Jack) VanGorden with IBM Corporation. This scholarship is awarded to one freshman and two junior-level transfer students in the Department of Computer Science, and to one entering freshman and two junior-level transfer students in one of The Watson School engineering disciplines, selected based on academic merit. The scholarship may be renewed the following year if the student remains in Watson School of Engineering and maintains a GPA of at least 3.0.No application or inquiry is required in order to be considered for this scholarship. A review of Watson School students is done based on donor terms, and selection is made based on high academic achievement. Recipients are selected in the Spring for the following academic year.
J. Donald Ahearn ScholarshipEstablished in 1996 by J. Donald Ahearn, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in Watson School who is a Broome County resident who demonstrates both academic merit and financial need. Preference is given to a Broome Community College transfer student.Student must have a FAFSA on file to demonstrate financial need according to federal financial aid guidelines. No additional application or inquiry is required in order to be considered for this scholarship. A review of Watson School students is done based on donor terms, and selection is made based on high academic achievement and financial need. Recipients are selected in the Spring for the following academic year.
Jack Knoll Scholarship for Women in Computer Science & EngineeringEstablished in 1998 by Geraldine E. MacDonald '68, MS '73 in memory of her father, this scholarship is awarded to a senior female student enrolled in The Watson School based on academic merit. The student should plan on beginning full-time employment upon graduation. Preference is given to students with practical experience of a technical or research nature.No application or inquiry is required in order to be considered for this scholarship. A review of Watson School students is done based on donor terms, and selection is made based on high academic achievement. Recipients are selected in the Spring for the following academic year.
James J. Rotella ScholarshipEstablished in 2007 by James F. Rotella in memory of James "Jimmy" Rotella, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time junior-level student enrolled in the Watson School, based on academic merit and financial need. The recipient should demonstrate admirable work ethic which is a quality displayed by Mr. Rotella throughout his life. Preference is given to a Broome County resident, particularly those of Italian-American heritage.Student must have a FAFSA on file to demonstrate financial need according to federal financial aid guidelines. A review of Watson School students is done based on donor terms, and selection is made based on high academic achievement and financial need. Recipients are selected in the Spring for the following academic year.
Klir Scholarship for Graduate Excellence in Systems ScienceEstablished in 2008 by Hugo Uyttenhove MS '5, PhD '79 and Kris Conrad, alumni, and friends, in honor of Distinguished Professor George J. Klir. This scholarship is awarded to a graduate-level student who is pursuing a master's or doctorate degree in systems science in the Watson School, based on merit, with a preference for financial need.No application or inquiry is required in order to be considered for this scholarship. A review of Watson School graduate students is done based on donor terms, and selection is made based on high academic achievement. Recipients are selected in the Spring for the following academic year.
Kunis Scholarship for Watson School Student ExcellenceEstablished in 2000 by Gary Kunis '73, this scholarship is awarded to one entering freshman in the Department of Computer Science and one freshman entering one of the Watson School engineering disciplines, based on academic merit. Recipients will retain the scholarship for four years if they maintain a 3.0 gpa and remain in the stated majors.No application or inquiry is required in order to be considered for this scholarship. A review of Watson School students is done based on donor terms, and selection is made based on high academic achievement. Recipients are selected in the Spring for the following academic year.
Lockheed Martin ScholarshipEstablished in 2007 by Lockheed Martin Mission Systems & Sensors, Owego NY, these scholarships are awarded to the top five junior-level Watson School students (based on class rank) in each of four majors: Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. This scholarship is restricted to U.S. citizens.No application or inquiry is required in order to be considered for this scholarship. A review of Watson School students is done based on donor terms, and selection is made based on high academic achievement. Recipients are selected in the Spring for the following academic year.
Lyle and Dorothy Feisel Scholarship for ExcellenceEstablished in 2001 by friends and colleagues to honor Lyle D. Feisel upon his retirement as the founding dean of Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science. This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students in The Watson School with academic merit and financial need.Student must have a FAFSA on file to demonstrate financial need according to federal financial aid guidelines. No additional application or inquiry is required in order to be considered for this scholarship. A review of Watson School students is done based on donor terms, and selection is made based on high academic achievement and financial need. Recipients are selected in the Spring for the following academic year.
McFarland Johnson Scholarship for Mechanical EngineersEstablished in 2007 by McFarland Johnson Inc., this scholarship is awarded to two senior-level students who are mechanical engineering majors in the Watson School. Preference will be given to students demonstrating extra service to the school, university, community, or profession of engineering.No additional application or inquiry is required in order to be considered for this scholarship. A review of Watson School students is done based on donor terms, and selection is made based on high academic achievement. Recipients are selected in the Spring for the following academic year.
Naiju Lu and Xihong Luo Scholarship for EngineersThis scholarship, established in 2014, is awarded to a full-time matriculated undergraduate Watson School student who demonstrates both academic merit and financial need. TERMS & CONDITIONS: The scholarship is renewable for a maximum of three additional years beyond the first year, if the student remains in Watson School, demonstrates financial need each year via FAFSA, and maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.Student must have a FAFSA on file to demonstrate financial need according to federal financial aid guidelines. No additional application or inquiry is required in order to be considered for this scholarship. A review of qualified students is done based on donor terms, and selection is made based on high academic achievement and financial need. Recipients are selected in the Spring for the following academic year.
Parris Student Support STEM ScholarshipEstablished in 2004 by Tonya Parris '92 and The Parris Foundation. The donor's intention is that this scholarship will eliminate the student's need to participate in the Federal Work Study program thus providing more time to participate in the college experience. The scholarship is awarded to a sophomore or junior with demonstrated financial need, eligibility for the federal work study program and a minimum 2.8 GPA. First preference is for an African-American student pursuing an engineering or computer science major. Second preference is for an African-American or Hispanic-American student in the EOP program who is transferring into the Watson School or pursuing mathematics or science in Harpur College. Third preference is for a student in the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program.Student must have a FAFSA on file to demonstrate financial need according to federal financial aid guidelines. No additional application or inquiry is required in order to be considered for this scholarship. A review of students is done based on donor terms, and selection is made based on high academic achievement and financial need. Recipients are selected in the Spring for the following academic year.
Stantec Scholarship for Watson School StudentsEstablished in 2013, this scholarship is awarded each year to a student enrolled in the Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science based on proven academic merit, with a preference for demonstrated financial need.Student must have a FAFSA on file to demonstrate financial need according to federal financial aid guidelines. No additional application or inquiry is required in order to be considered for this scholarship. A review of qualified students is done based on donor terms, and selection is made based on high academic achievement and financial need. Recipients are selected in the Spring for the following academic year.
Virginia L. Johnson '56 Memorial ScholarshipEstablished in 1995 by the estate of Virginia L. Johnson '56, this scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student who is enrolled in mathematics or computer science, based on academic and demonstrated financial need. Student must be employed.Student must have a FAFSA on file to demonstrate financial need according to federal financial aid guidelines. No additional application or inquiry is required in order to be considered for this scholarship. A review of students is done based on donor terms, and selection is made based on high academic achievement and financial need. Recipients are selected in the Spring for the following academic year.
William Semple Memorial ScholarshipEstablished in 1994 by Mrs. Mildred Semple, family and friends, in memory of her husband, this scholarship is awarded to a female or under-represented minority student studying engineering in the Watson School who demonstrates extraordinary potential for success.No application or inquiry is required in order to be considered for this scholarship. A review of Watson School students is done based on donor terms, and selection is made based on high academic achievement. Recipients are selected in the Spring for the following academic year.

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