Computer Science as a Career (CSAC) Scholarship Program

Computer Science As Career (CSAC) Scholars Program was created to enhance computing experiences and pathways for academically talented students with demonstrated financial need.

Our scholarship program welcomes applicants of all backgrounds, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, or disability. Priority will be given to underrepresented students, first-generation students, low-income students, or those with limited resources. We are dedicated to providing learning opportunities to all students and fostering a welcoming environment for everyone.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Intention to or interest to study and pursue a career in Computer Science
  • Minimum GPA 2.8
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • Must meet federal guidelines for financial need. Applicants must complete the FAFSA
  • Must be enrolled in at least 7 credit hours each semester
  • Must complete the essay questions on the general application and
  • Must complete the supplemental questions below

Recipient Requirements

  • Recipient must participate in CSAC Scholar Program activities 
  • The recipient must maintain the above requirements to receive the scholarship for subsequent semesters. Failure to do so could result in a loss of scholarship benefits

Funds will be awarded based upon the eligibility requirements, the students’ unmet need, carried out in compliance with federal, state, and institutional policies and regulations.

Varies up to $7,700 per academic year for up to two years
08-Dallas College (Any campus location), Computer Science, CSAC
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are your interested in Computer Science as a field of study or majoring in Computer Science? Please explain and include the semester/year you plan to transfer.
  2. Are you interested in earning an Associate of Science or AS in Computer Science from Dallas College? Please explain.
  3. Are you interested in a career in Computer Science or a Computer Science-related field? Please explain.
  4. Are you interested in transferring to a 4-year institution to pursuit a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or Computer Information System? Please explain.
  5. What important characteristic skills would you like to learn by participating in this scholarship program? Please explain.
  6. Are you a current Computer Science as a Career (CSAC) Scholarship Program recipient?
  7. Select all that apply to you.
  8. If you have completed any of courses listed above please tell the semester and year you completed the course(s).
  9. If you have not completed any of the COSC course please tell what semester and year you plan on taking the course(s).
  10. When are you planning to transfer or graduate from Dallas College with a Computer Science related degree?
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