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College Scholarships

Generous donors to the college have made several college and department scholarships available to eligible CPMS students who will be starting at least their second year at BYU. Talk with your faculty advisor to be considered for a college scholarship.

College Scholarships

Need-Based Awards

  • Carl Joseph Christensen: for juniors or seniors with a financial need. Scholastic standing is to be considered, however, there is no GPA requirement.
  • Ronald K. Ririe: for undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need. There is no GPA requirement.
  • David C. LeSueur: for undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need.

Interface CPMS and Other STEM Disciplines

  • Grant A. Young: for undergraduate students pursuing a degree in CPMS whose research, internship, or studies intersect CPMS and the biological sciences. Must have maintained a 3.5 GPA.
  • Jessie Allan Werner: for undergraduate students pursuing a degree in CPMS whose research, internship, or studies intersect CPMS and the biological sciences. Must have maintained a 3.0 GPA.
  • B. John Garrick Foundation: for undergraduate students pursuing a degree in the physical sciences with an emphasis on risk-informed studies relating to energy or the environment, and who have maintained a 3.5 GPA.
  • Dominion Energy: for students with an interest in energy, demonstrated by part-time employment, internship, research, or academic progress.
  • Edward and Betty Seppi Scholarship: for undergraduate students who collaborate with other STEM disciplines, particularly mechanical and electrical engineering. A letter of nomination from faculty/staff or letter of application from the student explaining how the student meets these parameters is expected.

Data Science

  • Richard Dexter Rust Scholarship: for undergraduate students with an interest in Data Science and who have maintained a 3.5 GPA. Preference is given to those with a financial need.
  • Clara Wunderli Richardson: for undergraduate students with a focus on Data Science, including Natural Language Processing, Machine Translation, and/or Deep Learning.

Variety of Additional Awards

  • Elrod Leany: for students who work in their department for a minimum of 10 hours per week and have a minimum 3.2 GPA.
  • Doyle C. & Sandra J. Udy: for students with a minimum 3.0 GPA and a demonstrated commitment to abide by the honor code.
  • Robert E. Nord: for students who intend to pursue an advanced professional degree different than their undergraduate field of study (e.g. law, business, medicine, etc.) and who have a minimum 3.5 GPA for two academic years preceding the award.