Upsilon Pi Epsilon Award - Guidelines
UPE/ACM STUDENT CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP AWARD APPLICATION
Upsilon Pi Epsilon
Honor Society for the Computing & Information Disciplines
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
the First Society in Computing
UPE and the ACM wish to encourage academic excellence for students in the computing and information disciplines. UPE initiated this award with ACM in order to raise the importance of academic achievement and professional commitment to ACM student members who are about to enter the computing profession.
Who is Eligible? All graduate and undergraduate students (past 12th grade, college-level and above), who are ACM members and also members of the ACM Student Chapter at their academic institution.
Criteria? ACM student members who are full-time students, and members of an ACM Student Chapter at an academic institution. The primary judging categories for these two awards are the applicant’s academic records (official transcripts must be attached to each application), the tone of the faculty member’s recommendation, and the applicant’s department-related activities.
How to Apply? Complete the following form, and mail it, along with the items listed below to:
Upsilon Pi Epsilon
158 Wetlands Edge Road
American Canyon, CA 94503
Please type or write plainly in black ink
Name___________________________________ACM Member #___________________
Permanent mailing address__________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________
Name and address of academic Institution________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________
Name of ACM Chapter Faculty Advisor__________________________________________
Grade Point Average______Grade %____
1. Overall grade point average_____out of a possible___
2. Student rank____out of class of____
3. Computing (classes) grade point average__out of a possible___
Submit along with this application:
1. Two letters of recommendation from the student’s CS- or IT-related faculty.
2. A certified copy of the previous two years (minimum) official academic transcripts.
3. A statement of your participation in the ACM Student Chapter at your academic institution.
To the best of my knowledge, all information
Provided above is accurate and correct.
Signature of ACM Student Member
If you have any questions, please contact UPE at email@example.com or.
For information on ACM Student Chapters, please visit http://www.acm.org/chapters/stu/
For complete information on UPE, please go to http://www.acm.org/upe/
NOTE: Incomplete applications will not be considered for this ACM/UPE Scholarship Award.
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