Upsilon Pi Epsilon Award - Guidelines


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__________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________

Email address____________________________________Phone____________________

Name and address of academic Institution________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________

Name of ACM Chapter Faculty Advisor__________________________________________

Email Address___________________________________Phone_____________________


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 or

For information on ACM Student Chapters, please visit

For complete information on UPE, please go to


NOTE:  Incomplete applications will not be considered for this ACM/UPE Scholarship Award.

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