There are a number of resources on campus to assist and reward deserving students. We encourage you to visit the Office of Scholarships to determine if there is a program for you. Scholarship and fellowship programs can be merit-based, needs-based, student-specific (e.g., international, transfer students, female students,
Before submitting your application packet, you should seek constructive review from your mentors or advisors. Putting together a strong packet often requires several revisions.
Full-time graduate students who wish to receive a teaching assistantship must complete an online application form. Ph.D. applicants will be offered an assistantship (teaching or research
Undergraduates are eligible to become a peer-leader or instructional assistant. Please visit the front office for more information. If there is interest in a summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program, visit the national site. The Computing Alliance of Hispanic-Serving Institutions also publishes opportunities.
The CS department is seeking coaches for middle and high school teams participating in the Airforce CyberPatriot Competition. The department is seeking a total of 20 coaches. Each coach will train four to five teams of three to five middle/high school students. Coaches will be expected to work with teams for a total of 20 hours per week starting in late October 2023. Coaches will be paid at a rate of $840 per month. For more information and to apply, please contact Karla Cuellar.
The Fast-Track Program enables outstanding undergraduate UTEP students to receive both undergraduate and graduate credit for up to 15 hours of UTEP course work as determined by participating Master's and Doctoral programs.
The Fast Track program allows Computer Science undergraduate students to earn credit for Graduate Courses while an undergraduate. With approval of the program advisors, courses may be applicable for a Master’s in Computer Science, Master’s in Software Engineering, and Master’s in Data and Information Science.
Scholarship for Service
The UTEP CyberCorps® Scholarship for Service (SFS) program provides scholarships to support graduate students in the Master’s of Science in Software Engineering (
The S-STEM scholarship program provides financial support to Computer Science students with high academic potential. In addition to
Other scholarship opportunities
In addition to the Office of Scholarships, there are four other sites that may be of interest to you for identifying scholarship opportunities: Computer Science Scholarships, Financial Aid & Scholarships for Online Students, Engineering Scholarships, and the Computing Alliance of Hispanic-Serving Institutions. Please visit the Graduate School for opportunities to fund your graduate studies.
Women in Cyber-Security Conference: Please apply online.
Grace Hopper Celebration: Please contact Bianca Alvarez ( firstname.lastname@example.org ).
Conference attendance: Please contact the CS front office. Graduate students may seek funding from the Graduate School.
Other Opportunities and Resources