Applications for the 2022 UPE scholarship awards are due on October 1, 2022. Awards will range from $1,000 to $4,000. Current student members of UPE are encouraged to apply for one of these awards.A copy of the UPE Scholarship Award application is shown as a separate attachment. This application form can also be downloaded from the UPE website.An applicant for a UPE Scholarship Award must be an active student member of UPE. A summary of these awards is shown below.
•Dan Drew Award –One $4,000 award
•James Comer Award –One $4,000 award. This is a new award to honor the memory of Dr. James Comer, a long-time member of UPE Council who passed away in August 2022.
•UPE Scholar of the Year Award –One $3,500 award
•UPE Executive Council Award –Several $2,500 awards•UPE Academic Achievement Award –Several $1,500 awards
•UPE Scholarship Award –Several $1,000 awards
The top two awards, the Dan Drew and James Comer awards, will be presented to students who submit outstanding summaries of their involvement in highly significant activities of their UPE chapter including, but not limited to hackathon and programming contest events,as well as other UPE activities that provide a high degree of recognition to UPE on campus and beyond.Documents on these activities will be evaluated by UPE Council in addition to the quality of their academic records and Advisor recommendations