Scholarships

IBIT Scholarship

Niraj and Cara Patel Scholarship

The Niraj and Cara Patel Scholarship recognizes exceptional future Fox MIS students.

  • Award: Annual $5,000 scholarship to new high performing MIS students who demonstrate exceptional potential achievement and accomplishment. Recipients are selected by the Institute for Business and Information Technology. Recipients will be recognized at the annual Fox School IT Awards Reception. The award is for one year and is not renewable.
  • Eligibility: New students registered as MIS undergraduate majors.
  • Criteria: Recipients are selected based on exceptional high school performance and potential by a committee chaired by the Executive Director of the Institute for Business and Information Technology
  • Deadline: There is no formal deadline, scholarship are awarded on a rolling basis each year. To be considered for the scholarship please contact the MIS department at jallegra@temple.edu.

John H. Shain Scholarship

The John H. Shain Scholarship recognizes exceptional future Fox MIS students.

  • Award: Annual $5,000 scholarship to new high performing MIS students who demonstrate exceptional potential achievement and accomplishment. Recipients are selected by the Department of Management Information Systems. Recipients will be recognized at the annual Fox School IT Awards Reception. The award is for one year and is not renewable.
  • Eligibility: New students registered as MIS undergraduate majors.
  • Criteria: Recipients are selected based on exceptional high school performance and potential by a committee chaired by the chair of the Management Information Systems Department.
  • Deadline: There is no formal deadline, scholarship are awarded on a rolling basis each year. To be considered for the scholarship please contact the MIS department at jallegra@temple.edu

Fox IT Advisory Board Scholarship

The Fox IT Advisory Board Scholarship recognizes exceptional Management Information Systems (MIS) students with $5,000 tuition scholarships, approximately 10 scholarships are awarded each year.

  • Award: Annual $5,000 scholarship to high performing individuals who demonstrate exceptional potential achievement and accomplishment. Recipients are selected by the Fox IT advisory board. Recipients will be recognized at the annual Fox School IT Awards Reception. The award is for one year and is not renewable.
  • Eligibility: Bachelor of Business Administration Major in MIS or new transfer to the BBA in MIS, future PhD in MIS students, and high school seniors committing to the MIS Major.
  • Criteria
    • Academic performance: Cumulative GPA of 3.7 or higher.
    • Potential achievement and accomplishment: Submit an essay indicating accomplishments, why you are deserving of this award, and a link to your e-portfolio. Where applicable, provide a letter of recommendation from a Temple faculty member or administrator, explaining why the candidate is deserving of the award.
  • Deadline and Submission: Please complete and submit your application by the due date. The due date each year is the Monday following Temple’s spring break.  If you have any questions please contact Joseph Allegra at jallegra@temple.edu.

IBIT Merck Scholarship

The IBIT Merck Scholarship recognizes exceptional future Fox MIS students.

  • Award: Annual $5,000 scholarship to new high performing MIS students who demonstrate exceptional potential achievement and accomplishment. Recipients are selected by the Institute for Business and Information Technology. Recipients will be recognized at the annual Fox School IT Awards Reception. The award is for one year and is not renewable.
  • Eligibility: New students registered as MIS undergraduate majors.
  • Criteria: Recipients are selected based on exceptional high school performance and potential by a committee chaired by the Executive Director of the Institute for Business and Information Technology.
  • Deadline: There is no formal deadline, scholarship are awarded on a rolling basis each year. To be considered for the scholarship please contact the MIS department at jallegra@temple.edu

IBIT Campbell Soup Company Scholarship

The IBIT Campbell Soup Company Scholarship recognizes exceptional future Fox MIS students.

  • Award: Annual $5,000 scholarship to new high performing MIS students who demonstrate exceptional potential achievement and accomplishment. Recipients are selected by the Institute for Business and Information Technology. Recipients will be recognized at the annual Fox School IT Awards Reception. The award is for one year and is not renewable.
  • Eligibility: New students registered as MIS undergraduate majors.
  • Criteria: Recipients are selected based on exceptional high school performance and potential by a committee chaired by the Executive Director of the Institute for Business and Information Technology.
  • Deadline: There is no formal deadline, scholarship are awarded on a rolling basis each year. To be considered for the scholarship please contact the MIS department at jallegra@temple.edu

IBIT Lockheed Martin Scholarship

The IBIT Lockheed Martin Scholarship recognizes exceptional future Fox MIS students.

  • Award: Annual $5,000 scholarship to new high performing MIS students who demonstrate exceptional potential achievement and accomplishment. Recipients are selected by the Institute for Business and Information Technology. Recipients will be recognized at the annual Fox School IT Awards Reception. The award is for one year and is not renewable.
  • Eligibility: New students registered as MIS undergraduate majors.
  • Criteria: Recipients are selected based on exceptional high school performance and potential by a committee chaired by the Executive Director of the Institute for Business and Information Technology.
  • Deadline: There is no formal deadline, scholarship are awarded on a rolling basis each year. To be considered for the scholarship please contact the MIS department at jallegra@temple.edu

IBIT Walmart Scholarship

The IBIT Walmart Scholarship recognizes exceptional future Fox MIS students.

  • Award: Annual $5,000 scholarship to new high performing MIS students who demonstrate exceptional potential achievement and accomplishment. Recipients are selected by the Institute for Business and Information Technology. Recipients will be recognized at the annual Fox School IT Awards Reception. The award is for one year and is not renewable.
  • Eligibility: New students registered as MIS undergraduate majors.
  • Criteria: Recipients are selected based on exceptional high school performance and potential by a committee chaired by the Executive Director of the Institute for Business and Information Technology.
  • Deadline: There is no formal deadline, scholarship are awarded on a rolling basis each year. To be considered for the scholarship please contact the MIS department at jallegra@temple.edu

IT Leaders Scholarship

The IT Leaders Scholarship recognizes exceptional future Fox MIS students.

  • Award: Annual $5,000 scholarship to new high performing MIS students who demonstrate exceptional potential achievement and accomplishment. Recipients are selected by the Institute for Business and Information Technology. Recipients will be recognized at the annual Fox School IT Awards Reception. The award is for one year and is not renewable.
  • Eligibility: New students registered as MIS undergraduate majors.
  • Criteria: Recipients are selected based on exceptional high school performance and potential by a committee chaired by the Executive Director of the Institute for Business and Information Technology.
  • Deadline: There is no formal deadline, scholarship are awarded on a rolling basis each year. To be considered for the scholarship please contact the MIS department at jallegra@temple.edu

Institute for Business and Information Technology Research Scholarship

The IBIT Research Scholarship provides research funding for exceptional PhD students.

  • Award: Up-to $3,000 annual research fund or scholarship for new or continuing PhD students.  The research fund can be used for travel, research expenses, or computing equipment. Unused funds can be carried over but must be used before graduation.
  • Award Requirement: Complete a project that is sponsored by an IBIT member firm. Projects may involve analyzing requirements, researching options, conducting literature reviews, designing artifacts, and collecting and analyzing data. The project is to be summarized in an IBIT report within one month of completion of project. The report will be reviewed and approved by two members of The IBIT Report editorial board. 50% of the project fund will be made available upon awarding, and the remaining 50% will be made available after the report has been completed.
  • Eligibility: New or continuing students admitted as PhD students to the Fox School PhD in Business Administration program.
  • Criteria: Academic credentials such as test scores and potential for achievement as evidenced by previous accomplishments and recommendations. The scholarships are only awarded to exceptional students and is a recognition of your previous accomplishments and research potential.
  • Deadline and Submission: There is no formal deadline, scholarship are awarded on a rolling basis each year. To be considered for the scholarship please contact Joe Allegra at jallegra@temple.edu.