Undergraduate Scholarships in Computer Science

UK – Royal Holloway, University of London, a beautiful campus close to London, is a great place to study. There are a small department friendly and world class research. The Department of Computer Science offers a number of Departmental Undergraduate Scholarships for undergraduates at the start of their university studies.

Name: Departmental Undergraduate Scholarship Challenge 2009-10
Amount: £1,000 in the first year, £500 in years two and three
Level
: undergraduate
Field of Study
: Computer Science
Rules: Click here
Submission form: http://www.cs.rhul.ac.uk/Studying/challenge2009/submission.php
Closing Date
: 12th june 2009

DESCRIPTION
The Department of Computer Science offers a number of Departmental Undergraduate Scholarships for undergraduates at the start of their university studies. Candidates are eligible to try for a Scholarship by entering the Challenge. All entries will be assessed and the entry or entries judged to be the best will lead to the offer of a Scholarship which will be confirmed upon enrolment for that year.

Departmental Undergraduate Scholarships 2009-2010

  1. £1,000 in the first year of study in the Computer Science Department at RHUL.
  2. renewable at the rate of £500 in years two and three.


Entry instructions

The Challenge consists of two parts – a test of abstract reasoning skills, and a programming challenge.

You must submit your entry using this on-line form.

You must submit a file in plain text (txt), a Word format (doc), portable document format (pdf), rich text format (rtf) or the Open document format (ODF), with your answers to the four questions.

You must submit a plain text file with the source code of your program. Any of PERL, Java, ANSI C++, ANSI C, and Visual Basic are acceptable languages.

If your program requires several files (Java classes or Basic resource files for instance) the the whole package must be zipped (gzip, tar, winzip etc) into a single file for submission.

Any program submitted must include detailed instructions (in the program code, as comments, or in a README file) for executing the program.

Your entry must be your own work and you must click the box which states that the submission is your own work.

The closing date for entries is Friday 12th June 2009.
Assessment

Submissions will be assessed by the Admissions team of the Department of Computer Science, Royal Holloway, University of London. Your answers to the abstract questions must include enough working so that we can see how you came to your answers. Your program will not just be assessed on correctness and speed. It will also be assessed on coding style and general code quality.

Early entries of sufficient merit may be awarded scholarships before the closing date at the discretion of the Admissions team.

The Department’s judgment of the quality of submissions is final.

The Department cannot be held responsible for any lost, delayed or corrupted entries.

The full results will be announced on Monday 6th July 2009 and all contestants will be notified of the results. The names of the winners will be published on the website.

Eligibility

The Challenge is open to any candidate who is considering applying, or has applied, to study Computer Science or a related degree in the Department of Computer Science at Royal Holloway, University of London.

The Challenge is open to contestants of all nationalities and all countries.

Employees of Royal Holloway, University of London and their families are not eligible to enter this Scholarship Challenge.

Renewal

Only those Scholars who achieve an overall first class mark in their end-of-year examinations for years one and two will be eligible for the renewal of the award in years two and three, when the continuation awards of £500 p.a. will be paid.

The closing date for submission is Friday 12th June 2009.
Early submissions will be assessed periodically and scholarship offers may be made before the closing date

Department of Computer Science, University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX
Tel/Fax : +44 (0)1784 443421 /439786

Visit the official website

Advertisement