Intel-CIS Scholars

The Intel HBCU CIS Scholars program is a prestigious award program that is designed to provide resources and support for minority students matriculating at FAMU in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering. The benefits of being an Intel ECE Scholar include:

  • Receives an annual stipend ($7,500 for undergraduate students; $9,300 for graduate students) to help support their matriculation in a degree program.
  • Receives a research award to conduct high-quality research with a faculty mentor ($2,000 student stipend and $2,000 faculty mentor stipend);
  • Participates in professional development activities (mentoring, networking and outreach) as an ECE ambassador.
  • Receives special invitation to Intel-sponsored on-campus activities (e.g., Rockstar dinner, technical presentations, etc.)

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Must be a US citizen or have permanent residency;
  2. Must be a full-time junior or senior undergraduate student or a 1st or 2nd-year graduate student majoring in Electrical or Computer Engineering at FAMU;
  3. Must have a GPA of at least 3.00;
  4. Must be a member of an underrepresented minority group.
  • Scholarship recipients can receive annual stipend awards for up to two years as long as eligibility requirements are fully met.

College of Science and Technology
Supplemental Questions
  1. What will be your classification in Fall 2024?
  2. Please list your top three research interest.
  3. Please upload a 100-200 word statement describing your research and career goals.
  4. Please enter the names and email addresses of reference/recommendation providers below.
    • Reference Provider #1
    • Reference Provider #2
  5. Financial Aid
    • Do you currently recieve any financial aid?
    • If so, please state what types and amounts of financial aid you are currently receiving.