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CS Significant Bits E-Newsletter

 General Announcements

  • CS Peer Mentor Applications Want to be a Computer Science Peer Mentor? Apply now on handshake #2516234 CS Mentor Program. You must be in the professional program to apply. This will also count towards CIS 018 for class credit.

  • Hack K-State. The student led Hackathon at K-State every year. Last year, they had 200 participants and are looking to put the event on in November again! They are currently looking for more organizers, so if you are interested in becoming an organizer for the event, email team@hackkstate.tech and they can get you more information!

Undergraduate Opportunities

  • CoderDojo Volunteer and Community Outreach Opportunity

    • CoderDojo MHK is a great opportunity for students to get involved mentoring youth in the Manhattan and Geary County communities. The group is ran and founded by Kansas State Computer Science students. In the sessions, elementary and middle school students will work closely with technical mentors to develop deeper programming skills. Demand for mentors is high due to great attendance (about 25 youth per session). As a computer science student at Kansas State, you are invited to apply to become a mentor for CoderDojo and help teach programming to the next generation of leaders in technology. It is a great way to improve your teaching skills and professionally develop. To apply to be a mentor for Coderdojo, please click here.


  • Mobindustry Scholarship

    • Mobindustry is wanting to support those who want to pursue a career in mobile and web development. The deadline to apply is June 15. Go to their website to see the requirements and to apply.

  • Softinventive Scholarship

    • Softinventive offers college students a merit-based scholarship award. Their scholarship program is available to high school seniors, graduates and college students who are residents of the United States and are currently enrolled at a recognized college or university for a computer engineering or computer science program. The deadline to apply is July 1. For eligibility requirements and application information, visit to their website.

  • Jelvix Scholarship

    • Jelvix is for those interested in science, innovative and emerging technologies, and engineering. They are giving away a $1,000 award for an original essay in hopes to help ease students educational endeavors. The deadline to apply is July 31, 2019. View the qualifications and submission details on their website.
  • Apriorit Scholarship

    • Apriorit Computer Science Scholarship will be awarded to one student passionate about computer engineering. The scholarship is worth $1000 and has a deadline of August 1. To learn if you are applicable for this scholarship, visit their website.

  • PixelPlex Scholarship

    • This scholarship was established to help support and inspire students to pursue further education in the fields of science, technology, and business. The deadline to apply is August 1. For more information, visit their website.

  • NetSpot Scholarship

    • NetSpot believes in the importance of supporting the future through education and think every little bit helps in building stronger relationships with technologies and understanding how to use them in a way that will be beneficial for a strong, safe, healthy society. View more information on their program by going to their website. The deadline to apply is August 31. For more information and the application, click here.

  • Newizze Scholarship

    • This scholarship is designed to motivate students to pay more attention to computer science. The deadline to apply is December 1. To learn how to apply for this scholarship, visit their website.

  • Jonah Engler Scholarship

    • The Jonah Engler Scholarship has been established to create visions for the future of Charitable giving. For Jonah, Charity has always been about “touch and feel” first, and technology second. The application deadline is December 1. For more information, visit their website.

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