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The Mark D. Weiser
Excellence in Computing Scholarship


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The U. C. Berkeley Computer Science Division is honored to announce the Mark D. Weiser Excellence in Computing Scholarship. This scholarship has been established in memory of distinguished computer scientist and innovator Dr. Mark Weiser, Chief Technology Officer at Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC). Mark Weiser is widely considered to be the father of ubiquitous computing.


Donations to the scholarship may be made to:

Mark D. Weiser Excellence in Computing Scholarship
Berkeley Engineering Fund
University of California, Berkeley
201 McLaughlin Hall #1722
Berkeley, CA 94720-1722

In the left-hand corner of the check, please write "Mark D. Weiser Excellence in Computing Scholarship Fund." Gifts to the fund may also be made by credit card or by contributing securities. Gifts can also be initiated by email to Dan Estropia: danuel@coe.berkeley.edu.


The purpose of the Mark D. Weiser Excellence in Computing Scholarship is to provide merit-based tuition scholarships for undergraduate students pursuing degrees in Computer Science.

Recipients of the Mark D. Weiser Excellence in Computing Scholarship shall be selected from the most promising undergraduate students studying in the Division of Computing Sciences of the College of Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. Recipients of the Fund, who can be either entering or returning students, will be nominated by the Chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences or his/her designee.

The corpus of the Mark D. Weiser Excellence in Computing Scholarship shall be administered as an endowment by the University of California Berkeley Foundation in accordance with established Foundation policies. The principal of the Fund shall remain intact. Income from the Fund shall be transferred annually to the Regents for disbursement.

In the event that the University of California at Berkeley policies or external circumstances change to make such expenditure impossible or impracticable then the Fund may be used at the discretion of the Dean of the College of Engineering, giving consideration to the original stated interest of the donor.

Initial capitalization shall be gifted by multiple individuals, with the intent of creating a corpus of at least $25,000, the minimum amount established by the University to create a scholarship endowment.

Any individual, corporation, foundation, trust, estate or other legal entity may make additions to the Fund and such additions shall be subject to the provisions of these fund terms.

Terms and provisions of the Mark D. Weiser Excellence in Computing Scholarship have been established by Doug Kalish, who is representing the family and friends of Mark Weiser, and accepted by the College of Engineering and the University of California, Berkeley Foundation.



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