Human Computer Interaction

Human–computer interaction (HCI) researches the design and use of computer technology, focused on the interfaces between people (users) and computers. Researchers in the field of HCI both observe the ways in which humans interact with computers and design technologies that let humans interact with computers in novel ways. As a field of research, human–computer interaction is situated at the intersection of computer science, behavioral sciences, design, media studies, and several other fields of study. The term was popularized by Stuart K. Card, Allen Newell, and Thomas P. Moran in their seminal 1983 book, The Psychology of Human–Computer Interaction, although the authors first used the term in 1980 and the first known use was in 1975. The term connotes that, unlike other tools with only limited uses (such as a hammer, useful for driving nails but not much else), a computer has many uses and this takes place as an open-ended dialog between the user and the computer. The notion of dialog likens human–computer interaction to human-to-human interaction, an analogy which is crucial to theoretical considerations in the field.

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Scholarships for Human Computer Interaction Majors

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Siebel Scholars Program

Siebel Scholars Foundation

$35,000 Varies See Details
 

Siebel Scholars Program

Siebel Scholars Foundation

award

$35,000

deadline

Varies
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Emmy Noether Award

Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation

$25,000 March 26, 2021 See Details
 

Emmy Noether Award

Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation

award

$25,000

deadline

March 26, 2021
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FIRST Scholarship - Bay Atlantic University

FIRST

$13,500 August 15, 2021 See Details
 

FIRST Scholarship - Bay Atlantic University

FIRST

award

$13,500

deadline

August 15, 2021
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Memorial Scholarship

American Association of University Women - Naperville Area

$5,000 March 31, 2021 See Details
 

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Memorial Scholarship

American Association of University Women - Naperville Area

award

$5,000

deadline

March 31, 2021
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James and Viola Jones Scholarship

Elizabeth Forward Alumni and Friends Association

$1,500 February 28, 2021 See Details
 

James and Viola Jones Scholarship

Elizabeth Forward Alumni and Friends Association

award

$1,500

deadline

February 28, 2021
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Cindy Miller Ollendyke Scholarship

Elizabeth Forward Alumni and Friends Association

$1,000 February 28, 2021 See Details
 

Cindy Miller Ollendyke Scholarship

Elizabeth Forward Alumni and Friends Association

award

$1,000

deadline

February 28, 2021
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Blacks at Microsoft Scholarships

Microsoft Corporation

Up to $5,000 March 31, 2021 See Details
 

Blacks at Microsoft Scholarships

Microsoft Corporation

award

Up to $5,000

deadline

March 31, 2021
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AFCEA Tidewater Chapter Scholarship

Armed Forces Communication-Electronics Association, Tidewater

Up to $1,000 May 30, 2021 See Details
 

AFCEA Tidewater Chapter Scholarship

Armed Forces Communication-Electronics Association, Tidewater

award

Up to $1,000

deadline

May 30, 2021
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Carl and Patsy Pro STEM Scholarship

Elizabeth Forward Alumni and Friends Association

$500 February 28, 2021 See Details
 

Carl and Patsy Pro STEM Scholarship

Elizabeth Forward Alumni and Friends Association

award

$500

deadline

February 28, 2021
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FIRST Scholarship - Molloy College

FIRST

$500 March 01, 2021 See Details
 

FIRST Scholarship - Molloy College

FIRST

award

$500

deadline

March 01, 2021
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