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Major-Specific Scholarships for Continuing Students

(Please note that *Asterisk indicates that the scholarship can be applied for using the general Continuing Student Scholarship application. This link is available on your Onestart account.)

Health and Life Science Scholarship

Up to $2,000 in-state/$4,000 out-of-state per year, renewable for 4 years
Deadline: May 15

The competitive Health & Life Science Scholars Program is designed for students majoring in the health and life sciences. Continuing health and life science majors with a minimum of 25 credit hours completed at IUPUI by the end of the spring semester during which application is being made and at least a 3.50 GPA may apply for this competitive scholarship.

Contingent upon availability of funds, a Health and Life Science Scholar may be supported for additional years provided that the student has eligible unspent funds, continues in a degree program in a health or life science field, and maintains an overall GPA of at least 3.50. An award recipient may hold only one scholarship funded by the School of Science.

Application, resume, essay and two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a fulltime faculty member, must be received by May 15th. Contact Molly Rondeau, School of Science, at mroundeau@iupui.edu for additional information.

*Math and Science Education Scholarships

$2,500 per year
Deadline: March 15

The Math and Science Education Scholarship (MSES) Program offered by the Urban Center for the Advancement of Math/Science Education (UCASE), is designed to encourage and to support outstanding students who have had a strong math or science based major and who wish to pursue a career in math or science teaching at the middle and/or high school level. These competitive scholarships provide the annual awards of $2,500 each and they may be renewed for up to three years.

Scholarship eligibility:

  1. Student must be enrolled in a science or math based program and have completed at least 25 credits towards the degree.
  2. Student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale)
  3. Student must provide at least two (2) letters of recommendation, one of which should be from a faculty member of the student’s major at IUPUI.
  4. Student must be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.

The IUPUI Continuing Student Scholarship application, two letters of recommendation, and a 500-800 word-essay responding to the question: “What experience(s) has motivated you to pursue a career teaching science or mathematics?” must be received by the IUPUI Office of Student Scholarships, CA 103 by March 15. Eligible students from the under-represented minority groups are encouraged to apply. Please note that a MSES award recipient may not concurrently hold the Dean of Science Scholarship. The MSES is renewable only if the recipient maintains an overall GPA of 3.00 or higher, and continues to pursue an academic plan leading to certification as a teacher of mathematics or science. For more information contact Dr. Kim Nguyen, (317) 274-1126 or knguyen@iupui.edu.

*Teach Science – Noyce Scholarship

This scholarship program is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). At IUPUI, it is designed to encourage and support outstanding Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Earth Science students who have a desire to teach middle school and/or high school science. Noyce Scholars will graduate with a BA or BS degree in science as well as a secondary science teaching certification. These competitive scholarships will provide annual awards of $10,200 each year for up to two years, and may also include up to two $2,000 summer scholarships for students taking summer courses. Scholarship recipients will agree to teach for 2 years in a high-need school district after graduation for every year of scholarship. Applicants from under-represented minority groups are encouraged.

Application deadlines:

March 15 – For scholarships beginning the following FALL semester. Students must apply to the Secondary Teacher Education Program by February 7.

October 15 – For scholarships beginning the following SPRING semester. Student must also apply to the Secondary Teacher Education Program by September 7.

Scholarship Eligibility:

Eligible students will

  • enroll as a full-time student in the IUPUI School of Science and maintain an overall GPA of 2.9 / 4.0*.
  • have successfully completed at least 60 credit hours.
  • apply to the Learning to Teach/Teaching to Learn program* (offered through the Indiana University School of Education @ IUPUI) by February 7 for fall admission or September 7 for spring admission
  • be a citizen or permanent resident on the U.S.

*The Noyce Scholarship is renewable only if the recipient continues in good standing with the School of Science and the School of Education, and continues to pursue an academic plan leading to a licensed certification as a science teacher. Request for scholarship renewal is required. For more information please about the Noyce Scholars Program, visit the following sites:

Or contact Dr. Kim Nguyen, ES 1121, tel. (317) 274-1126, or email knguyen@iupui.edu.

School of Education

Review the School of Education Scholarship opportunities here: School of Education Scholarship Opportunities


Hurston-Evans Scholarship

Up to $1,000, renewable for an additional year
Deadline: February 1

Created in honor of Zora Neale Hurston and Mari Evans, this scholarship seeks to encourage the study of subjects that transcend gender, race, age, culture and economic status and are designed to support students whose creativity, academic achievements and goals reflect the issues articulated in the works of these two prominent American literary figures. Students seeking a baccalaureate degree in the creative arts, including composing and music performance, liberal arts and social sciences are encouraged to apply. Recipients participate in educational activities each semester. Up to ten $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to continuing IUPUI students. Two scholarships may be renewed for an additional year with maintenance of a 3.0 GPA, full-time enrollment, and selection as an upper-class mentor. The final round of applicants will be invited to interview with the committee.Apply via the Liberal Arts Scholarship Application located here: Liberal Arts Scholarship Application

Sam Masarachia Scholarship

Equivalent to full-tuition and fees; renewable for up to 4 years (in-state rate – 12-15 credit hours per semester). Deadline: February 1, admission and scholarship application.

The Sam Masarachia Scholars Program prepares students for active roles in society by putting the knowledge acquired in the classroom to work for grassroots organizations fighting for social justice.  Open to full-time beginning students and full-time continuing students with 60 or more credit hours to complete for their BA/BS degree and a GPA of at least 3.0. Recipients must be interested in studies and internships related to labor/unionism, senior citizens and/or community activism.  Selection is based on a combination of academic qualifications and evidence of commitment to and familiarity with one or more of the program areas. Financial need is considered as well. Significant emphasis is placed on the essay. Both entering freshmen and continuing student finalists will be interviewed. Recent graduates must have graduated in the upper 40% of their high school class with a minimum of 1000 SAT/21 ACT. Apply via the Liberal Arts Scholarship Application located here: Liberal Arts Scholarship Application

*Richard Rapala Scholarships

Up to $1,000
Deadline: March 1, admission and application

New students majoring in Chemistry, Cytotechnology, Medical Laboratory Sciences, or Nursing are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Emphasis will be placed on academic merit and financial need. All applicants must be admitted unconditionally and submit the FAFSA by March 1.

World Police & Fire Games Scholarship

Deadline: March 31

The World Police and Fire Games fund is intended to assist full time or retired police officers and firefighters in their pursuit of an education. The scholarship can be used toward any undergraduate or graduate program at IUPUI. Applications are due March 31st. Contact: Dr. Kenna Quinet (317) 274-3447 or kfquinet@iupui.edu for more information.

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School of Liberal Arts

The School of Liberal Arts offers more than 30 awards and scholarships to students with declared majors in the IU School of Liberal Arts. These awards and scholarships range from $50 - $3,000 or full tuition. For a complete list of opportunities, criteria and procedures, visit the Liberal Arts website and go here to apply: Liberal Arts Scholarship Application. You may also contact the Student Affairs Office in Cavanaugh Hall, Room 401, call (317) 274-2465, or e-mail libarts@iupui.edu. Most Liberal Arts scholarship applications are due February 1, with the exception of the Hurston-Evans and the Masarachia scholarships for which the deadline is March 1. Below is a sample of the types of awards and scholarships offered.

School of Liberal Arts Dean’s Scholarship

$2,000
Deadline: February 1

This scholarship is to recognize and support academically outstanding juniors and seniors. Liberal Arts majors with 3.5 or higher GPA may apply.

Beaudry Summer Scholarships Fund for French and Francophone Studies

Up to $1,000
Deadline: February 1

Available to French majors participating in a French language summer study abroad program.

Arminda B. and Jean C. Bepko Scholarship

Up to $500
Deadline: January 31

Students enrolled at IUPUI with a minor in Women’s Studies, who have completed their freshman year and have a minimum 2.8 GPA are encouraged to apply for this scholarship. Contact Women’s Studies for more info at (317) 274-7611.

Margaret A. Cook Foreign Study Award

Up to $2,000
Deadline: February 1

This scholarship is available to Liberal Arts majors who participate in an IU study abroad program. Applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA.

Mary F. Crisler Scholarship

$3,000
Deadline: February 1

This scholarship is for Liberal Arts majors with a minimum 3.5 GPA in their major field of study, based upon completion of at least two IUPUI courses in the major, one of which must be at the 300-level or above. Scholars conduct a research project with a faculty mentor.

Marium J. Fauré Family Scholarship

Up to $1,000
Deadline: February 1

This award is for upper-class students majoring in the French language and literature. Eligible students should have a high cumulative GPA and have demonstrated interest in and contribution to fostering the study of the French language, literature and culture at IUPUI and/or in the community.

Friends of Women’s Studies Scholarships

Up to $1,500
Deadline: January 31

This scholarship is for students with a strong interest in women’s issues and who have completed at least 6 credit hours in the Women’s Studies Program. Amounts vary from year to year. Contact Women’s Studies for more information at (317) 274-7611.

Loretta Lunsford Scholarship

$3,000
Deadline: February 1

This scholarship is for Liberal Arts students who have completed 90-110 credit hours with a minimum 3.3 GPA who plan to pursue graduate studies in humanities or social sciences.

Rebecca Pitts Scholarship

Up to $2,000
Deadline: February 1

This scholarship is available to full-time Liberal Arts students who have completed 90-110 credit hours with a minimum 3.3 GPA and who plan to pursue graduate studies in humanities or social sciences.

Please note that *Asterisk indicates that the scholarship can be applied for using the general Continuing Student Scholarship application.

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Kelley School of Business

Citizens Energy Group RISE Diversity Scholarship 1

• Student must be registered in a course which has a R-I-S-E designation
• Student must be enrolled in the Kelley School of Business at IUPUI
• Student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2
• Student must be an Indiana resident
• Preference given to Marion county residents or residents of the seven contiguous counties
• Special consideration is given to underrepresented populations

Citizens Energy Group RISE Diversity Scholarship 2

• Student must be registered in a course which has a R-I-S-E designation
• Student must be enrolled in the Kelley School of Business at IUPUI
• Student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2
• Student must be an Indiana resident
• Preference given to Marion county residents or residents of the seven contiguous counties
• Special consideration is given to underrepresented populations

Powers & Sons Construction Company, Inc. RISE Diversity Scholarship

• Student must be registered in a course which has a R-I-S-E designation
• Student must be enrolled in the Kelley School of Business at IUPUI
• Student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8
• Student must be a resident of the State of Indiana with preference given to Marion, Lake, St. Joseph and Allen county residents
• Special consideration will be given to underrepresented populations

Mays Family Rise Scholarship for Men in Business

• Student must be registered in a course which has a R-I-S-E designation
• Student must be a male undergraduate student in the Kelley School of Business at IUPUI
• Special consideration will be given to underrepresented populations

To find information on the RISE course available this spring visit: http://registrar.iupui.edu/rise-challenge.html
Application due November 1, 2013 at 5:00pm and can be found on the Kelley Admit Oncourse Site
For Information on applying for these scholarships please email Brittany Gleitsman at bgleitsm@iupui.edu


School of Informatics and Computing

*All of the School of Informatics and Computing Scholarships are available on the IUPUI Online Scholarship Application*

Health Information Technology Scholarship

Up to $1,000
Deadline: March 15
This scholarship supports a junior or senior at IUPUI majoring in Informatics, Health Information Administration or Media Arts and Science with an interest in health information technology, and who has a GPA of 3.2 or higher. May be given to a student with a strong affinity for working in a health field through the study of informatics and the health sciences, health information administration, bioinformatics or media arts and science. The student demonstrates strong leadership qualities and a desire to pursue education beyond the undergraduate degree.

Dean's Advisory Council Senior Scholarship

$1,000
Deadline: March 15
This scholarship supports a student of senior standing currently majoring in Informatics or Media Arts and Science, and who has a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Student must have a record of innovation, community service or academic excellence. The student must also maintain his or her major in Informatics or Media Arts and Science throughout his or her senior year.

The Officeworks/Tom O'Neil Scholarship

$1,000
Deadline: March 15
This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student in the School of Informatics and Computing on the IUPUI campus. Recipients will have an interest in the study of Informatics, and have a record of academic excellence as determined by the Scholarship Committee of the School, including but not limited to a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Because, as part of its mission, Indiana University is committed to diversity, special consideration will be given to underrepresented populations, including but not limited to financially challenged students and students with a Hispanic background.


Tyler R. Stull Memorial Scholarship

$1,500
Deadline: March 15
This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student of senior standing majoring in Media Arts and Science, and who has a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Student must demonstrate significant talent and future career potential in the area of graphic or sound design. Preference given to students who are Indiana residents and demonstrate financial need.

Gertrude L. Gunn Memorial Fund Scholarship

$1,000 (multiple scholarships may be awarded)
Deadline: March 15
This scholarship is available to students with junior or senior standing who have been admitted into the Health Information Administration professional program, and who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The student must demonstrate financial need. HIA students must be Fully Qualified and Unconditionally Admitted to receive the Gertrude L. Gunn Memorial Scholarship. Pre-HIA students who are eligible to apply to the HIA professional program but who have not yet been admitted are eligible to apply for the scholarship. However, if you are awarded a scholarship you must continue to meet the requirements of the program (including but not limited to grade requirements for prerequisites, and admission and enrollment in the Fall semester to the HIA program) in order to receive the scholarship.

School of Education

Challenger Scholarship

Tuition and stipend
Deadline: April 4

Established in memory of the Challenger crew, this scholarship supports students majoring in sciences, engineering or social sciences, with intent to pursue a teaching career at any level–elementary to graduate. Must be first bachelor’s degree only. Call LaVerne Johnson at (317) 274-6831 for more information and applications. Applications also available at Click Here to Download.

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School of Engineering and Technology

Apply for the Engineering and Technology scholarships via the IUPUI Online Application on Onestart.

Commitment to Engineering Excellence

$2,200 per academic year
Application deadline: March 15

This is a scholarship that gives preference to underrepresented students, specifically women and minority students whose presence will enhance the learning environment through increased diversity in the School of Engineering and Technology. Students must be directly admitted to the School of Engineering and Technology in an engineering or engineering technology program. Students may re-apply for this scholarship each year. Students will also have opportunities for paid undergraduate research. Students are required to attend workshops throughout the semester and 10 hours of service per semester.For more information please contact Dr. Terri Talbert-Hatch at 317-274-8703 or ttalbert@iupui.edu.

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Herron School of Art and Design

Helen Mowery Scholarship

$500-$1,000
Deadline: April 1

The Helen Mowrey scholarship gives priority to Marion County students graduating from Lawrence or Warren Township’s high schools. The deadline for this scholarship is the April 1 before fall semester enrollment. It is open incoming freshmen and transfer students claiming Indiana residency on their IUPUI admissions application. No scholarship application required. For more information, contact Herron Student Services, (317) 278-9400 or herrart@iupui.edu.

Shared Heritage Scholarship

Up to $2500 annually
Deadline: April 1

The Shared Heritage Scholarship was established in 1996 in conjunction with the Shared Heritage exhibition at the Indianapolis Museum of Art in recognition of four African-American artists: John W. Hardwick, William Majors, William E. Scott, and Hale Woodruff. Incoming freshmen or transfer students applying to be full-time students to Herron School of Art and Design are eligible for this scholarship. To be considered for renewal, the student must attend full time and maintain a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA. A portfolio application is required. Students that add to the diversity of Herron are encouraged to apply.

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School of Journalism

The system-wide School of Journalism awarded over 70 scholarships totaling approximately $150,000 for students on the Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses each academic year. IUPUI students who are formally accepted as School of Journalism majors may obtain a scholarship application in December of each year from the Journalism office, IT 557 or call (317) 278-5320.

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School of Physical Education and Tourism Management

There are a number of scholarships available for continuing majors in the Department of Kinesiology and Department of Tourism, Conventions, and Event Management. For more information regarding scholarship opportunities, go to The PETM Scholarships website.

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School of Continuing Studies

*Irving J. Levy Scholarship

$500 up to $2,500
Deadline: March 15

During 30 years with IUPUI, Irving J. Levy exemplified his motto of “Students Come First” and showed unwavering dedication to students, particularly adult students. Upon his retirement and in honor of Dr. Levy’s dedication to students, the Irving J. Levy Scholarship was established by the Faculty Advisory Committee of the IUPUI General Studies Degree Program. This scholarship is available to an adult General Studies student who exhibits scholastic achievement and demonstrable financial aid need as defined by the FAFSA. The scholarship is intended to cover the cost of tuition and must be used within the academic school year it is given. For more information contact Desiree Jaynes at (317) 278-7600 or desjayne@iupui.edu.

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School of Nursing

The School of Nursing offers a variety of scholarships, dollar amounts vary depending on the specific scholarship. The scholarships have a deadline of April 1. Various applications are available at: www.nursing.iupui.edu/EducationalServices/default.asp.

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School of Science

Frank G. and Ernestine M. Lambertus Scholarship

Up to $2500 non-renewable
Deadline: January 15th

It is the intent of the Donors that the scholarship be given to an undergraduate student(s) who is pursuing a degree in the School of Science, who has demonstrated progress and significant improvement in his/her academic program, and who is a working student or who otherwise demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to a student(s) who is from central Indiana and to a student(s) who demonstrates civic engagement. One letter of recommendation from a School of Science faculty member is required. Contact jlthomp@iupui.edu for additional information.

Freshman Work Program

The Freshman Work Program is a retention program funded by a grant from the campus-wide “Commitment to Excellence” program. Full-time beginning freshman students are eligible for up to 10 hours of work per week for the academic year. While all beginning full-time first-year students in science and liberal arts are eligible to participate in the program, students should ascertain if their department sponsors student positions.

The Freshman Work Program provides students an opportunity to link work and learning as a mechanism for retention. The positions pay up to $9.00 per hour and can lead to other forms of student support such as upper division scholarships, employment in research or teaching labs, and undergraduate research stipends. First-semester beginning biology students should contact Jane Alexander, Undergraduate Advisor, at (317) 274-0589 or janealex@iupui.edu.

Indiana Geology & Gem Society Scholarship

$1,000
Deadline: January 15

The Indiana Geology and Gem Society Scholarship is made possible by a generous gift from the Indiana Geology and Gem Society to support an Earth Sciences (Geology and Environmental Science) student who is within twelve months of graduation at the start of the Fall semester. One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to be used towards tuition, fees and books for Fall semester. Students considered for this scholarship must be majoring in Environmental Science or Geology, be in good academic standing with a minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA, and must enroll in a minimum of 9 credit hours in the Fall semester after the award is granted. To be considered for this scholarship, students must fill out an application, and submit a resume and essay response to two questions to the Oncourse site for ES Scholarships. For additional information, students may contact Joshua Peaslee, Earth Sciences Advisor, at peasleej@iupui.edu.

IUPUI Earth Sciences Alumni Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by a generous gift from the Alumni of the Department of Earth Sciences at IUPUI to support a qualified Earth Sciences (Geology and Environmental Science) senior student within twelve months of graduation at the start of the Fall semester. One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to be used towards tuition, fees and books for Fall semester. Students considered for this scholarship must be majoring in Environmental Science or Geology, be in good academic standing with a minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA, and must enroll in a minimum of 18 credit hours during the academic year following the award. To be considered for this scholarship, students must fill out an application, and submit a resume and essay response to two questions to the Oncourse site for ES Scholarships. For additional information, students may contact Joshua Peaslee, Earth Sciences Advisor, at peasleej@iupui.edu.

Air and Waste Management Association (AWMA) Scholarship

The Air and Waste Management Association (AWMA) Scholarship is offered to Earth Science (Geology and Environmental Science) undergraduate and graduate students. The AWMA Scholarship will award one (1) undergraduate and one (1) graduate student $750 each to apply towards their education. Students considered for this scholarship must be a graduate or undergraduate student in Earth Sciences, be a US citizen (or permanent resident) and an Indiana resident, successfully completed a minimum of 9 credit hours towards an Earth Science degree including GEOL-G110 or GEOL-G107 (undergrad applicants only), and be in good academic standing with a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA.. To be considered for this scholarship, students must fill out an application, and submit a resume and essay response to two questions to the Oncourse site for ES Scholarships. For additional information, students may contact Joshua Peaslee, Earth Sciences Advisor, at peasleej@iupui.edu.

Dean of Science Scholarship

Students who have applied for admission by January 1, who have a minimum high school GPA of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) and who score 1250 or higher on the SAT or 28 or higher on the ACT may be eligible for this scholarship. The School of Science Dean’s Scholars Program is designed for beginning School of Science freshmen. These merit-based scholarships provide awards of up to $2,000 per academic year renewable up to $8,000. No application is required. Students are automatically considered based on early admission application and standardized test scores. Contingent upon availability of funds, a Dean’s Scholar who is a beginning major may be supported for up to eight regular (fall/spring) semesters provided that the student continues in a degree program in the School of Science and maintains an overall GPA of at least 3.50. An award recipient may hold only one scholarship funded by the School of Science. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. Please contact Molly Rondeau for questions at mrondeau@iupui.edu.

DJ Angus-Scientech Education Foundation Scholarship

Up to $2,500
Deadline: January 15

The DJ Angus-Scientech Education Foundation Scholarship in the School of Science recognizes science students attending IUPUI who excel academically, show promise of success in their future careers and require financial assistance to attend college. The DJ Angus-Scientech Education Foundation Scholarship recipient will receive a scholarship payable in two installments, one installment per semester.

Applicants must

  1. be School of Science majors on the IUPUI campus,
  2. be graduates of a high school which is located in Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Madison, Marion, Morgan or Shelby county,
  3. be working toward completion of a first baccalaureate degree,
  4. have completed at least 25 credit hours of course work at IUPUI by the time of application,
  5. have an overall minimum grade point average of 2.80 by the time of application, and
  6. qualify for financial aid. Application and essay must be received by Jan. 15th.

Contact Molly Rondeau at mrondeau@iupui.edu for additional information.

Robert Noyce Scholarships

$9,000 stipend for a 12 month graduate program Transition to Teaching (T2T) for math and science secondary education.

The Robert Noyce Scholarship program, funded by the National Science Foundation, provides $9,000 stipends to bachelor degree holders who majored in science, mathematics or engineering and plan to become certified science and mathematics teachers in grades 6-12. The Robert Noyce Scholarship recipients are awarded on the basis of academic merit, with consideration given to the established financial need and the diversity of applicants in the program. For consideration, the Robert Noyce scholarship applicants must be prepared for admission to the IUPUI’s One-Year Transition to Teaching (T2T) program in the School of Education http://education.iupui.edu/soe/programs/graduate/t2t.aspx. For additional information about admissions to the T2T program, contact School of Education at (317) 274-6801, or email Dr. Kim Nguyen knguyen@iupui.edu, Director of Operation, the Urban Center for the Advancement of STEM Education (UCASE). Individuals who are interested in the Robert Noyce Scholarship program and want to begin the T2T program in June  must have their academic credentials for admission reviewed by the School of Education no later than January 30. Noyce Scholarship interviews are scheduled in March and scholarship awards are offered in April.

Anna K. Suter Scholarship

$300-$2,500, Renewable
Deadline: February 1, application

This competitive scholarship is available to full-time undergraduate mathematics majors. Recipients are chosen based on academic achievement and professional objective. An application may be obtained in the Math Department, LD270 or from the website at Application Here. Scholarship recipients must apply each year for consideration. Questions should be directed to the Math Department at (317) 274-6918, email: info@math.iupui.edu.


Dr. John D. Barnwell Memorial Scholarship

$500
Deadline: January 15, Application

The Dr. John D. Barnwell Memorial Scholarship is to be awarded to a continuing science major in the School of Science who has effectively integrated the sciences and the arts into his or her undergraduate career, going beyond the minimal requirements of science majors for courses in the arts and humanities. The nominee may be pursuing a double major in science and arts and humanities, or pursuing a minor in the arts and humanities. Or, he or she could be involved in the arts and humanities in other ways. For example, having art as a hobby or playing in an orchestra, or just being a patron of the arts.
Furthermore, the nominee should reflect the character and values that Dr. John Barnwell represented and encouraged. These are: high personal standards of ethics and scholarship, respect for the principles of friendship, and a deep appreciation for the importance of process in the conduct of one’s life. That is, how does the nominee handle life? What set of life affirming and honest values does he or she possess which overcome the circumstances of his or her life, making it productive, satisfying and inspirational to others?
One letter of recommendation from a School of Science faculty member is required.

Contact Molly Rondeau at mrondeau@iupui.edu for additional information.

Psi Chi Scholarship

When Deidre Bingham completed her psychology degree in 2003, she and her husband, Alpheus, celebrated by creating the Psi Chi Scholarship. The recipient is a member of the IUPUI chapter of Psi Chi, a national honor society, who carries a minimum 3.50 GPA and demonstrates outstanding leadership and service to the department, school and camp. Contact the School of Science Department of Psychology for more information at: psyinfo.@iupui.edu.

Pre-Med Club IUPUI Academic Scholarship

The Pre-Med Club of IUPUI has established a scholarship program designed in part to support tuition and books for undergraduate students with intentions of pursuing medical school. Based on availability of funds, this scholarship will be awarded once a year in the Fall semester. This scholarship recognizes an outstanding student who will be a junior, or first semester senior during the time the scholarship is awarded. Applications will be reviewed and the awardee selected by the Executive Board of the Pre-Med Club IUPUI. Contact Molly Rondeau at mrondeau@iupui.edu for information.
Award Amount: Up to $500
Application Deadline: January 15

School of Science Alumni Association Academic Achievement Scholarship

The School of Science Alumni Association Academic Achievement Scholarship is to be awarded to a continuing undergraduate science major with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.75 on 4.00 scale. Preference will be given to those who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and service to the school. The number, amount, and recipient(s) of the scholarship will be determined by the Scholarship Committee of the School of Science Alumni Association.
Award Amount: Up to $500
Application Deadline:January 15
Scholarship Contact:For more information contact: Joe Thompson atjlthomp@iupui.edu

Women in Science Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded to School of Science majors selected to live in the Women in Science residential learning community. Selection is based on academic achievement and educational and career goals.
Application Deadline: April 15
Award Amount:$1000
Scholarship Contact: Contact Britt Reese at reeseb@iupui.edu for additional information.

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School of Social Work

The School of Social Work offers scholarships to undergraduate students (admitted to the program) throughout the academic year. Scholarships are based primarily on academic standing. *Funding may be limited. For information concerning scholarship availability, please contact Katrina Patterson at (317) 274-8359.

International Student Scholarship Opportunities

International Student Grant

Deadline: April 1 (Fall semester)
November 1 (Spring semester)

The International Student Grant program provides scholarships to international undergraduate and graduate degree-seeking students who have a strong academic record and who are experiencing severe financial hardship. Award amounts vary. The student must hold F-1 or J-1 student visa status, be assessed tuition at the out-of-state rate, and have completed at least two semesters of full-time coursework at IUPUI at the time the award begins. For more information, contact the Office of International Affairs at (317) 274-7000 or intlaff@iupui.edu.

Attention: International Students

Some IUPUI scholarships do require U.S. citizenship and/or Indiana residency, as well as financial need as defined by the FAFSA. If, however, international students meet the eligibility criteria for any other scholarships listed in this brochure that do not have the above requirements, then you are invited to apply. Depending on your academic major, you may also be eligible to apply for other scholarships within your academic department.

Note: International student scholarships may be subject to U.S. tax; completing the University’s International Tax Questionnaire will ensure that any required tax is withheld at the lowest rate possible. For more information contact the IUPUI Office of International Affairs at (317) 274-7000 or intlaff@iupui.edu.

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