Major-Specific Scholarships for Transfers
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.
*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.
School of Education
*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.
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.
Eligible students will
- Enroll as a full-time student in the IUPU I 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:
- The IUPUI School of Science: http://www.science.iupui.edu
- The Urban Center for the Advancement of STEM -- Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics -- Education (UCASE): http://education.iupui.edu/ucase/about.aspx
- Indiana University School of Education @ IUPUI: http://education.iupui.edu/soe/applying/undergraduate/index.aspx
Or contact Dr. Kim Nguyen, ES 1121, tel. (317) 274-1126, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
School of Engineering and Technology
*Commitment to Engineering Excellence
$2,200 per academic year
Application deadline: February 1.
This is a scholarship for 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 School of Engineering and Technology. Preference will be given to transfer students with a GPA of 3.5. Students must complete the IUPUI scholarship application and an interview. This scholarship is renewable as long as a GPA of 3.2 is maintained. Students will also have opportunities for paid undergraduate research. This scholarship is not automatically renewable for continuing students. For more information please contact Dr. Terri Talbert-Hatch at 317-274-8703 or email@example.com.
Women in the Winner's Circle Scholarship
$1,000 per academic year (non renewable)
Application deadline: February 1
This scholarship is for female students applying to the Motorsports Engineering program. Applicants can be first time students or transfer students and must have some previous racing experience. Applicants must complete the scholarship application and submit a double spaced 500 word essay describing the contributions to motorsports made by females. For more information please contact Dr. Terri Talbert-Hatch at 317-274-8703 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Herron School of Arts
Herron In-State Portfolio Scholarship
Up to $3000
Deadline: April 1
The Herron Portfolio Scholarship is awarded based upon the quality of the student’s portfolio and application essay. This scholarship is awarded for the purpose of assisting with tuition costs only. It is open incoming freshmen and transfer students claiming Indiana residency on their IUPUI applications.
Herron Out-of-State Scholarship
Between $2000 and $8000 annually
Priority Deadlines: November 1 for spring semester applicants, March 1 for fall semester applicants
This scholarship is a multi-level scholarship awarded to incoming freshmen and transfer students who are categorized as non-residents by IUPUI’s Undergraduate Office of Admissions. The student may apply based on either his/her academic achievements or his/her portfolio. To be considered for renewal students must attend Herron full time, maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and continue their status as a non-resident.
For more information regarding Herron School of Art scholarships, contact email@example.com.
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. You may also contact the Student Affairs Office in Cavanaugh Hall, Room 401, call (317) 274-2465, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kelley School of Business
The IU Kelley School of Business offers many awards and scholarships to students who have been admitted to the IU Kelley School of Business. For more information contact the IU Kelley School of Business Office of External Affairs. Phone Number: (317) 274-7060 or email: email@example.com.
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.
School of Physical Education and Tourism Management
There are a number of scholarships available for continuing majors in the Department of Physical Education and Department of Tourism, Conventions, and Event Management. For more information regarding scholarship opportunities, contact Dean Jay Gladden at (317) 274-0606 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.