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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.

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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 ttalbert@iupui.edu.

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 ttalbert@iupui.edu.

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Herron School of Art and Design

Douglas L. Tillman Scholarship

Up to $1,000
Deadline: February 1
Established in 2007, the Douglas L. Tillman Scholarship goes to an incoming freshman or current undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled in Herron School of Art and Design who is in good academic standing with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Preference will be given to a minority student. For more information, visit www.herron.iupui.edu or contact the Office of Admissions and Student Services at (317) 278-9400 or herron4u@iupui.edu.

Harry A. Davis Memorial Scholarship

Up to $1,000
Deadline: February 1
A scholarship in memorial honor of Herron alumnus Harry A. Davis. Recipient is determined by consideration of her/her scholastic record and/or portfolio. For more information, visit www.herron.iupui.edu or contact the Office of Admissions and Student Services at (317) 278-9400 or herron4u@iupui.edu.

Joseph L. Van Sickle Scholarship

$10,000 for incoming freshmen, $12,000 for undergraduate continuing students
Deadline: February 1
Established in 1990, this award intends to support undergraduate students in memory of Orval Scott and Martha Rhodus Van Sickle. Recipient is determined by consideration of her/her scholastic record and/or portfolio. For more information, visit www.herron.iupui.edu or contact the Office of Admissions and Student Services at (317) 278-9400 or herron4u@iupui.edu.

Shared Heritage Scholarship

Up to $3,000 per year, renewable for up to 4 years
Deadline: February 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. Preference will be given to minority students. This scholarship is renewable for students who maintain good academic standing with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Students that add to the diversity at Herron are encouraged to apply.
For more information, visit www.herron.iupui.edu or contact the Office of Admissions and Student Services at (317) 278-9400 or herron4u@iupui.edu.

Herron Promising Artist Scholarship (For Residents of Wabash, IN)

$1,500
Deadline: February 1
This scholarship is awarded to one student who graduated high school in Wabash, Indiana. Recipient is determined by consideration of her/her scholastic record and/or portfolio. For more information, visit www.herron.iupui.edu or contact the Office of Admissions and Student Services at (317) 278-9400 or herron4u@iupui.edu.

Walter and Helen Mowrey Scholarship (For Residents of Lawrence or Warren Townships in Marion County, IN)

Up to $5,000
Deadline: February 1
Preference given to students who graduated high school in either Lawrence or Warren Townships in Marion County, Indiana. Students must pursue further training in art or art education at Herron School of Art and Design. Consideration will be given to those students who have graduated in the upper third of their high school class and have the recommendation of the high school principal and art teacher. For more information, visit www.herron.iupui.edu or contact the Office of Admissions and Student Services at (317) 278-9400 or herron4u@iupui.edu.

Fee Remission for Non-Indiana Residents

Up to $8,000, renewable for 4 years
Includes a $1,000 housing stipend per academic year
Deadline: February 1
This renewable fee remission is awarded to incoming freshmen and transfer students who are not permanent residents of the state of Indiana. To be considered for renewal, students must attend Herron School of Art and Design full time, maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA, and maintain their status as a non-resident. For more information, visit www.herron.iupui.edu or contact the Office of Admissions and Student Services at (317) 278-9400 or herron4u@iupui.edu.

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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) 274-2868, or e-mail samsMgr@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.

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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: mowens@iupui.edu.

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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, contact Melissa Seibert at (317) 278-7439 or mseibert@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 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.

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