Other Scholarships

IUPUI Scholarships

These scholarships are unique to IUPUI.

After reviewing the information below, you can apply directly here.

Purpose:
To encourage undergraduate students to pursue teaching careers in science, social science, or engineering at any level of education; from the primary to the post-secondary level.

Eligibility:
The candidates must have:
• A GPA of 3.5 or higher
• Junior or senior status at the beginning of the award period
• 12 or more credit hours per semester (full-time) at IUPUI during the award period.
• Science and/or Math major OR science and/or math focus (see essay requirements)

Award:
A full award recipient may receive (1) a tuition scholarship for up to $2000; (2) a mentorship with an IUPUI faculty member; (3) Additional special opportunities, depending on the student’s own interests and needs.

The award:
• Is for one academic year, fall and spring semester.
• Requires reapplication for renewal.
• Allows a junior year award recipient to apply for a senior year award.

One $500 scholarship is awarded annually to the special education major or minor undergraduate student who best exemplifies the dedication to the principle and high professional standards of Dr. William Littlejohn. Application Deadline: Annually in December.
The Jesse H. and Beulah Chanley Cox Scholarship affirms and rewards the efforts of Indiana University students who have demonstrated the motivation and resourcefulness required for success through their part-time work and solid academic performance. Available to students at the Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses, it is the largest IU scholarship based on both of these significant criteria. Application Deadline: Annually in March.
The Nina Scholars program is dedicated to providing educational opportunities for individuals who would not normally receive traditional academic scholarships, and whose personal commitments and financial circumstances would preclude their attendance without substantial, long-term scholarship support. Application Deadline: Annually in March.

Indiana Student Financial Aid Scholarships

An individual is eligible for this Scholarship, if the individual:

  • is a minority student (defined as Black or Hispanic);
  • is admitted or already attends an eligible Indiana institution as a full-time student;
  • intends to pursue or is pursuing a course of study that would enable the student, upon graduation, to teach in an accredited school in Indiana;
  • agrees in writing to apply for a teaching position in an accredited school in Indiana following that student’s certification as a teacher and, if hired, to teach for at least three years; and
  • meets other minimum criteria established by the Commission for Higher Education.

Apply today for the Minority Teacher Scholarship.

Community Based Scholarships

The AFCEA STEM Teachers Scholarship offers $5000 scholarships to encourage the teaching of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects in American middle or secondary schools. – Interested candidates, teachers and mentors can get more information and download the scholarship application at http://stem.afcea.org. Application Deadline: Annually in the spring. Scholarships are awarded in August.
Scholarship awards are between $5,000 and $15,000 annually, growing by $1,000 each year until graduation. Eligible students must have graduated from high school and already be enrolled in a post-secondary degree or certificate program. Applicants must have a cumulative 3.0+ GPA and demonstrate financial need. Application Deadline: Annually in December.
The Indiana Council of Math Teachers annually offers $1500 scholarships to preservice elementary teachers (sophomore status or higher) who are interested in becoming outstanding math teachers. Application Deadline: Annually in May
A minimum of one scholarship shall be awarded annually in each of the eight (8) geographic areas of the Indiana Retired Teachers Association. Application Deadline: Annually in January.
Good Citizens Deserve Help With College! What makes you a good citizen? How do you demonstrate good citizenship through community volunteerism and leadership? Submit a short essay or video, complete the application form and submit two references directly connected to your community involvement for your chance to win. Be sure to apply early as participation is limited to the first 3,000 applicants. Application Deadline: Annually in May.
One (1) $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a woman who is employed at least 20 hours per week and has applied to or is attending a post-secondary institution, carrying at least a part-time class schedule.  This scholarship is only available to females 25 years of age or older and who have been an Indiana resident at least one year prior to the date of application. If you have questions about the scholarship program, contact Barb Mofield at the address below or phone/fax 765-345-9812 or email at infbpw@centurylink.net). Application Deadline: Annually on February 15th (download application PDF).
One (1) $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a woman who is re-entering the workforce, changing careers or is a displaced worker and who has applied to post-secondary institution for at least a part-time class schedule.  This scholarship is only available to a female 30 years of age or older and who has been an Indiana resident at least one year prior to the date of application. If you have questions about the scholarship program, contact Barb Mofield at the address below or phone/fax 765-345-9812 or email at infbpw@centurylink.net). Application Deadline: Annually on February 15 (download application PDF).