Other Scholarships

IUPUI Scholarships

These scholarships are unique to IUPUI.

Purpose:
This scholarship is intended to encourage and support undergraduate students to pursue teaching careers at any level of education from the primary to the post-secondary level.

Eligibility:
The candidates must have:
• Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
• Junior or senior status at the beginning of the award period
• Must be enrolled as a fulltime student at the time of application
• Must be majoring in Education with preference for students who plan to make math and science a focus in their curriculum (See essay requirements)

Award:
A full award recipient may receive (1) a 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.

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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 scholarshipsto encourage the teaching of science, technology, engineering andmath (STEM) subjects in American middle or secondary schools. –Interested candidates, teachers and mentors can get moreinformation and download the scholarship application athttp://stem.afcea.org. Application Deadline: Annually in thespring. Scholarships are awarded in August.

Scholarship awards are between $5,000 and $15,000 annually,growing by $1,000 each year until graduation. Eligible studentsmust have graduated from high school and already be enrolled ina post-secondary degree or certificate program. Applicants musthave a cumulative 3.0+ GPA and demonstrate financial need.Application Deadline: Annually in December.

The Indiana Council of Math Teachers annually offers $1500scholarships to preservice elementary teachers (sophomorestatus or higher) who are interested in becoming outstandingmath teachers. Application Deadline: Annually in May

A minimum of one scholarship shall be awarded annually in eachof the eight (8) geographic areas of the Indiana Retired TeachersAssociation. Application Deadline: Annually in January.

Good Citizens Deserve Help With College! What makes you a goodcitizen? How do you demonstrate good citizenship throughcommunity volunteerism and leadership? Submit a short essay orvideo, complete the application form and submit two referencesdirectly connected to your community involvement for yourchance to win. Be sure to apply early as participation is limited tothe first 3,000 applicants. Application Deadline: Annually in May.

One (1) $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a woman who isemployed at least 20 hours per week and has applied to or isattending a post-secondary institution, carrying at least a part-time class schedule.  This scholarship is only available to females25 years of age or older and who have been an Indiana resident atleast one year prior to the date of application. If you havequestions about the scholarship program, contact Barb Mofield atthe address below or phone/fax 765-345-9812 or email atinfbpw@centurylink.net). Application Deadline: Annually onFebruary 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 workerand who has applied to post-secondary institution for at least apart-time class schedule.  This scholarship is only available to afemale 30 years of age or older and who has been an Indianaresident at least one year prior to the date of application. If youhave questions about the scholarship program, contact BarbMofield at the address below or phone/fax 765-345-9812 or emailat infbpw@centurylink.net). Application Deadline: Annually onFebruary 15 (download application PDF).