Everybody knows that continuing your education is expensive, but not everybody knows just how much financial support is really available. According to the IUPUI Scholarship Office website, there is a total of 167 different scholarships opportunities for students of all different paths of life. Ranging from students who are returning to campus to students who are currently enrolled, there are plenty of different options out there for all applicants.
OTEAM Orientation and First Year Seminars:
The OTEAM is a group of undergraduate students who coordinate freshman orientation. As an OTEAM leader, you will be required to commit yourself to not only helping incoming students get adjusted to college life, but also becoming a student mentor for all of those in your orientation group. In order to apply, you must be currently enrolled in IUPUI, have completed at least 12 credit hours, and have a minimum of a 2.8 GPA. While online applications are no longer available, you can still attend the call-out meetings and get an application there. The meetings are on September 21 and 23 and also on October 6 and 8.
Samuel L. Hopper Scholarship ($1000):
This scholarship is exclusively available for graduate students who have completed at least 18 credit hours towards a Masters of Health Administration. Applications must include a copy of both your resume and your best paper (the paper has to display both your interest and knowledge about the health administration field). Also, a personal statement explaining your interest in health care management, your career goals, and your need for financial assistance is required. Applications are due December 1. For additional information contact Kim Helton at (317) 274-8905 or email@example.com.
Chancellor’s Scholarship for Non-Resident Students ($1200 annually for 4 years):
In order to apply for this scholarship, students are required to have a minimum high school GPA of a 3.75, a minimum SAT score of 1250, and a minimum ACT score of 28. Once accepted, students will be automatically enrolled in the Honor’s College and will be required to be an active participate in the program and also maintain a 3.3 GPA. Applications are automatically submitted and recipients will be finalized on December 1.
Women’s Rotary Club of Indianapolis ($1500):
This scholarship is for women returning after 3 years or more. Applicants must be enrolled at IUPUI for the academic year and must be preparing for education and re-entry into the job market and/or starting a new career are eligible to apply. Applicant must also be 25 years or older. Applications are due January 25. Contact Women’s Studies for more information at (317) 274-7611.
Norman Brown Diversity and Leadership Program (up to $5000 per academic year):
As a leadership based scholarship, this program focuses primarily on involvement and leadership capabilities. In order to apply, you must have at least a 3.0 GPA and have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours. Additional consideration is given to students who display financial need. Applications are available at http://www.iupui.edu/~iupuimco/Norman_Brown/index.html are and are due February 1.
Hurston-Evans Scholarship (up to $1000):
This scholarship seeks to encourage the study of subjects that transcend gender, race, age, culture and economic status. Recipients will be required to participate in two educational activities and must maintain a minimum of a 3.0 GPA in order to be considered for a possible renewal. Applications are available at https://db.liberalarts.iupui.edu/sams/CASlogin.asp and are due February 1.
Senior Academy Scholarship for Returning Students:
The focus of this scholarship is to help students who have, for whatever reason, dropped out of school for at least three years and are now planning on enrolling at IUPUI. This scholarship will offer partial support on tuition and books, as long as applicants meet the readmission requirements to IUPUI, maintain a minimum of a 2.0 GPA, and agree to enroll in at least six credit hours per semester. Applications are available at here and are due March 1.
Adult Outstanding Scholarship ($1000):
The Adult Outstanding Scholarship is for adults (30+) who are working towards their first bachelor’s degree. Students must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours and have maintained a minimum of a 3.3 GPA since returning. Applications are available on Onestart and are due March 15.
David M. Ratts ($1000):
Focusing on students majoring in Media Arts and Science, this scholarship available for students who have completed their first semester of their junior year and have maintained at least a 3.5 GPA or higher. Applications are available on Onestart and are due March 15.
Outstanding GED ($2000 annually for four years):
If you received at least a 65 or higher on the GED test and were unconditionally accepted into IUPUI, you are eligible for this scholarship. Scholars must maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher and be a full-time student. Applications are automatic and will be finalized on April 1. For more information, call 317-274-5516.