School of Education

Scholarships and Awards

Applications for the following scholarships are available in the display at the entrance to the School of Education.


Undergraduate Scholarships


Indiana University Southeast Scholarships


Alumni Association Scholarship
The IU Southeast Alumni Association will be awarding up to $10,000 in scholarship monies.


Angela Marie McIntosh Memorial Scholarship
(Deadline: October 15)

This scholarship is awarded in the spring to an Elementary Education undergraduate School of Education candidate, who will be enrolled in the following spring semester, demonstrates high achievement, has submitted a FAFSA to the University's Financial Aid office, and who submits the scholarship application with at least two letters of recommendation.


Frances Beard Memorial Scholarship
(Deadline: October 15)

This scholarship is awarded in the fall for currently enrolled undergraduate Elementary Education candidates, who live in Clark County IN, and demonstrate a high level of academic achievement.


Dorothy Bickers Memorial Scholarship
(Deadline: October 15)

This scholarship is awarded in the spring to an undergraduate School of Education candidate, who demonstrates high achievement, has submitted a FAFSA to the University's Financial Aid office, and who submits the scholarship application with at least two letters of recommendation.


Sony Scholarship Program
This scholarship rewards the efforts of five current IU students, on any IU campus, who have achieved academically and have demonstrated financial need. Selected recipients will receive a Sony equipment package including a VAIO PC Notebook and related equipment, valued at over $1200.


The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana
(Deadline:
Applications are reviewed in January for upcoming year)
There are several scholarships that you may apply for through the Foundation, and many more which are available through other local organizations. If you have questions about this new scholarship opportunity, please contact Crystal Gunther at (812) 948-4662 or by e-mail at cgunther@cfsouthernindiana.com.


Indiana Retired Teachers Association Scholarship
The scholarships are available to any Indiana college or university enrollee who is classified as an upper division teacher education major and who is the son/daughter, grandson/granddaughter, legal dependent or spouse of an active, retired or deceased member of the Indiana State Teachers' Retirement Fund (ISTRF). For more information, visit the website or call (317) 637-7481 or (888) 454-9333.


Minority Teacher and Special Education Services Scholarship Program
The Minority Teacher Scholarship was created by the Indiana General Assembly to address the critical shortage of Black and Hispanic teachers, Special Education teachers and Physical or Occupation Therapists in Indiana schools and rehabilitation facilities. An applicant must be a minority (defined as Black or Hispanic); or a student seeking Special Education teaching, Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy certification; an Indiana resident; and be admitted to an eligible institution as a full-time student.


Pi Lambda Theta-Velma Pearson Memorial Scholarship
The Pearson Scholarship was created by Velma Rae Pearson in 2000 to provide scholarships to worthy scholastically endowed students who will attend IU Southeast and who have expressed a desire to go into secondary education. Candidates who are interested in being considered for the scholarship are invited to apply. For further information, contact Dr. Kevin Sue Bailey (kbailey@ius.edu).


Graduate


Dr. Richard E. Riehl Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a candidate currently enrolled in the School of Education’s graduate program. This candidate must demonstrate high academic achievement, have a FASFA form on file with the Financial Aid Office, and is required to submit two letters of recommendation to the review committee.


Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
Offers Higher Education Fellowships.


Indiana Minority Teacher/Special Education Services Scholarship
This scholarship is available to minority students (defined as Black or Hispanic) seeking a teaching certification; or any student (minority and non-minority) seeking Special Education teaching certification, or Occupational or Physical Therapy certification who is an Indiana resident and an eligible U.S. citizen or permanent resident.


Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF)
KSTF Science and Mathematics Teaching Fellows are chosen from among individuals who have earned or are in the process of earning a degree in science, mathematics or engineering from a recognized institution of higher education. Fellowships are offered for individuals committed to teaching:


The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana
This scholarship is awarded to disadvantaged students, including adults, seeking postsecondary education. Applications are due January 12 to school counselors for high school seniors, and January 26 to the Community Foundation for adult non-traditional students.

Both graduating seniors and those already attending college or those who would like to attend are encouraged to apply. Students may attend any accredited institution in the United States. Residents of Clark, Floyd and Harrison counties are eligible. The minimum scholarship will be $2,000 each for 10 to 20 awards.

If you have questions about this new scholarship opportunity, please call Melissa Harbeson at the Community Foundation at (812) 948-4662 or (888) 388-2374, or e-mail her at mharbeson@cfsouthernindiana.com.


WHAS Crusade for Children Scholarships

(Deadline: January 29)
These scholarships are awarded to candidates enrolled in the IU Southeast graduate program in special education. Applicants must complete an application including a financial need statement.

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