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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
(Extended Deadline: March 15)

This scholarship is awarded in the spring to an Elementary Education undergraduate School of Education candidate, who will be enrolled as a senior 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.

Ashley Martinez Scholarship
(Deadline: October 15)

This scholarship is awarded in the spring to an Education undergraduate School of Education candidate, who will be enrolled as a Senior 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
(Extended Deadline: February 2)

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.

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.

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.

Foundation of the Retired Teachers In Indiana Scholarship

Each year scholarships are awarded to juniors or seniors in an Indiana college or university who are in a program leading to a degree in education. Please watch for updated guidelines and an application form that will be ready by November. For more information, call (317) 637-7481 or (888) 454-9333.

Minority Teacher Scholarship

The Minority Teacher Scholarship was created by the Indiana General Assembly to address the critical shortage of Black and Hispanic teachers in Indiana schools. An applicant must be a minority (defined as Black or Hispanic); an Indiana resident; and be admitted to an eligible institution as a full-time student. For more information, visit the website http://www.in.gov/sfa/2342.htm

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).

The Indiana State Teachers Association Educator Scholarship

The Indiana State Teachers Association Educator Scholarship has been established by the ISTA Representative Assembly to recognize dependents of active ISTA members who are pursuing a degree in education. The Educator Scholarship is based upon academic achievement and leadership as expressed through co-curricular activities and community involvement. A $1,000 scholarship will be given annually to a dependent of an active ISTA member. This scholarship is renewable annually upon receipt of a request for renewal and a transcript, for three (3) additional years. The recipient must continue to pursue a teaching degree for the duration of this scholarship award. An application form, school transcripts, letters of recommendation, and essay are part of the application process. Students are encouraged to review criteria for the other three ISTA scholarships and apply, if eligible. For an Online Application, https://ista-in.org/

Graduate Scholarships

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:

  • High School Mathematics
  • High School Physical Sciences
  • High School Biological Sciences

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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Chancellor’s Medallion Dinner raises record-breaking funds for student scholarships

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