Scholarships & Fellowships for Graduate Students

Earth Sciences Air & Waste Management Association Scholarship

The Air and Waste Management Association (AWMA) Scholarship is offered to Earth Science (Geology and Environmental Science) undergraduate and graduate students. Students considered for this scholarship must be a graduate or undergraduate student in Earth Sciences, be a US citizen (or permanent resident) and an Indiana resident, successfully completed a minimum of 9 credit hours towards an Earth Science degree including GEOL-G110 or GEOL-G107 (undergrad applicants only), and be in good academic standing with a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA..

Award Amount: The AWMA Scholarship will award one (1) undergraduate and one (1) graduate student $750 each to apply towards their education.


February 15


To be considered for this scholarship, students must submit the application. Students should be prepared to list their education, work history, and achievements, and compose two short essays.

Scholarship Contact:

For additional information, students may contact Sean Winningham, Earth Sciences Advisor.

University Fellowship

Eligibility: University fellowships are open to new students not currently or previously enrolled at IUPUI or IU. To be eligible for the University Fellowship, candidates must have a Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores in the 80th percentile with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or equivalent.

Duration: 1 year.


Graduate admissions application must be on file with IUPUI no later than January 1 for the fall semester. 


No separate application is required.

Scholarship Contact:

Research Investment Fund (RIF) Fellowship

Provides supports to graduate students involved in research from a block grant from the University through the Research Investment Fund.

Eligibility: All students accepted to the graduate program are eligible.

Duration: 1 year, though it may be renewed.


Graduate admissions application must be on file with IUPUI no later than March 15 for the fall semester. 


No separate application is required.

Scholarship Contact:

International Student Grant Program

The International Student Grant program provides scholarships to international undergraduate and graduate degree-seeking students who have a strong academic record and who are experiencing severe financial hardship. The student must hold F-1 or J-1 student visa status, be assessed tuition at the out-of-state rate, and have completed at least two semesters of full-time coursework at IUPUI at the time the award begins.

Award Amount: Varies.

  • April 1 (Fall semester)
  • November 1 (Spring semester)
Application: Scholarship Contact:

Office of International Affairs at (317) 274-7000 or

Robert Noyce Transition to Teaching Scholarship

The Robert Noyce Transition to Teaching Scholarship program (T2T) provides $12,000 stipends for career-changers or college graduates who wish to become certified math or science teachers, and agree to teach in high-need school districts for two years. The T2T program is highly selective and rigorous, with hours of embedded field placement.

Robert Noyce Scholarship recipients are awarded on the basis of academic merit, with consideration given to the established financial need and diversity of applicants in the program. To be considered, applicants must be admitted to the IUPUI's One-Calendar-Year Transition to Teaching program in the School of Education, and must hold a bachelor degree (or adequate content course work preparation) in biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences/geology, mathematics, engineering, or technology.

Deadline: Application: Scholarship Contact:

Indiana Association of Environmental Professionals - Two $2,000 scholarships

The Indiana Association of Environmental Professionals (INAEP) is proud to announce this solicitation for scholarship applications for the 2015/2016 academic year.  The INAEP will be awarding two $2,000 scholarships, one for undergraduate studies and one for graduate studies.  This scholarship is intended to promote and support the training of new environmental professionals in the State of Indiana. 

Applicants must be:

  • Currently enrolled at an Indiana college or university
    • (a) as a full-time undergraduate (sophomore or higher level)
    • or (b) about to begin or in the process of earning a graduate degree
  • Pursuing a degree in an environmental-related field
  • Possess a GPA of 2.9 or higher
  • Plan to reside and work in Indiana following graduation

 Questions may be sent to Christy Darst, INAEP Vice President, at


To be announced.


Scholarship Contact:

DigiCert Scholarships - Three $1,000



March 1st, 2015

Application: Scholarship Contact:

Central Indiana Community Foundation Scholarships

With more than 100 scholarship funds under management, CICF offers critical help. With awards ranging from $500 to full tuition, CICF scholarships help countless young people overcome the obstacles that stand between them and future academic and financial success.

For more information about each kind of scholarship, download the CICF scholarship guidebook.


March 1

Application: Scholarship Contact:

Indiana Latino Scholarship Fund

The Indiana Latino Scholarship Fund (ILSF) was established nine years ago when a group of non-profit organizations collaborated to support Latino students focused on furthering their education.  The ILSF has supported hundreds of students by awarding $1.5 million in scholarships.

The IUPUI School of Science will provide students who receive a scholarship from the ILSF an additional scholarship equal to the award they receive from ILSF. To be eligible for the scholarship match, the recipient must attend IUPUI as a full time student and major or pre-major in a School of Science undergraduate degree program. Recipients who remain enrolled as a science major at IUPUI and maintain a GPA of at least 3.5 will continue receiving the scholarship annually.

Deadline: | Deadline March 1 | Deadline May 31 | Deadline March 15

Application: Scholarship Contact: