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Scholarships & Fellowships for Graduate Students

IUPUI 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.

Deadline: Application:

To be considered for this scholarship, students must submit the application, a resume and essay response to two questions to the Oncourse site for ES Scholarships.

Scholarship Contact:

For additional information, students may contact Joshua Peaslee, 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: