In addition to the awards available through DePauw, Federal, and Indiana sources, there are many other organizations that also offer scholarships.
We encourage you to explore scholarship opportunities from civic and private organizations and foundations. These could be based on your parents' employment, church affiliation, or your own academic interests and an outstanding academic record. Check with your high school counseling office or use the Scholarship Search Engine links at the bottom of the page.
The Financial Aid Office regularly receives notifications from scholarship organizations. Notices that we receive by mail are posted on the office bulletin board. Notices that we receive electronically are posted on this webpage. Stop by our office and/or look below to research these opportunities.
Raymond and Marjorie Lisby Scholarship Putnam County High School graduates with financial need studying fine arts (music, visual arts, drama, or theater) may be considered for this scholarship. The $500 scholarship will be awarded for the first time during the spring for the 2013-2014 year. Applications will be available after January 1 with a deadline of March 1 in the DePauw University Financial Aid Office.
Minority Teacher Scholarship and Special Education Services Scholarship are awarded to Indiana resident minority students or special education majors pursuing a career in teaching certification full time at an eligible Indiana college who maintain a 2.0 GPA. You must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be eligible. Applications are available at http://www.state.in.us/ssaci/2342.htm
The SALLIEMAE Fund is a charitable organization dedicated to college access and is helping find scholarships for under served students. Information about these programs are now available online at www.salliemaefund.org.
United Methodist Dollars for Scholars Program For further information and to download an application, visit the web site at www.umhef.org.
United Methodist Scholarships and Fellowships provide support for persons interested in pursuing a career in religious communications. Applications for he Stoody-West Fellowship for graduate students and the Leonard M. Perryman Communications Scholarship for racial ethnic minority undergraduate students are available in the Financial Aid Office. The Verde Dickey Memorial Scholarship is specifically for students majoring in education or physical education who plan to become teachers or coaches. Two $7,500 awards are available for juniors or seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and an economic need for scholarship support. Information is available in the Financial Aid Office or at the following websites:
USAFunds Access to Education makes available to high school seniors, currently enrolled college or professional degree students or incoming college or professional degree students who plan to enroll or are enrolled in full- or half-time undergraduate or full-time graduate or professional degree coursework at an accredited two-or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school a tool to find scholarships to help with their education. GED recipients are eligible. Other guidelines and the application process can be found at www.usafunds.org/scholarship.