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Prizes and Other Upperclassmen Awards

Awards are announced at the end of each academic year for use during the following year for returning students DePauw. Some departmental awards or upperclassmen prizes are made to students graduating from DePauw the year in which they are awarded. In these cases, federal regulations may require adjustments to the students existing financial aid awards in order to maintain compliance.

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Katherine Cox Hoover Scholarship was established by James E. and Katherine Cox Hoover ('51) to be awarded to a sophomore exhibiting outstanding character, leadership, and special talents in extra curricular activities. [Apply Now][Recommendation Form]

Men's Hall Alumni Association Achievement Scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates academic achievement, extra curricular involvement, and character. [Apply Now] [Recommendation Form]

Peternell Scholarship is for current sophomore (i.e. rising juniors) students of merit with a curricular or career involvement to environmental science, environmental studies and/or sustainability. The application will be available, February 1, 2023. Essay questions (500 word limit) include: (1) What motivated you to pursue an academic path related to environmental and sustainability issues? (2) Describe your educational and career goals and their relationship to the environment and sustainability. (3) What is the number one environmental or sustainability-related issue you would address through your future studies and career, if given the opportunity? (4) How do your background and experience contribute to the diversity of perspectives among students pursuing environmental and sustainability issues at DePauw? Essays are due by  February 22, 2023. [Apply Now]


United Methodist Scholarships

United Methodist Scholarships are awarded to United Methodist students at DePauw. To qualify, the applicant must have a B grade point average (3.0 on a 4.0 scale), demonstrate financial need as determined by completing the FAFSA, and be a member of the United Methodist Church at least one year. Incoming students and current students have the same selection criteria. The application is available online. The application opens January 3 and closes March 1. A certification of church membership is required from the student's home church. Renewal is based upon a student continuing to meet the eligibility requirements.