Financial Aid & Scholarships

Funding your future

When it comes to paying for college, every bit helps. At IUPUI there are several ways to finance your education.

Financial aid

The Office of Student Financial Services can help you understand the types of aid that are available.

Get funding with financial aid

Scholarships

The Office of Student Scholarships can help you find scholarships that you qualify for.

Explore scholarship opportunities

School-based scholarships for incoming students

We award scholarships specifically for incoming students in the School of Health & Human Sciences. Some departments have established scholarships for students pursuing a particular program.

Check out these IUPUI scholarship opportunities supported by the campus.

Faculty and Staff Scholarship 

This $500 award goes to an incoming freshman enrolled in the Department of Kinesiology or the Department of Tourism, Event, and Sport Management. You must be an incoming freshman with a high school GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Phillip K. Hardwick Scholarship

One $500 award recognizes a student enrolled in the Department of Kinesiology or the Department of Tourism, Event, and Sport Management for outstanding community volunteerism or philanthropy. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Both incoming freshmen and current SHHS students are eligible to apply.

Anna A. Schmook Scholarship

These $2,000 scholarships go to incoming students who intend to major in exercise science, fitness management and personal training, or physical education teacher education with plans to live in the SHHS Housing Community in University Tower.

Jeff and Susan Vessely Scholarship

This $2,000 is awarded to an incoming freshman with a major in exercise science, fitness management and personal training, or physical education teacher with a high school GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Faculty and Staff Scholarship 

This $500 award goes to an incoming freshman enrolled in the Department of Kinesiology or the Department of Tourism, Event, and Sport Management. You must be an incoming freshman with a high school GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Phillip K. Hardwick Scholarship

One $500 award recognizes a student enrolled in the Department of Kinesiology or the Department of Tourism, Event, and Sport Management for outstanding community volunteerism or philanthropy. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Both incoming freshmen and current SHHS students are eligible to apply.

Bo L. Hagood Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually to an incoming freshman or a current freshman who will be a sophomore in the fall pursuing the tourism, conventions, and event management major. Applicants must have a high school GPA of 2.5 or higher and work in the hotel, tourism, or other hospitality industry. Preference is given to minority students, but all students are encouraged to apply.

Jim Bennett Scholarship

The department awards the Jim Bennett Scholarship, a $1,000 scholarship, to a student from Ivy Tech Community College who is pursuing a B.S. in Tourism, Conventions, Event Management as part of the TCEM 2+2 program. Applicants must be a current Ivy Tech hospitality administration student planning to enroll in the B.S. in Tourism, Conventions, and Event Management degree program and demonstrate financial need as determined by FAFSA.

How to apply

  • Make sure you create your IUPUI computing account before you get started. 
  • Get access to the online scholarship system by logging into one.iu.edu with your IUPUI credentials.
  • Search for scholarships.
  • Select the Blackbaud Award Management listing to begin the application process.

The general application takes about 15 minutes to complete and you’ll automatically be matched with scholarships that fit your entered criteria. Some scholarships may have additional requirements you need to complete to be considered.

Deadline

All incoming student scholarship applications must be submitted by February 15.

Scholarship requirements

You’ll need to be admitted to IUPUI before you can apply for scholarships through the online system. To receive scholarships from our school you must be a student or a soon-to-be-student in one of our academic programs.