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Major-Specific Scholarship Opportunities

World Police & Fire Games Scholarship

Deadline: March 31

The World Police and Fire Games fund is intended to assist full time or retired police officers and firefighters in their pursuit of an education. The scholarship can be used toward any undergraduate or graduate program at IUPUI. Applications are due March 31st. Contact: Dr. Kenna Quinet (317) 274-3447 or for more information.

School of Health and Rehabilitative Sciences

Katharine A. Belzer Scholarship

Deadline: April 1

The Katharine A. Belzer Scholarship fund was established to help students enrolled in the fields of occupational therapy or physical therapy. Students that demonstrate the potential to contribute significantly to their profession are chosen by the faculty in their program based upon academic and professional performance. This scholarship is awarded to students entering the final year of their academic program. For more information or to request an application contact: SHRS Office of Academic and Student Affairs, Coleman Hall 120 or (317) 274-4702.

School of Public and Environmental Affairs

SPEA Alumni Association Scholarship

Deadline: April 1

For SPEA students in the final year of their program, open to both graduate and undergraduate students. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Essay describing your long-term career goals, transcript and at least one letter of recommendation from a SPEA faculty member or community leader will be required. For additional information please contact Nancy Lemons at (317) 278-2077 or

Samuel L. Hopper Scholarship

Deadline: November 1

Open to graduate students (either part-time or full-time) who have completed at least 18 credit hours toward a Master of Health Administration. Students are required to submit a current résumé and a copy of their best paper. This paper must demonstrate your interest and knowledge of health administration. The applicant must also complete a personal statement explaining an interest in health care management, career goals and need for financial assistance. In addition, please be certain to include any significant financial strain being experienced. For additional information contact Kim Helton at (317) 274-8905 or

School of Social Work

The School of Social Work may offer scholarships to graduate students (admitted to the program) throughout the academic year. Scholarships are based primarily on academic standing. For additional information concerning scholarship availability, please contact Sherry Gass at (317) 274-6727.

Philanthropic Graduate Opportunities

The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University offers full and partial tuition scholarships to several incoming students each year who are pursuing the MA in philanthropic studies, the MPA in Nonprofit Management, or a dual degree. Eligible students can choose a Graduate Assistantship or the Hearst Minority Fellowship. For more information, please contact the Center on Philanthropy at (317) 274-4200 or