Scholarship Opportunities

  • The Burchfield Scholarship – for Social Studies Education/Geography majors

    • The scholarship is competitive, based on high school academic record
    • The student’s home residence must be in Indiana or Fayette county
    • The student must major in Social Studies Education/Geography emphasis at IUP
    • The student must remain in good academic standing to continue to receive the scholarship
    • Students have received between $1,500 and $3,000 per year over the last several years
    • Students can receive funding for up to four years

    The Dan and Diane Griffith Scholarship – for Students Pursuing a Combination of Geography and Mathematics

    • The scholarship is competitive, based on high school academic record
    • The student must major in some combination of geography and mathematics (for example a Geography major and Math minor; a Math major and Geography minor; or a double major in Geography and Math)
    • The student must remain in good academic standing to continue to receive the scholarship
    • Students have received $600 per year since the scholarship initiated
    • Students can receive funding for up to four years
    • Four students will be funded simultaneously (freshman through senior)

    Griffith Scholarship Awardees

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    Interested? Please contact Dr. John Benhart at Jbenhart@iup.edu or visit the Department of Geography and Regional Planning website.