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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.

  • Geography and Regional Planning Department
  • Leonard Hall, Room 9
    421 North Walk
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2250
  • Fax: 724-357-6479
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–Noon
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.