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Scholarships for Currently Enrolled Students in Education and Educational Technology

All scholarships are awarded by the COE-ET Scholarship Selection Committee. Interested applicants should check with the college for specific application requirements.  

Janet Yotter Amenhauser Elementary Education Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time student majoring in elementary education, early childhood or middle school education.  Must be a junior or senior with a 3.0 GPA and preference is given to applicants demonstrating financial need.  Applicants must be a graduate of a western PA public or private high school or a New Jersey high school. 

Jemima S. Boyd Scholarship

This scholarship, established from the estate of Grace Noble Lacock, is awarded annually by the College of Education and Educational Technology to students who intend to teach in schools in Pennsylvania.

Maude O. Brungard Scholarship

Awarded to Speech-Language Pathology majors. The recipient must be a graduating senior with outstanding academic achievement who will enter IUP’s master’s degree program in Speech-Language Pathology. The minimum grade-point average required is 3.0.

Beverly Sue Clark Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a junior or senior preparing for a career in teaching. Student must be a resident of Pennsylvania with preference given to residents of Armstrong, Cambria, Indiana, Jefferson, or Westmoreland counties and to survivors of casualties of the 1991 Persian Gulf War.

Virginia Ann Deem Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship is awarded to either Journalism or Communication Media majors with interest in film or interpersonal communications.  Applicants must be in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need.  Preference is given to minority, non-traditional and female students. 

Anna Young Feisley Memorial Scholarship

A $1,000 yearly scholarship awarded to a student majoring in Pre-K-4 Early Childhood Education or K-8 with Special Education who has attained junior standing.  Must have at least a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

Captain Barry D. Gasdek Scholarship

Scholarship is awarded to a teacher education major with junior standing and at least a 3.0 GPA.  Preference is given to varsity athletes and students enrolled in ROTC. 

W. Darryl Green Memorial Scholarship

Provides scholarship support to Communications Media students with a 2.5 or better GPA.  Preference is given to African American students and students demonstrating financial need.

Mary Flegal Harte Scholarship

Scholarships for students who have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.0 and demonstrate a financial need.

Mary Louise Leipheimer Scholarship for Teacher Education

Awarded to a teacher education major from any college who has attained junior standing, has a 3.25 or above GPA, and has demonstrated financial need.

Eileen M. Martin '63 Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded annually to a married, female student enrolled in a teacher education program.  Applicants must have attained senior standing, have a GPA of 3.0 or above and preference is given to students demonstrating financial need.

Lillian Martin Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be a sophomore, junior or senior enrolled in Early Childhood and Special Education with a 2.25 GPA.  Preference is given to students demonstrating financial need.

McFarland Scholarships

McFarland scholarships are awarded each year to honor upperclassmen who have earned more than 45 but fewer than 75 credits at IUP, who have grade-point averages of at least 3.8, and who have made special contributions to the university and community.

Pamela and John McGuire Elementary Education Scholarship

Scholarship is for students majoring in Pre-K-4 Early Childhood Education or K-8 with Special Education.  Applicants must have completed at least 57 credits with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and preference is given to students demonstrating financial need.

Leon Miller Memorial Scholarship

Provides scholarship support to a full-time sophomore or junior majoring in Pre-K-4 Early Childhood Education or K-8 with Special Education.  Must have at least a 3.0 GPA and be a resident of Pennsylvania.  Preference is given to graduates of Indiana or Mifflin County high schools and to students demonstrating financial need.

Helen Wood Morris Scholarship

Lieutenant Colonel L. M. Morris established this scholarship in memory of his wife, a graduate of the university. Recipients must be education majors and rank in the top 10 percent of their class based upon the completion of 60 credit hours of academic work.

Dr. Russel C. Nelson Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded each year to a talented upperclass Music Education major selected by the Music Scholarship committee.

Pathways to Urban Education

Award is made to students who have made a commitment to working with elementary students in an urban environment.  Applicants must be non-traditional students age 25+; must be enrolled in the CCAC/IUP collaborative program; must have a 3.0 GPA.  Preference is given to graduates of Pittsburgh Public Schools or employees of the Pittsburgh Public School system. 

Miss Virginia Randolph Early Childhood Education Scholarship

Awarded to a full time students majoring in Early Childhood Education with at least 56 credit hours. 

Felicia G. Renck Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating senior or master’s student in Early Childhood Education who has earned a 3.5 GPA.

Donald and Mildred Shank Scholarship Fund

Awarded to graduates of Indiana County high schools with a declared major in Early Childhood Education/Special Education or Middle Level Education. 

George Stouffer Scholarship

Awarded to sophomores, juniors, or seniors in a teacher preparation program.  Preference given to students with a 3.25 or higher GPA.

Marion B. Welsch Memorial Scholarship

Established by a 1925 alumna, this scholarship is awarded to talented and deserving students enrolled in the College of Education and Educational Technology who demonstrate financial need in obtaining their education.

Edwina Battle Vold Scholarship Fund

Awarded to non-traditional students interested in teaching in an urban setting.

  • Dr. Edward W. Nardi, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
  • College of Education and Educational Technology
    Indiana University of Pennsylvania
    Stouffer Hall, Room 104
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2480
  • Financial Aid Service Counter Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.