Freshman Scholarship

  • Scholarships available through the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology:

    All scholarships are merit-based. Freshmen scholarship application is required. Application is a general form. Students do not apply for specific scholarships. Many scholarships also require verification of outstanding need based on information from the FAFSA.

    Eberly College of Business and Information Technology is using a new method of collecting scholarship applications and awarding scholarships. To apply for all scholarships, please go to the  Scholarship Search and Application Website and log in with your IUP username and password. 

    All Eberly College of Business and Information Technology applications are due by May 1, 2017. Please begin the process early as many scholarship opportunities require essays and letters of recommendation. Submitting an application is not a guarantee of receiving a scholarship.

    Scholarships for Incoming Freshmen Students

    Abernathy Scholars Program

    Awarded to three incoming freshmen and is renewable up to a total of four years as long as students remain in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology and remain in good standing.

    The Abraham Business Scholarship

    Undergraduate scholarship awarded to full-time business students. 

    Robert and Irene Bozzone Scholarship

    Undergraduate scholarship awarded to business students with preference given to Marketing, Management, Finance, or International Business majors. The students must be U.S. citizens.

    George M. Burke Memorial Fund

    A four-year scholarship awarded to a freshman enrolled in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology on a full-time basis who demonstrates financial need and who is a permanent resident of Pennsylvania. 

    Marie A. Canedy Scholarship for Business

    Awarded to entering freshmen students enrolled in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology who are residents of Pennsylvania. Recipients must demonstrate promise of success in educational pursuits and career aspirations upon graduation. Consideration given to students with demonstrated financial need.

    Charles L. Cooper/Alumni Scholarships

    Consideration given to all outstanding students, regardless of year of study, enrolled in the Department of Accounting of the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology.

    Dressel Family Scholarship

    Awarded to entering or currently enrolled undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology. Preference shall be given to female and/or minority students. Recipients may have their support renewed annually during their undergraduate career provided that they maintain satisfactory academic progress each year.

    Terry and Mary Jo Dunlap Scholarship

    Established by a 1981 alumnus, this fund awards a $1,500 four-year scholarship to students enrolled in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology. The student must carry 15 credits and maintain a 3.4 GPA overall.

    Eberly College of Business and Information Technology Brick Scholarship

    This scholarship offers financial assistance to talented and deserving Honors College students majoring in any degree program offered by the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology.

    Eberly Family College of Business Scholarship

    This scholarship offers assistance to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology.

    Eberly Golf Classic Scholarship

    Undergraduate scholarship awarded to business students.

    FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) Scholarship

    Awarded to an incoming freshman who enrolls as a full-time student in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology. Awardee must be a current, dues-paying, FBLA member.

    Finance Department Scholarship

    Undergraduate scholarship awarded to finance business students.

    Robert L. Hite Scholarship

    Awarded to a full-time freshman majoring in Accounting, Finance, or Management from specified counties in Pennsylvania and New York. The recipient must maintain a minimum of 15 credits per semester.

    Management Department Scholarship

    Undergraduate scholarship awarded to General Management, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management, Operations Management, Human Resources Management, and International Business students.

    Marketing Department Scholarship

    Undergraduate scholarship awarded to Marketing business students.

    Arveta DeGaetano McNaughton Scholarship

    Awarded each year to a graduate of Indiana Area Senior High School who was enrolled in the Business Department at the Indiana Area Senior High School and who enrolls in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology as a full-time student.  

    National City Bank of Pennsylvania Scholarship

    Awarded to an entering freshman Pennsylvania student enrolled full-time in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology. May be renewable up to three consecutive years provided recipient carries a minimum of 15 credits a semester, maintains at least a 3.0 CGPA, and remains a Pennsylvania resident.

    Everett and Lavina Peterman Scholarship

    A four-year scholarship awarded every four years to an incoming freshman who enrolls on a full-time basis as a Business Education or Management Information Systems major who has graduated from an Indiana County High School. Qualifying recipients have scored at least 1000 on the SAT and must maintain a 3.0 GPA overall at the end of each academic year. 

    Undergraduate Scholarship

    Awarded to deserving and talented undergraduate students enrolled in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology.

    Contact Information

    Assistant Dean, Center for Leadership and Student  Success
    Eberly College of Business and Information Technology
    Indiana University of Pennsylvania
    208 ECB, 664 Pratt Drive
    Indiana, PA  15705

    IUP-Business-College@iup.edu
    724-357-3215