All scholarships are awarded by the College of Education and Communications Scholarship Selection Committee. Interested applicants should check with the college for specific application requirements.
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.
This scholarship, established from the estate of Grace Noble Lacock, is awarded annually by the College of Education and Communications to students who intend to teach in schools in Pennsylvania.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This scholarship is awarded each year to a talented upperclassman Music Education major selected by the Music Scholarship committee.
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.
Awarded to a full time students majoring in Early Childhood Education with at least 56 credit hours.
This scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating senior or master’s student in Early Childhood Education who has earned a 3.5 GPA.
Awarded to graduates of Indiana County high schools with a declared major in Early Childhood Education/Special Education or Middle Level Education.
Awarded to sophomores, juniors, or seniors in a teacher preparation program. Preference given to students with a 3.25 or higher GPA.
Established by a 1925 alumna, this scholarship is awarded to talented and deserving students enrolled in the College of Education and Communications who demonstrate financial need in obtaining their education.
Awarded to non-traditional students interested in teaching in an urban setting.