Scholarships for Currently Enrolled Students in Natural Sciences and Mathematics

  • Ida Z. Arms Excellence Scholarship

    Awarded to students majoring in Mathematics or Mathematics Education who have demonstrated academic excellence in their study at IUP. Grants are made primarily on the basis of overall academic achievement, including Mathematics, to students who have completed at least the sophomore year (56 credit hours or more) and are enrolled at IUP for the succeeding year.

    Edward N. Brown Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to worthy and deserving students majoring in Chemistry with a good academic record that includes a high grade-point average in Chemistry and a high overall GPA. Student must have completed at least four semesters of study at IUP, including four semesters of Chemistry, and will probably be a senior, or at least a second-semester junior.

    Iva Carlson Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to a permanent resident of Warren County (Pennsylvania) enrolled in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. Preference given to female graduates of Warren Area High School. Consideration given to financial need. Must attain a 3.0 GPA to maintain scholarship for four years.

    Chairman’s Scholarship Fund

    Awarded to deserving students enrolled as Mathematics majors at IUP.

    Roy A. Daugherty Scholarship

    Scholarships will be given to worthy students majoring in Math Education with preference given to sons and daughters of members of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity who attended IUP with Mr. Daugherty.

    William Heard Memorial Scholarship

    Established as a memorial by friends and colleagues of William Heard, formerly a professor at IUP, the scholarship is awarded each year to a junior Chemistry major for his/her senior year. The recipient is selected by the Chemistry Department steering committee on the basis of contributions to the department and the university, financial need, academic record, and interview. Applications are available each spring in the Chemistry Department office.

    Dr. Willard W. Henneman, Jr., Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to an undergraduate student with 57 to 90 credits (junior standing) and a minimum GPA of 3.0 who is enrolled in the Mathematics Education area. Graduate student recipients must be enrolled in the Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers program, enter the program with an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher, and/or achieve a minimum GPA of 3.0 after completing a minimum of six hours of graduate work.

    Patricia Hilliard Robertson Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship is to benefit full-time female students in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics who have made a commitment to pursuing a career in the sciences. Candidates must have earned a minimum of 48 credits toward a degree in the following programs: Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Geoscience, and Physics with a 3.0 or higher cumulative grade point average. The amount of the award for 2013–2014 is $480.

    Stanley W. Lore Scholarship

    A committee consisting of three Psychology faculty members selects the student based on GPA, Psychology GPA, and other evidence of outstanding academic work.

    Ronald L. Marks Scholarship

    Awarded to a freshman Chemistry Education major and/or a junior Chemistry Education major. Students must have a 3.0 GPA to be eligible.

    Mathematics Graduate Scholarship Fund

    Awarded to full-time or part-time students not receiving assistantships.

    Arthur G. Morrell Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to a Mathematics major completing the sophomore or junior year at IUP.

    PPG Computer Science Scholarship

    This PPG Computer Science Scholarship is awarded annually to the foreign student with the highest overall grade-point average who is majoring in Computer Science, is entering his/her junior year, and has completed at least nine credit hours of computer science.

    Albert R. Pechan Scholarship

    This is a scholarship for an outstanding science major selected by the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.

    Mildred M. Reigh Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to students pursuing a degree in Mathematics Education or Elementary Education with a mathematics concentration. Recipients must have reached a minimum of junior standing (57 to 90 credit hours) and carry at least a 3.0 GPA.

    Scholarships–Creating Opportunities for Applying Mathematics (S-COAM)

    The Scholarships–Creating Opportunities for Applying Mathematics (S-COAM) project at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), while increasing the overall number of students pursuing degrees in mathematics, is unique in its goal of establishing a supportive connection of master’s students with undergraduates through scholarship cohort activities. Each year, need-based scholarship funds support five or six new graduate students from the M.S. in Applied Mathematics program and ten new junior or senior undergraduate students seeking a major or minor in a mathematical area. Application and further information is available on the Mathematics Department website.

    Dr. Thomas Smyth Memorial Scholarship for Biology

    This scholarship, created to honor a longtime faculty member at Indiana State Teachers College, benefits outstanding Biology majors interested in some phase of natural history.

    Howard E. Tompkins Scholarship

    Awarded to a full-time Computer Science major with the highest overall grade-point average who is entering the junior year and has completed at least nine credits of computer science. Must be awarded to a female if only one scholarship is being awarded.

    Wienken and Associates Scholarship

    Awards are made to upper-level students enrolled in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics who have successfully completed at least 30 credit hours and have achieved a 2.75 cumulative grade-point average.