Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Federal Student Aid Information Center
Phone: 1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243) or
Phone: 1-319-337-5665
TTY: 1-800-730-8913.
Website: FAFSA

Services and Description

  • Free online application for student aid. Paper versions are also available.

IUP Financial Aid Office

Clark Hall, Room 200
1090 South Drive
Indiana, PA 15705
Phone: 724.357.2218
Fax: 724.357.2094

Services and Description

  • Services: The Financial Aid Office, located in Clark Hall, offers financial information and counseling to all students attending IUP. The types of financial assistance offered by the Financial Aid Office include student employment, educational loans, and grants. Counseling on debt management and loan repayment options is also available.
  • Mission Statement: The Financial Aid Office is committed to providing financial resource information and services to students and their families while also supporting responsible stewardship of the funds entrusted to the university. As members of the IUP community, we will collaborate with other campus offices and external organizations to assist in promoting educational access.

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency

Phone: 800-233-0557
For information on State Grants, Special Programs, Loan Forgiveness, State Work Study, and Educational Loans: 800-692-7392
TDD: 800-654-5988 or 717-720-2366
Website: PHEAA

Services and Description

  • PHEAA devotes its energy, resources, and imagination to creating affordable access to higher education to students and their families. It provides information on state grants, special programs, loan forgiveness, state work study, educational loans, and PHEAA regional offices


Website: Scholarships at IUP

Note: The following scholarships give primary or secondary preference to women.

College of Health and Human Services

Jacquelin Alexis Watson Memorial Scholarship

Established in memory of a student from Montoursville High School who was tragically killed on TWA Flight 800, this scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in the Department of Criminology who has earned at least 24 credit hours. Preference is given to female candidates.

Ronald and Jean Zucchelli Scholarship

Awarded to an IUP student majoring in physical education. Preference will be given to female students.

For more information, please contact Carleen Zoni, Dean of the College of Health and Human Services, at 724-357-2555.

College of Humanities and Social Science

Mollie E. Bolling Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a student majoring in Sociology in the junior or senior year (at least 56 credits). The student must have an overall GPA of 2.0 and a major GPA of 2.5. Preference is given to African-American male students from single-parent households; secondary consideration is given to African-American females or other deserving students.

For more information, please contact Yaw Asamoah, Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, at 724-357-2280.

Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Iva Carlson Memorial Scholarship

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

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.

For more information, please contact John Eck, Dean of the Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, at 724-357-2609.

Miscellaneous Scholarships

American Association of University Women Scholarship

Awarded annually to nontraditional female residents of Indiana County, based upon financial need and successful completion of at least six credits leading to a degree.

Zonta Club of Indiana Scholarship for Women

The Zonta Club provides a scholarship for a female IUP student who has earned at least 24 academic credits, is 25 or older, and is a resident of Indiana County. Eligible students must demonstrate hardship need, exemplify personal character, have a commitment to academic excellence, and demonstrate promise for future success.

Unless otherwise noted above, for more information, please contact the Financial Aid Office at 724357-2218.