ees Scholarships

 

Aktar Sidiqi Fund (Graduate)
Benjamin Moulton (Graduate)
Blackwell Scholars (Undergraduate & Graduate)
Donald G Brown Endowed Scholarship (Undergraduate)
G. David Koch Memorial Fund (Undergraduate)
Hilda Pang Anthropology and Art Scholarship (Undergraduate)
John E. Oliver Memorial Scholarship in Physical Geography (Undergraduate)
McBeth Talisman Fund (Undergraduate)
Richard K. Kirk Memorial Scholarship (Undergraduate)
Robert Drummond Scholarship (Undergraduate)
Robert E. Pace Memorial Scholarship in Anthropology (Undergraduate)
Stanley Scholarship (Undergraduate)

 


Scholarship Name: Aktar Sidiqi Fund
Open To:  Graduate.
Selection Criteria: Recipients must be enrolled full time in the graduate Geography program and have a minimum grade point average of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale.  The students must show financial need and first preference will be given to a Pakistani Muslim student and secondly to any Muslim Student(s).
Award Amount:  Certificate and one $1000 Scholarship given annually.
How to Apply:  Nominations are referred to the Graduate Affairs Committee.


Scholarship Name: Benjamin Moulton Award
Description: This award was established in 1983to honor Dr. Ben Moulton's retirement on May 6, 1983.  He Joined ISU in 1961 and was appointed chairperson in 1964. 
Open To:  Graduate.
Selection Criteria: Award will be considered based on evidence of potential research skills.  Eligible students must have at least one year in residence at the time the award is granted.
Award Amount:  Certificate and Monetary value of $75.00 for periodicals or books.
How to Apply:  Nominations are referred to the Graduate Affairs Committee.


Scholarship Name: Blackwell Scholars
Open To:  Geoscience students who will be juniors, seniors, or a graduate student.
Selection Criteria: Recipients must be U.S. citizens and residents of the state of Indiana, must be enrolled full time (minimum of 12 hours per semester) and maintain minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, must have demonstrated leadership skills and quality of character
Award Amount:  $2500 available
How to Apply:  Nominations are referred to the Undergraduate Affairs Committee.


Scholarship Name: Donald G Brown Endowed Scholarship
Description: Renewable for a maximum of eight semesters provided academic achievement is maintained.  The amount available is $500.00.
Open To:  Undergraduate
Selection Criteria: Consideration will be given to Indiana State University undergraduate students pursuing a major in Geology. Students must demonstrate financial need and have applied themselves academically and are sincere in their academic endeavors.
Award Amount: $500.00
Number of Awards Given Annually: 1
How to Apply: Nominations are referred to the Undergraduate Affairs Committee comprised of departmental faculty members.


Scholarship Name: G. David Koch Memorial Fund
Open To:  Undergraduate
Selection Criteria:
Award Amount:  Monetary amount of $200.00 plus an International Atlas along with a certificate
How to Apply:  Nominations are referred to the Undergraduate Affairs Committee.


Scholarship Name: Hilda Pang Anthropology and Art Scholarship
Description:  The amount available for this scholarship is $500.00 to be awarded for one recipient as a waiver of fees in the amount of $250.00 each semester.
Open To:   Undergraduate
Selection Criteria: 1) Full-time undergraduate students pursuing a major in Anthropology.  2) Possesses a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.2; and 3) Manifest promise or leadership within their chosen discipline.
Award Amount: $500.00
Number of Awards Given Annually: 1
How to Apply: Nominations are made in early spring by the Undergraduate Affairs Committee.


Scholarship Name: John E. Oliver Memorial Fund
Description:  This scholarship was endowed by the members of the Oliver family, their friends, and former students of Dr. John Oliver. The John Oliver Memorial Scholarship has been in place since 2009. Each year the scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student who specializes in Climatology.
Open To:   Undergraduate student specializing in Climatology
Selection Criteria: Recipient will be a full-time student at Indiana State University and be a talented and high achieving student showing academic promise in the area of physical Geography with preference given to Geography majors specializing in climate.  The student must have a GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and preference will be made to the candidate with superior academic performance.
Award Amount: $500.00
Number of Awards Given Annually: 1
How to Apply: Nominations are made in early spring by the Undergraduate Affairs Committee.


Scholarship Name: McBeth Talisman Fund
Description:  The McBeth Talisman is the oldest award for the department being established in 1928 by William Allen McBeth (1855-1924), graduating class of 1895 of Indiana State Normal School and a teacher of Geography and geology at the school from 1897 until 1924. The Talisman is a gold medal bearing the McBeth coat of arms; the first medal was awarded to Loretta A. Arvin in 1928.
Open To:   Undergraduate Senior
Selection Criteria: The gold medal will be granted to the graduating senior  who has done the most outstanding work in the fields of geography and geology.
Award Amount: Certificate along with a McBeth family Coat of Arms engraved medal
How to Apply: Nominations are made in early spring by the Undergraduate Affairs Committee.


Scholarship Name: Richard K. Kirk Memorial Scholarship
Description: The amount available is $500.00 to be awarded as a waiver of fees in the amount of $250.00 each semester.
Open To:   Undergraduate
Selection Criteria: 1) A deserving junior in Geology, 2) 3.0 GPA,
 3) Financial need as determined by the committee, and 4) U.S. citizenship.
Award Amount: $500.00
Number of Awards Given Annually: 1
How to Apply: Nominations are made in early spring by Geology faculty to the Undergraduate Affairs Committee.


Scholarship Name: Robert R. Drummond Scholarship
Description:  This scholarship was endowed by the members of the Drummond family, their friends, and former students of Dr. Robert R. Drummond.  The Robert R. Drummond Scholarship has been in place since 1999.  Each year the scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student who plans on teaching Geography or Earth Science at the middle school or secondary school level.
Open To:   Undergraduate student planning on teaching Geography or Earth Science at the Middle School or Secondary School level.
Selection Criteria: Recipient will be a sophomore or Junior enrolled full-time at Indiana State University and must be committed to teach Geography or Earth Science at the Middle school or high School level.  The scholarship will be enacted in the year that the student is a Junior or Senior correspondingly.  The student must have a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and preference will be made to the candidate with superior academic performance.  In the event that there are two equally qualified candidates, the student with the greater financial need shall be granted first consideration.
Award Amount: $1000.00
Number of Awards Given Annually: 1
How to Apply: Nominations are made in early spring by the Undergraduate Affairs Committee.


Scholarship Name: Robert E. Pace Memorial Scholarship in Anthropology
Description: Scholarship awards are made on a competitive basis for the academic year, and may be renewed for no more than three succeeding years.  The scholarship is provided in the form of a waiver of fees, $500.00 for each semester, totaling $1000.00.  Any portion of the scholarship not used will be mailed in the form of a check from the Controller’s Office.
Open To:   Undergraduate
Selection Criteria: 1) Must be an anthropology major or specifically plan to be; 2) have a serious interesting a career within anthropology, and must have 3) maintained a GPA of 3.0 or better for the semester or term preceding the award. Renewal of awards will be based upon the above criteria, and active participation in departmental activities.
Award Amount: $1000.00
Number of Awards Given Annually: 4
How to Apply: Submit a transcript for the preceding semester and a letter indicating your professional career goals to the Archaeology & Quaternary Research Laboratory, c/o Dr. Russell Stafford.



Scholarship Name: Stanley Scholarship
Description: Could involve up to three awards of about $1500.00 each.
Open To:   Undergraduate
Selection Criteria: 1) Enrolled as a student at Indiana State University, 2) are citizens of the U.S. and the state of Indiana, 3) have shown ability to succeed in chosen field of study, 4) refrain from the use of controlled drugs and/or tobacco, 5) refrain from participating in intercollegiate athletics, 6) are or were in the upper 25% of their high school class, and 7) maintain a B GPA after high school.
Award Amount: $1500.00
Number of Awards Given Annually: 1
How to Apply: Nominations are referred to the Undergraduate Affairs Committee comprised of departmental faculty members then forwarded to the College of Arts and Sciences for final award determination.