Scholarships: College of Arts & Sciences — Deadline March 2, 2012 by 4:00PM in Kirkwood Hall 012

Posted: February 16, 2012 by IUsec in Scholarships

Scholarships: We are now accepting applications for all of the College’s spring scholarship competitions. Specific information about the individual competitions and complete eligibility criteria are available on the College’s Scholarship and Awards page ( For consideration, all application materials must be received in Undergraduate Academic Affairs (KH012) by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 2, 2012. Please encourage your outstanding students to apply! Also, please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions.


Award Amount Eligibility
Intensive Writing Essay Prize Up to six awards of $150 each Students who took IW courses in Summer or Fall 2011, or who are currently enrolled in IW courses may submit essays. 
Palmer-Brandon Prize in the Humanities Up to two awards of $20,000 each Third- year students with junior standing (graduating in May/August 2013) in specific departments in the humanities. Students must be nominated by their departments for this competition.
Senior Scholarship Competition* approx. 20 scholarships; amounts vary, but awards are generally modest Competition for rising seniors (graduating May August 2013) all majors/disciplines. Minimum College GPA of 3.700.
William G. Bray Memorial Scholarship Varies; usually 3-4 awards of $500-$1,000 Current sophomores or juniors with minimum GPA of 3.750 who are College students in History and Political Science or Kelley School of Business students in Operations and Decision Technologies.


*Some scholarships in this competition have very specific restrictions and it is a challenge for us to award them each year because we do not have enough applicants who meet the eligibility criteria. Once again we ask that you especially encourage your high-achieving majors in the physical sciences (AST, CHEM, BSES, GEOG, GEOL, PHYS) as well as graduates of Anderson High School in Anderson, IN, and students from Clay (or contiguous) county to apply. Students are considered for all awards for which they meet the specific eligibility criteria.


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