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Additional Scholarship Opportunities

Below are scholarships listed by type that are awarded by Purdue University and require a separate application. Most applications will be available in December and available until February 1.

Financial Need

The Barbara Cooper Clark Memorial Scholarship
The LaVerne Noyes Scholarship
The Law Enforcement Personnel Children's Scholarship
For students who are a Purdue Physical Facilities employee, or are the child of a current or former Purdue Physical Facilities employee. Students pursuing a degree in Interior Design or Industrial Technology may also apply.
Available to qualified descendants of World War I veterans.
For a child of Law Enforcement Personnel or a child whose parent is deceased but was a member of Law Enforcement Personnel.
The Order of Amaranth Scholarship
The Raymond R. Best Scholarship
The Robert and Florence Bookwalter Memorial Scholarship
For students whose parents are active members in an Indiana Masonic Lodge.
For Indiana residents in the College of Engineering.
For Engineering students who hold a current amateur radio operator license.

Leadership and/or Service

The Amelia Earhart Scholarship
Based on academic merit and leadership and is open to juniors and seniors enrolled in any school at the West Lafayette campus.
For undergraduate students with a classification of no less than 3, and not a candidate for graduation at the end of the spring semester. Students must be nominated for this scholarship.
President’s Council 40th Anniversary Scholarship
Awarded annually by the Barbara Cook Chapter to students, organizations and staff in the Purdue University community to recognize leadership and community involvement as well as to support students, organizations and groups who exert themselves to better the Greater Lafayette community.
Forty short years ago, President Arthur Hansen, recognizing the growing need for philanthropy in higher education, created a leadership donor society at Purdue named President’s Council. Since then thousands of members have supported professorships, fellowships, new facilities, research, athletics, scholarships and countless other programs and auxiliaries on campus. To honor the commitments of President’s Council members the 40th Anniversary Endowed Scholarship has been established. The deadline to apply is February 1 for the upcoming academic year.

Non Traditional Students

Granted to nontraditional full time students who have achieved a 3.0 GPA or above.
For undergraduate students who are beginning or continuing adult students. This scholarship is named for the founder of the Span Plan Program.
For beginning, continuing, re-entry, transfer, or non-degree seeking nontraditional undergraduate students at Purdue University. Awards are in the amount of $1000 or more.
Administers grants strictly for part-time nontraditional undergraduate students each semester. The grant pays $1000 for students from the public and $450 for students who are Purdue staff. The deadlines are April 1st for summer, June 1st for fall, and December 1st for spring.

Special Interests

The General Motors/Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Endowed Scholarship
The Samuel B Lutz and the Emil & Laura Miller Scholarships
Awarded to students who have a parent that is either a minority or female employee for GM. This is not a need-based scholarship; however, applicants must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
For undergraduate students from farming families. Eligible students only need to submit one application to be considered for these two scholarships.
The Space Shuttle Memorial Fund Scholarship
For active members of the Delta Delta Chapter of Sigma Chi who will live in the House for the 2015-16 academic year.
Provides scholarships to Purdue students with demonstrated interests in the space program. Contributions from student organizations, alumni, and friends were used to establish the Space Shuttle Memorial Fund.