1. Presidential and Trustees Scholarship are designed to allow Purdue to attract and retain the best and brightest students from across Indiana, the nation, and the world. The Presidential Scholarship awards high-achieving high school students either $20,000 (for residents of Indiana) or $28,000 (for non-Indiana residents) over four years of study at Purdue. The Trustees Scholarships grant a total of $32,000 to Indiana residents and $40,000 to non-Indiana residents over four years. These scholarships are awarded to the highest achieving high school students entering Purdue.
2. The Emerging Urban Leaders Scholarships offers $5,000 to select Indiana students from the Indianapolis Public Schools district and public schools in Hammond, Gary and East Chicago. Students from Chicago Public Schools Corporation also can qualify for a $15,000 scholarship. The scholarships are renewable annually for four years upon achievement of a 2.70 Purdue grade point average.
3. Purdue Promise: Purdue Promise combines strong support services with grant assistance to help eligible Twenty-first Century Scholars thrive at Purdue. The support services are designed to help students succeed both academically and socially. The grant package, which includes federal work study funding as well as the Twenty-first Century Scholars award, meets full financial need and is renewable for up to four years (total of eight semesters).
4. The Purdue Marquis Scholarship Program for middle-income students. Students who do not qualify for any federal or state income-based assistance aretargeted.
5. A summer reading program, Boilermaker Common Reading Effort, designed to foster community and academic success at the start of col-lege. Purdue collaborates with the cities of Lafayette and West Lafayette to create the largest book club in the nation.
6. Learning Communities expansion effort. With enrollment in this program at an all-time high (20 percent of first-year students), it is an ideal time to expand the program. Naming rights would be available for larger gifts.
7. Boiler Gold Rush is scholarship program for low-income students. This effort creates a fund to support additional BGR scholarships so that interested students don’t have to be concerned about the fee to attend this freshman jumpstart program.