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Purdue Scholarships 2014-15

Important Deadlines

November 8th - Merit Scholarships

Purdue University awards most of its merit scholarships to qualified freshmen based on academic information provided with complete admission applications. The deadline for scholarship consideration for Fall 2014 freshmen was extended to November 8th.

February 1st - Purdue Scholarship Application

Purdue colleges, schools, and departments award a limited number of scholarships with a financial need component. To be considered for these scholarships, admitted students needed to complete the Purdue Scholarship Application by February 1st and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1.

There are other Purdue scholarships that require a separate application with a February 15th due date.

March 1st - FAFSA

We encourage all students to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1st in order to maximize consideration for all federal, state, and institutional funds they may be eligible to receive. The Purdue University Division of Financial Aid awards need-based scholarships to students who demonstrate certain levels of financial need and complete the FAFSA by March 1st.

Purdue College, School, and Department Scholarship Information

If you submit a Purdue Scholarship Application, the college/school that you are admitted to will notify you of any award selections in the spring. Additionally, admitted students will be able to view any award selections on the financial aid notice sent via mail to freshmen and available online on the myPurdue site in late March. Note that if you are not selected for a college/school need-based award you will not receive any special notification.

College/School/Department
Criteria
Application

Agriculture

Sherrelyn Meyer, Assistant Director, Academic Programs

(765) 494-8482

meyer10@purdue.edu

Distinguished academic performance, county, residence, leadership, community and 4-H/FAA involvement, some require essays; criteria for department-level scholarships vary

To maximize consideration for all possible scholarships, Fall 2014 beginners should have a complete admissions application by November 8th, 2013. The college awards a limited number of scholarships to first-year students with a financial need component. To be considered for these scholarships, admitted students needed to complete the Purdue Scholarship Application by February 1, 2014.

Continuing students should check here for additional requirements for specific scholarships and scholarship application.

Education

Jane Ann Dimitt, Director Office of Advising and Recruiting

(765) 494-7962

dimitt@purdue.edu

Distinguished academic performance; some require essay

To maximize consideration for all possible scholarships, Fall 2014 beginners should have a complete admissions application by November 8th, 2013.

Continuing students should review information and complete an online scholarship application by February 1st.

Engineering

Lori Pence Barber, Assistant Director, Student Success

(765) 494-5595

engrscholarship@purdue.edu

High academic achievement; demonstrated experience in leadership, service, and/or school or community activity.

To maximize consideration for all possible scholarships, Fall 2014 beginners should have a complete admissions application by November 8th, 2013. The college awards a limited number of scholarships to first-year students with a financial need component. To be considered for these scholarships, admitted students needed to complete the Purdue Scholarship Application by February 1, 2014.

Current students in FYE should review specific school website of their intended major. Upperclassmen should review specific school website for additional information, deadline dates and scholarship application (if required).

Health and Human Sciences

Mary Taylor

(765) 494-8533

taylorm@purdue.edu

Distinguished academic performance, extracurricular activities, some essays required

To maximize consideration for all possible scholarships, Fall 2014 beginners should have a complete admissions application by November 8th, 2013.

Continuing students should review information and complete the Purdue Scholarship Application by March 1st.

Liberal Arts

Barbara Dixon, Associate Dean for Administration

(765) 494-3731

dixonb@purdue.edu

Distinguished academic performance, difficulty of coursework, extracurricular activities, writing ability.

To maximize consideration for all possible scholarships, Fall 2014 beginners should have a complete admissions application by November 8th, 2013.

Continuing students should check here for additional requirements for specific scholarships.

Krannert School of Management

Barb Strueh, Scholarship Administrator

(765) 494-4454

struehb@purdue.edu

Distinguished academic performance

To maximize consideration for all possible scholarships, Fall 2014 beginners should have a complete admissions application by November 8th, 2013.

Pharmacy

Joseph E. Dubes III, R.Ph.
Senior Director of Student Services

dubesj@purdue.edu

Brenda Schroeder, Assistant Director of Student Services

brendaschroeder@purdue.edu

(765) 496-6885

Distinguished academic performance

No application process

Science

Lynne Horngren, Scholarship Administrator

(765) 494-1771

scholarships@science.purdue.edu

Distinguished academic performance; difficulty of college-level coursework (upperclassmen), research, leadership, community service and engagement, and co-curricular involvement.

To maximize consideration for College of Science scholarships, Fall 2014 beginners should have a complete admissions application by November 8th, 2013.

Continuing Student scholarships are decided by departmental scholarship committees in the College of Science based on academic and co-curricular criteria. Student must complete the College of Science Scholarship Application for consideration.

Technology

Jacqueline Brown, Academic Excellence Coordinator

(765) 496-3659

brown160@purdue.edu

Distinguished academic performance, special merit, financial need

To maximize consideration for all possible scholarships, Fall 2014 beginners should have a complete admissions application by November 8th, 2013.

Exploratory Studies

Ashlyn Shaffer

(765) 496-2299

shaffer4@purdue.edu

Distinguished academic performance; some also consider letters of recommendation, candidate statement, and other criteria

To maximize consideration for all possible scholarships, Fall 2014 beginners should have a complete admissions application by November 8th, 2013.

There is no separate application for upperclassmen to receive scholarship consideration.

This information is subject to change without notice. Scholarship requirements listed are minimums for consideration. Not all students who meet the minimum requirements for consideration will be awarded a scholarship. Purdue merit scholarships must be used the semester for which they are awarded.