August 5, 2013
Each year, Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus (IUPUC) awards a number of donor-funded scholarships to deserving students who are pursuing bachelor’s degrees in a number of fields.
This year is no exception. Thanks to generous support from a number of local and regional corporations, businesses, civic groups, alumni, private citizens, and others who believe in the importance of higher education, 18 IUPUC students will receive scholarships for the 2013-14 academic year.
These donors collectively provided $16,000 towards the education of IUPUC student recipients listed below, along with their hometowns and academic majors:
BLUE & COMPANY SCHOLARSHIP: $500
BROOKE E TUTTLE SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000
FAURECIA TECHNOLOGIES SCHOLARSHIPS: $1,000 and $500
INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANTS SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000
IUPUC ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000
IUPUC SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000
JAY HOWARD SCHOLARSHIP: $500
MARVIN RYTTING SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000
TAYLOR BROTHERS SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000
ROBERT C. TRAYLOR SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000
KRISTEN SCHILDMIER SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000
VUJOVICH SCHOLARSHIP IN ENGINEERING: Up to $5,000
WAFA FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000
ZONTA CLUB SCHOLARSHIP: $500
Students who are awarded donor-funded IUPUC scholarships must meet specific eligibility criteria related to academic performance, major area of study, and grade point averages.
According to Dr. Marwan Wafa, vice chancellor and dean, donors like these help IUPUC keep tuition affordable. “Gifts from the private sector are vital for our continued growth and development,” he said. “We are grateful to our many friends and partners who choose to invest in higher education, where they make a lasting difference in the lives of IUPUC students.”
For information about IUPUC’s financial aid and scholarship offerings, visit www.iupuc.edu/financial-aid or contact Jennifer Chandler, director of scholarships, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 812.348.7342.