Scholarship Opportunities

Purdue University Calumet is dedicated to recognizing the academic excellence of our students.  Entering freshmen and new transfer students are considered for academic scholarships listed below as part of the admissions process.  These scholarships will be renewable for up to a maximum of four (4) years of study at Purdue University Calumet, unless otherwise noted, as long as the recipient continues to meet the scholarship criteria and program requirements.

To be considered for merit scholarships from Purdue University Calumet you must:

  1. Receive formal acceptance of admissions to Purdue University Calumet.
  2. Receive a Scholarship Notification letter and Acceptance Form from the Office of Admissions.
  3. Return the Scholarship Acceptance form to the Office of Admissions  within 30 days of the date of your Scholarship Notification.  Note:  Failure to return the Scholarship Acceptance form within the 30-day time frame will result in loss of the scholarship.  The scholarship will then be awarded to another deserving student who meets the scholarship eligibility criteria.

 

Purdue Calumet Scholarship Search


http://webs.purduecal.edu/ofasa/scholarship-searches/

 


Chancellor’s Scholar

– up to $38,800 ($9,700 per year) – Indiana resident

– up to $74,800 ($18,700 per year) – Non-Indiana resident

  • Recognizes students who graduate as Valedictorian or Salutatorian of their high school class based on the current official high school transcript from a secondary institution offering competitive class rankings in a class of greater than 100 students
  • Minimum SAT score of 1100 (CR+M) or ACT composite score of 24
  • Minimum high school grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale (five subject GPA – Math, English, Lab Science, Social Studies and Foreign Language)
  • Direct admit into program of study at Purdue University Calumet
  • Award is applied to tuition, fees, rental at the University Village student housing facility, and books for a maximum of four (4) consecutive years
  • Scholarship is awarded upon admission.

 

Academic Achievement Scholarship

– $8,000 ($2,000 per year) – Indiana resident

– $16,000 ($4,000 per year) – Non-Indiana resident

  • Awarded to recent high school graduates for a maximum of four (4) consecutive years
  • Minimum high school GPA of 3.0
  • Minimum SAT score of 1100 (CR+M)) or ACT composite score of 24
  • Direct admit into program of study at Purdue University Calumet
  • Scholarship is awarded upon admission.

 

Honors Scholarship

– $12,000 ($3,000 per year) – Indiana resident

– $16,000 ($4,000 per year) – Non-Indiana resident

  • Awarded to those Honors students who meet eligibility requirements
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Minimum SAT score of 1100 (CR+M) including a minimum score of 450 on each component (CR&M) or ACT composite score of 25, including a minimum score of 21 on each component (CR&M)
  • For further information visit:  http://webs.purduecal.edu/honors/
  • Separate application to the Honors Program is required:  http://webs.purduecal.edu/honors/application-for-admission/ 
  • Notification of award will be sent through the Honors Program.

 

Purdue Calumet Scholarships

Merit and need-based – awards range from $1,000 – $15,000 annually

Available to students pursuing various disciplines including engineering, nursing, management, mathematics, communications and the sciences.  Awarded based on academic strength and/or financial need, along with criteria identified by the scholarship donor.  A FAFSA must be submitted to be considered for the need-based scholarships (www.fafasa.gov.)   Visit http://webs.purduecal.edu/ofasa/ for more information.

 


Transfer Student Scholarships

Purdue Calumet Transfer Scholarship

– $4,000 ($2,000 per year) – Indiana resident

– $8,000 ($4,000 per year) – Non-Indiana resident

 

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

– $4,000/year Indiana resident

– $6,500/year Non-Indiana resident

  • Minimum cumulative (GPA) of 3.5
  • Completed at least 60 transferable credit hours
  • PTK member and transferring from community college

 

Enrollment Incentive Award

– up to $6,500 per year (covers the difference between out-of-state tuition and tuition for Indiana residents for 300 and/or 400 level courses)

  • Awarded to any first time Purdue University Calumet student with 60 transferable hours to Purdue University Calumet for a total of four (4) semesters out of six (6) continuous enrollment semesters, excluding summer and co-op semesters
  • Non-Indiana resident
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 in all previous coursework
  • Must be enrolled in 9 credit hours at 300 or 400 level; award only applied to 300 or 400 level courses
  • Cannot be used in conjunction with the Purdue Calumet Transfer Scholarship

 

Pathfinder Scholarship

– $1,000 – $4,000/year

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Completed 15 – 60 transferable credit hours
  • Awarded for up to 7 semesters

 

Visit our website for a comprehensive listing of Transfer Student scholarships.


Additional Scholarships for your consideration that require a separate application

The below scholarships will be awarded through the Office of Financial Aid and Student Accounts.

Graduate Distinction Scholarship

– $6,000 ($2,000 per year) – Indiana resident

– $12,000 ($4,000 per year) – Non-Indiana resident

 

William and Louise Allen Scholarship

– $1,000 annually

 

Minority Teacher and Special Education Services Scholarship

– $500 – $4,000 annually

State scholarship awarded to undergraduate minority (Black or Hispanic) students who are U.S. Citizens and Indiana residents pursuing a teaching certification or special education, occupational or physical certification, to teach or practice in Indiana, and agree to teach in an accredited Indiana elementary or secondary school for 3 of the first 5 years following completion of the program.

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or minimum GPA as required by the College of Education at Purdue University Calumet
  • Minimum 12 credit hours enrollment
  • FAFSA (www.fafsa.gov)  filed by priority deadline of March 10
  • Additional information and application available at http://www.in.gov/ssaci/2342.htm

 

Laverne Noyes Scholarship

– $1,000 – $4,000 annually

Intended for descendents of World War I veterans who demonstrate financial need

 

Child of Disabled Veteran or Deceased Firefighter/Law Enforcement Officer

Awarded to State of Indiana approved eligible children of service related disabled veterans and eligible children or spouses of certain Indiana public safety officers killed in the line of duty.  Pays 100% of tuition and fees, assessed at the undergraduate level, for up to 124 credit hours.  Available to both undergraduate and graduate students.

 

 

 

Office of Financial Aid and Student Accounts
2200 169th Street, Lawshe Hall, Room 130
Hammond, IN  46323
219/989-2301 or 800/HI-PURDUE, ext. 2301

Toll free in northwest Indiana and Chicagoland area

Visit our website for a comprehensive listing of scholarships.