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/

 


*May 1, 2015 is the deadline for the following admission merit awards!

Academic Achievement Scholarship

– Awards start at $1000 per academic year.

• Awarded to admitted high school seniors for a maximum of
four (4) consecutive years, Fall and Spring semesters only.
• 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 by the priority deadline of May 1, 2015.
• Scholarship is offered upon admission and contingent upon receipt of acceptance form.

 

Honors Scholarship

– $2,500 per year – All Honors Students

• Available at www.purduecal.edu/honors, the application to the
Honors College is separate from and in addition to the admission
application to the university.
• Although there are no firm criteria for admission, students with a
high school GPA under 3.4 or SAT scores (or ACT equivalent) of
under 1100 (verbal + math) will have difficulty being admitted.
• Applications, which require essays and letters of recommendation,
are reviewed on the basis of academic achievement and promise,
leadership potential, extracurricular involvement, personal character,
and other factors relevant to the student’s overall potential.
Scholarship is renewable based on satisfaction of
Honors College requirements.

 

 

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.