Diane Nicole Huntington Memorial Scholarship

Diane Nicole Huntington was a student in the School of Education at Purdue University Calumet until her untimely death in December 2004. Her passion and commitment to teaching elementary students was evident in her interactions with peers, faculty, and students. Diane was an honor student, and she won the Stark-Tinkham Writing Contest for a children’s poem in Spring 2004. Diane’s family and friends chose to honor her exceptional life by creating a scholarship in her name.

Applications are available now for the Diane Nicole Huntington Memorial Scholarship in Elementary Education for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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2014-15 Huntington Application

 FERPA Release Scholarship Committee

Academic Year Eligibility: All full-time Elementary Education majors of junior or higher standing

Information and application availability: Forms and instructions for completing and submitting the application will be available by early December at the SOE website, through BlackBoard, through the Financial Aid office on Facebook, and in the education offices.

The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who best demonstrates a passion and a commitment for teaching elementary students. Although GPA is a consideration, the applications will be judged primarily on qualities that the applicant demonstrates such as: their interactions with others, especially elementary children; the actions and attitudes they exhibit in the university and elementary classroom; and the excitement they exhibit toward learning. See the application for a more complete description.

(The recipient must have a FAFSA on file with the Financial Aid Office.)

Deadline: Wednesday March 19, 2014 at 5pm

Early-Bird Deadline:

Submit your materials early and increase your chances of receiving the scholarship. ONE point will be added to your score and you will be considered for other available School of Education scholarships for which you may qualify if you submit by Friday January 24, 2014 at 5pm.

Thomas Ray Crowel Scholarship in Education

The Thomas Ray Crowel Scholarship in Education was established in 2004 by Hammond, IN businessman and philanthropist, Thomas Ray Crowel.

Applications are now available for the Thomas Ray Crowel Scholarship in Education for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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2014-15 Crowel Application

FERPA Release Scholarship Committee

Academic Year Eligibility: Full-time Education majors with at least a 3.35 GPA overall (must be coded as an Education major)

Information and application availability: Forms and instructions for completing and submitting the application will be available by early December at the SOE website, through BlackBoard, through the Financial Aid office on Facebook, and in the education offices.

The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who best demonstrates need and a commitment to teaching. See the application for a more complete description.

(The recipient must have a FAFSA on file with the Financial Aid Office.)

Deadline: Wednesday March 19, 2014 at 5pm

Early-Bird Deadline:

Submit your materials early and increase your chances of receiving the scholarship. ONE point will be added to your score and you will be considered for other available School of Education scholarships for which you may qualify if you submit by Friday January 24, 2014 at 5pm.