Purdue University Calumet offers a variety of scholarships to recognize student achievement and provide financial assistance to help with the cost of an education. Students are encouraged to pursue scholarship opportunities and apply for those for which they may qualify. Some scholarships are awarded for merit, financial need or both merit and need. Scholarship award amounts vary depending on the availability of funding and the number of qualified applicants. Most scholarships have deadlines and may be awarded well in advance of the next academic year. Students who are interested in pursuing scholarship opportunities are encouraged to apply early. Please visit this site often since new scholarships are publicized as they become available.
Scholarships from the Office of Admissions
Purdue University Calumet is dedicated to recognizing the academic excellence of our students. Entering freshmen and new transfer students are considered for academic scholarships as part of the admissions process. These scholarships are renewable provided the recipient continues to meet the scholarship criteria and program requirements. Admissions scholarships may be viewed on the Admissions website.
Annual and Endowed Scholarships
The Office of Financial Aid, in conjunction with the scholarship committee, has the privilege of awarding numerous scholarships to Purdue Calumet students due to the generosity of our donors. Students are selected based on academic performance, program of study, grade classification, enrollment status and other selection criteria.
Scholarships awarded by the Office of Financial Aid in conjunction with the scholarship committee require an application and essay which must be submitted by the priority date displayed on the application. The scholarship application may be accessed using the link below:
Scholarships Awarded by Purdue Calumet Colleges and Departments
Many of Purdue Calumet University’s annual and endowed scholarships are awarded by the Colleges or Academic Departments of the university as requested by the donor. Please review the listing of all available scholarships using the link below and contact the academic department for more information on these scholarships.
Other Purdue Calumet Scholarship Applications
Some scholarships have very specific criteria and require a separate application. Please review the criteria for each award carefully and only apply for those for which you may qualify. Continue to monitor this website to view these applications as they become available.
- Christenson Chevrolet Scholarship Application (PDF)
- Hugh G. Daubek Memorial Scholarship Application (PDF)
- Jennie Hamilton Scholarship Application (PDF)
- LaVerne Noyes Scholarship Application (PDF)
- NIPSCO Scholarship Application (PDF)
- Sigma Theta Tau, Mu Omega Chapter Scholarship Application (PDF)
- Strack and Van Til Scholarship Application (PDF)
- Zach Gives Back Scholarship Application (PDF)
Other Scholarship Opportunities
- AICPA Legacy Foundation Scholarships
- Advancing Women in STEM Scholarship – Deadline December 31, 2015
- Hammond College Bound Scholarship
- Legacy Foundation Scholarships
- Legends Scholarship
- Masters in Public Health Scholarships – Deadlines in 2016
- The PayScale Scholarship: Women in STEM – Deadline February 29, 2016
- William and Louise Allen Scholarship – Deadline June 15, 2016
Scholarship search engines can be a very useful tool in helping students locate scholarships. The site will often require the student to complete a profile and attempt to match the student with scholarship opportunities that exist across the country. However, as a word of caution, if the scholarship search site or scholarship application requires a fee, avoid it! The list below identifies some of the most popular scholarship search engines, and they are all free of charge!