Award provides assistance and opportunities to students
interested in pursuing careers in special education or communication
disorders at Indiana State University.
Each recipient who maintains a 3.5 grade point average is awarded $1,500.00 per year for a maximum of four years. The holder of the Blumberg Scholarship also may be awarded the renewable Indiana State University Academic Scholarship worth approximately $1,000.00. Recipients also gain valuable experience by participating in Blumberg Center activities (50 contact hours per semester) during their time at Indiana State University.
A selection committee considers previous work/volunteer experiences, recommendations, class rank, GPA, and SAT/ACT scores to determine the scholarship recipient.
Interested individuals can apply by submitting the following four items to the Blumberg Center by
February 1, 2014:
1) Completed Application Form,
2) Most Recent Transcripts,
3) Personal Essay, and
4) Three Letters of Recommendation
"Being a Blumberg Scholar was such a valuable experience for me. Not only was I able to afford my schooling, but I also gained professional experience by both volunteering each week at the center and attending various conferences."
Amanda Wilson, Graduate in Special Education, 2003-2007, Blumberg Scholar
2011-2012 Blumberg Center Scholarship Recipients
The Blumberg Scholars participated in an experiential learning opportunity during the third session of the Autism Spectrum Disorder Series in April, 2010. The three Blumberg Scholars created a poster session along with handouts and reference page to present during the workshop. Each Indiana State University student investigated and studied a research-based strategy that provided educators and parents with practical skills to utilize with the children with autism.