A. Elwood and Juneth S. Adams Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1982 by a gift from the estate of A. Elwood and Juneth S. Adams. Dr. Elwood Adams had an outstanding career in the field of education for more than 44 years. He later served as a visiting professor at Indiana State University.
Louis and Opal Adkisson Endowed Minority Scholarship
This award is given to an incoming minority student who has a high school GPA of 2.5 and who declares a major within the Bayh College of Education. The scholarship is renewable for an additional three years.
Ray Asbury Scholarship in Education
Students, friends, and relatives established this scholarship in 1976 in honor of Ray Asbury’s retirement as principal of Sugar Grove School. Mr. Asbury is a 1932 alumnus of Indiana State Teachers College.
Elisha A. Bourne Scholarship in Education
Established in 2006 by a gift from the estate of James Elrod, in memory of his grandfather, Elisha A. Bourn, who attended Indiana Normal School in the 1870s. The recipients must be juniors who plan to teach and reside in Indiana.
Lois Burdick Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Mrs. Lois Burdick to provide support for continuing education for teachers. It is awarded to a graduate student in teacher education.
Arthur L. Lucas and Cora Lucas Chestnut Fund
Established by a gift from the estate of James M. Chestnut, a 1928 alumnus of Indiana State Normal School, this scholarship is awarded to deserving education students from Daviess County who plan a teaching career in the public schools.
College of Education Scholarship
Established by the dean to support students in the Bayh College of Education.
Delta Kappa Gamma—Beta Omicron Chapter Scholarship
Established in 1990 by members of the Beta Omicron chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, an international society of key women educators, this scholarship is awarded annually to a junior or senior female student who demonstrates outstanding promise in the field of education.
Susie Thurman Dewey Scholarship in Education
A distinguished educator, Susie Thurman Dewey has been the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2001, as well as the Bronze Star for her military service in World War II. This scholarship is awarded to a student who has displayed exceptional academic performance in the field of education.
Patricia Drake Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was endowed in 2004 from the estate of Patricia J. Drake. This scholarship supports students who are interested in teaching at the elementary and/or middle school level.
Marian George Memorial Teaching Scholarship
Established in 1991 by a gift from the estate of Marian George, an ISU graduate who retired in 1973 after 24 years of teaching, this scholarship is awarded to students majoring in the field of education.
Norma Grosjean Graduate Assistant Scholarship
Norma Grosjean was a beloved staff member of many years in the Bayh College of Education’s Office of Student Services. This scholarship is awarded to a full-time graduate student in the Bayh College of Education who has achieved and continues to achieve academic success within their program.
Norma Grosjean Scholarship in Education
This scholarship was established in 2000 by Norma Grosjean, a beloved staff member of many years in the Bayh College of Education’s Office of Student Services. The scholarship is given annually to a worthy ISU student with a major in education.
Ray and Adelaide Hahn Memorial Scholarship
Established by the Hahn family in loving memory of their parents Ray and Adelaide Hahn, this renewable scholarship is awarded annually to students who are pursuing degrees in education and who are from families with three or more children. All seven of the Hahn children attended ISU, and all but one majored in education.
Esther P. Hamilton Scholarship
This fund was established to provide a scholarship or scholarships for students in the Bayh College of Education who demonstrate both academic merit and financial need.
Marvin Henry Legacy Scholarship
Established in 2013 by Dr. Marvin and Mrs. Ruth Henry and family, this scholarship is awarded to a graduate student in good standing with the Bayh College of Education with preference given to those with secondary graduate certificates. The recipient will demonstrate leadership possibilities in teacher education.
Jessie N. House Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1990 by the children of Mrs. House as well as by family friends. Mrs. House was the former Jessie Mae Needham, who married Wilson M. House. The Houses have a rich history in Terre Haute and the Indiana State University community. The recipient must be a graduate of a high school in Indiana or a surrounding state.
Dr. Gail M. W. Huffman-Joley Scholarship
This award was established in 2002 by friends and colleagues of Dr. Gail Huffman-Joley, former dean and professor of education. The award benefits outstanding students from ISU PDS partnership schools who are interested in pursuing degrees in teacher preparation.
Dr. Herbert J. Klausmeier Scholarship
Established in 2003 by Dr. Herbert Klausmeier, who was a 1940 alumnus of Indiana State. Dr. Klausmeier was the founder of the Wisconsin Center for Education Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has received coveted awards and recognition in the fields of education, psychology, research, and leadership.
Hilda Maehling Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1981 by a gift from the estate of Hilda Maehling, the scholarship is given annually to a student majoring in education. Hilda graduated from Indiana State Normal School in 1915 and began her teaching career in the city schools of Terre Haute.
J.D. Miller Leadership in Education Scholarship
This scholarship was established to memorialize J.D. Miller, who lost a battle with cancer in 2009 while a student at Indiana State. An elementary and special education major from Clayton, Indiana, he was a leader on and off campus. This scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior education major with proven skills as a leader in education.
Caleb Mills Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1953 by Miss Helen Condit, this scholarship honors the memory of her grandfather Caleb Mills, second state superintendent of public instruction and an outstanding leader in the establishment of the Indiana public school system.
Elliott and Estelle Nelson and Family Scholarship
Mr. Nelson, now retired, was the president and owner of Modern Vending, Inc. His wife, Estelle, taught school for seven years. This scholarship was established as a way for the Nelsons to give something back to the community in appreciation for the support they had received.
Madonna Owen and Linda Owen Scholarship
Established by a gift from the estate of Madonna Owen in 2005, the scholarship is awarded to deserving women preparing for a career in education. Preference is given to students in ISU band or choir.
Catherine Polson Education Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Catherine Polson in loving memory of her late husband, Lawrence Polson. The scholarship is awarded to incoming full-time freshman students majoring in education and is renewable up to four years.
Rector Rockhill Scholarship
Established in 2010 by Nancy Walters Smith in honor of her mother, Muriel Rector Rockhill, an educator and alumna of Indiana State Teachers College. The scholarship is awarded to sophomore, junior or senior education majors exhibiting a 3.0 grade point average.
Wayne E. Schomer Scholarship
Established by the Wayne E. Schomer family, this scholarship honors his memory and service to ISU. Dr. Wayne Schomer held various positions at ISU for more than 37 years, including vice president of University Advancement from 1966 to 1974. The Schomers have a long and well established history with Indiana State University.
Pansy Beatrice Bryant Walker Memorial Scholarship
Established by the estate of Mary M. Conkle in 1982 in honor of her mother, Pansy Beatrice Bryant Walker, this scholarship is given annually to deserving students in the field of education.
Paul Witty Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Dr. Paul Witty to support high-achieving students in the study of reading or gifted and talented education.
Ruth Zenor and Helen Zenor Brez Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1995 by Margaret Zenor Eldredge, a 1935 graduate, in memory of her sister Helen Zenor Brez, a 1938 graduate, and her mother Ruth Hanna Zenor, who attended Indiana State Normal School and Indiana State Teachers College.
Charlotte Boener Scholarship
This scholarship honors the legacy of Charlotte M. Boener, former professor in the ISU School of Education, who strove to instill a passion for science education in elementary and middle school teachers. The recipients are high-achieving students who are pursuing teacher education at the elementary or middle level with an emphasis in science or mathematics.