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Dr. Donald L. Parman and Nadyne J. Parman Indiana Challenge Match Scholarship

Parman Scholarship - Not Available 2022

Purpose: The Dr. Donald L. Parman and Nadyne J. Parman Indiana Challenge Match Scholarship was established by their son Steven R. Parman and their daughter-in-law Denise M. Parman. Donald Parman is Professor Emeritus in the Department of History at Purdue University. His area of expertise is twentieth century Native American affairs and he is the author of several books including Navajos and the New Deal (1976) and Indians and the American West in the Twentieth Century (1994).

Criteria and selection: Selected by the Undergraduate Committee appointed by the Head of the Department of History, all with the approval of the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, student must be an undergraduate history major. The eligible student must be an Indiana resident and have a program (major) index of at least 3.0 and a graduation index of at least 3.0. 

 Application material:  Applicant must submit a transcript, a résumé or curriculum vitae, and a one-page (double-spaced) essay discussing academic goals both generally and with respect to the major. Materials may be emailed to the Director of Undergraduate Studies or placed in the director's mailbox in University Hall Room 231.

Award:  The recipient receives a generous fee reimbursement in the following academic year. 

Contact:  Tara Saunders, Academic Program Manager, Purdue University, Department of History, 672 Oval Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2087.

Deadline: Materials must be received by the Academic Program Manager by February 1.