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Anthropology Scholarships

The following scholarships and awards are available if you are majoring in anthropology. Please note that you are also eligible for any college-wide or university-level scholarships. (Note that a few awards, such as "Outstanding Senior," may be selected by faculty nomination, invitation to apply, or another process different from scholarships.)

Undergraduate Ethnographic Essay Award

Job-Ready Internship Award

College Wide Scholarships

If you are a student in the College of Liberal Arts (CLA), and are enrolled at Purdue University- West Lafayette,  you are eligible to be bonsidered for the scholarships listed on this page. Beginning students will be considered based on the materials they submitted to Purdue University for admission to the College of Liberal Arts. Continuing students only need to fill out the supplemental scholarship application one time and send their essay and application for each specific scholarship to clascholarships@purdue.edu. Additional scholarships and any additional requirements are described on the departmental pages.

Eloise Warren Dean's Scholar Award

Karen and Norm Blake Dean's Scholar Award

The Kendra Becker Lewis Scholarship

Barbara S. Walters Dean's Scholar Award

The Liberal Arts Alumni Board Scholarship

Katie Douglas Perseverance and Inspiration Merit Scholarship

Kathleen G. Kisselburgh Memorial Scholarship

The Jill P. and Robert E. May Scholarship for Honors Program Transfer Students

Gerald and Kenneth Mott Scholarship Fund

Nancy Peterson Intern Scholarship

Christina M. Ribnek Scholarship

David Santogrossi Honors Scholarships

Warren P. Thayer, Jr. Scholarships

Dr. Aneta Van Sickle Scholarship

Tom and Marty Welch First Generation Scholars Fund

Eleanor Breames Wiley Scholarship

Margo Katherine Wilke Undergraduate Research Internship

Warren Wilson Memorial Scholarship

Mihee Yi Memorial Scholarship

William H. and Ruth E Crouse Scholarship for a Promising Scholar

Job-Ready Internship Award

Charles and Rachel Pan Scholarship

Design, Art, & Performance Scholarships

The following scholarships and awards are available if you are majoring in the visual or performing arts in the Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Design, Art & Performance. Please note that you are also eligible for any college-wide or university-level scholarships. (Note that a few awards, such as "Outstanding Senior," may be selected by faculty nomination, invitation to apply, or another process different from scholarships.)

Dorothy Runk Memorial Scholarship in Theatre

Joe Stockdale/Ross Smith Theatre Scholarship

Award of Excellence in Art History

Excellence in Visual Communications Design

Industrial Design Award for Excellence

Louis Sudler Commencement Prize in the Arts

Job-Ready Internship Award

Theatre Serendipity Scholarship

David J. Brannan Memorial Scholarship

Hannah Densel Outstanding Interior Design Portfolio Award

Marietta Stallard Kettelhut Memorial Scholarship

English Scholarships

The following scholarships and awards are available if you are majoring in any of the majors available in the Department of English.  Please note that you are also eligible for any college-wide or university-level scholarships. (Note that a few awards, such as "Outstanding Senior," may be selected by faculty nomination, invitation to apply, or another process different from scholarships.)

Professor Patricia Sullivan Scholarship in Rhetoric and Composition

The Carol and Joe Trimmer Scholarship

Outstanding Senior Award: English

Modern Fiction Studies Scholarship

Barbara Hart Dixon Scholarship in English

Lisa Hartman and Jill Quirk Scholarship for Literature or Creative Writing in Honor of Support Staff

William and Ruth Crouse Scholarship for Writing and Publishing

William and Ruth Crouse Scholarship for Technical Writing

Lawson Legacy Scholarship

Eleanor C. And Edward L. Hart Memorial Scholarship

Hegman Scholars Award

The Sidwell Memorial Scholarship

The William J. Stuckey Scholarship in Creative Writing

William H. and Ruth E. Crouse Internship Scholarship in Academic Publishing

William H. and Ruth E Crouse Scholarship for a Promising Scholar

Cheryl Z. Oreovicz English Scholarship

The Irwin H. Weiser Undergraduate Scholarship

Outstanding Sophomore Award: English

Job-Ready Internship Award

Robert Liddell Lowe Graduate Scholarship in English

Elizabeth Boyd Thompson and G. R. Thompson Scholarship in Literature

William H. and Ruth E Crouse Scholarship for an Emergent Scholar

William H. And Ruth E. Crouse Scholarship for Graduate Internship in Academic Publishing

The Leonora Woodman Memorial Scholarship

History Scholarships

The following scholarships and awards are available if you are majoring in history. Please note that you are also eligible for any college-wide or university-level scholarships. (Note that a few awards, such as "Outstanding Senior," may be selected by faculty nomination, invitation to apply, or another process different from scholarships.)

Lorena Murphy Undergraduate Scholarship

Henry G. Waltmann Award

Kneale Literary Awards

Outstanding Senior Award: History

Graduate Student Teaching Award

Stover Undergraduate Scholarship

Job-Ready Internship Award

Lary W. Troutner Scholarship in History

James J. Shevlin Study Abroad Scholarship

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

The Brant Family Indiana Oxygen Company Scholarship

Jennifer L Ping Scholarship

Interdisciplinary Studies Scholarships

The following scholarships and awards are available if you are majoring in the appropriate major in the School of Interdisciplinary Studies. Please note that you are also eligible for any college-wide or university-level scholarships. (Note that a few awards, such as "Outstanding Senior," may be selected by faculty nomination, invitation to apply, or another process different from scholarships.) 

The African-American Culture and Philosophy Award

The Chester E. Eisinger Research Award

Best Undergraduate Essay in Jewish Studies (Edward Simon Prize)

Job-Ready Internship Award

Jerome Frumkin Scholarship in Jewish Studies

The Dr. JoAnn Miller Scholarship

Languages and Cultures Scholarships

The following scholarships and awards are available if you are majoring in any of the majors in the School of Languages and Cultures. Please note that you are also eligible for any college-wide or university-level scholarships. (Note that a few awards, such as "Outstanding Senior," may be selected by faculty nomination, invitation to apply, or another process different from scholarships.)

Godeke Study Abroad Merit Scholarship

Lorraine K. Lawton Scholarship/Award

Association of Friends of French

Spanish Study Abroad Scholarship

Job-Ready Internship Award

Elizabeth Boyd Thompson and G. R. Thompson Scholarship in Literature

Paul B. Dixon Scholarship ICM

The CLA French Study Abroad Scholarship

James Albert Evans Study Abroad Scholarship

Linda C. Shackman Scholarship

Richard David Stutzke Study Abroad Scholarship

Constance Quickle World Language Scholarship

Esther J. Kaminski Study Abroad Scholarship

Philosophy Scholarships

The following scholarships and awards are available if you are majoring in Philosophy.  Please note that you are also eligible for any college-wide or university-level scholarships.(Note that a few awards, such as "Outstanding Senior," may be selected by faculty nomination, invitation to apply, or another process different from scholarships.)

Matchette Prize

Outstanding Senior in Philosophy Award

Eric L. Clitheroe Memorial Scholarship

Thomas Scholl Philosophy Scholarship

The Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. Scholarship in Philosophy

Job-Ready Internship Award

William L. Rowe Scholarship

Political Science Scholarships

The following scholarships and awards are available if you are majoring in political science.  Please note that you are also eligible for any college-wide or university-level scholarships. (Note that a few awards, such as "Outstanding Senior," may be selected by faculty nomination, invitation to apply, or another process different from scholarships.)

Outstanding Senior Award: Political Science

Frank Lee Wilson Scholarship in Political Science

Job-Ready Internship Award

The Ruth and Fred Graf Award in Peace Studies

The Lola C. and Dolores G. Reinsch Scholarship

Sociology Scholarships

The following scholarships and awards are available if you are majoring in sociology. Please note that you are also eligible for any college-wide or university-level scholarships. (Note that a few awards, such as "Outstanding Senior," may be selected by faculty nomination, invitation to apply, or another process different from scholarships.)

Sociology: Outstanding Senior Award

Robert Eichhorn Fellowship in Medical Sociology

Job-Ready Internship Award

University Scholarships

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