IUI-Jesse H. & Beulah Chanley Cox Scholarship (Incoming Freshman)

The Indiana University Foundation is pleased to offer a scholarship for working students through the generosity of Jesse H. and Beulah Chanley Cox.

Incoming Freshman Student Applicants must be:

  • Planning to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student (carrying 12 or more credit hours) on the IUI campus.
  • Pursuing their first undergraduate degree.
  • Maintaining a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • A U.S. citizen and resident of the state of Indiana.
  • Able to demonstrate a commitment to funding their own education by working to earn at least 25% of the standard cost of attendance.
  • Have a demonstrated financial need by submitting the FAFSA each year.

Please note, NCAA collegiate athletes, Physical Education and Engineering and Technology majors are not eligible for the Cox Scholarship.

$5,000 - $15,000 (renewable)
Supplemental Questions
  1. Do you intend to maintain full-time enrollment (12 or more credit hours) on the IUI campus and a 3.0 minimum cumulative IU GPA?
  2. Cox Scholarship Financial Questions:
    • 1. Are you claimed as a dependent on your parent(s) or guardian(s) taxes?
    • 2. Will you be receiving any aid for the next academic year?
    • 3. What is your annual income?
  3. Report estimated annual amounts for the upcoming academic year:
    • 1. Estimated GI Bill from military service
    • 2. Estimated gift monies from family etc.
    • 3. Estimated scholarships, fellowships, etc.
    • 4. Estimated income from employment
  4. The Cox Scholarship has an eligibility requirement that a student is working to support their education each year as a recipient. Please submit a copy of W-2 or official documentation to verify you are working to earn at least 25% of the standard cost of Attendance, or a minimum of 300 worked hours during the year.

    Please remove all sensitive information from documentation before submitting.

    • W-2
  5. Cox Scholarship Personal Statement & Essay
    • 1. How have you best contributed to your community in the past and in what ways do you hope to contribute to your community on both a personal and professional level?
    • 2. Explain why you should be selected as a Cox Scholar.
    • 3. If chosen as a finalist, would you be avaliable for a personal interview?
  6. Resume
  7. Cox Scholarship Recommendations - Incoming Freshman

    You are responsible to check if the reference letter has been submitted. Double check the email address you enter, if an incorrect email is entered, there is no system error. You will be responsible to follow up with your reference and communicate with them about the request for a letter of recommendation.

    • Provide the name and email of a reference
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