IUI-Altrusa International of Indianapolis Scholarship

The Altrusa International of Indianapolis Foundation seeks to support an incoming undergraduate pursuing their first undergraduate degree, who meets IUI regular admission requirements OR a currently enrolled IUI undergraduate in good academic standing.

Applicant requirements:

  1. Non-traditional adult student (10+ years since high school)
  2. Minimum cumulative 2.7 GPA
  3. Permanent resident of Central Indiana (Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Madison, Marion, Morgan or Shelby Counties)
  4. Demonstrates financial need

Altrusa International of Indianapolis, which is dedicated to improving economic well-being and quality of life through a commitment to community services and literacy, has established a fund to support non-traditional students completing their first bachelor’s degree. The awardee will be invited to the Altrusa International of Indianapolis’ Annual Spring Style Show and Luncheon in early fall to be acknowledged as the year’s scholar. The foundation will send a separate invitation to the event as the date is still to be determined due to the continuing pandemic restrictions.

$2,000 for the academic year
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a previous awardee of this scholarship?
  2. What are your immediate plans upon completion of your academic program?
  3. Answer these questions for the Altrusa Foundation Scholarship Committee
    • 1. Describe yourself, your family, and any obstacle or adversity you may have encountered.
    • 2. Altrusa’s motto is leading through service. Volunteer service activities include formal activities such as volunteering with a church, school, or other non-profit organization, as well as informal activities such as taking care of family members or neighbors. Please describe your leadership and volunteer service activities, both formally and informally. What impact do such activities have on making the world a better place and/or enabling you to grow as an individual?
    • 3. Explain the program in which you are enrolled and why you chose this program and profession. After you have completed your degree, share where you see yourself in five to ten years.
    • 4. Do you have any other sources of support for this program? If so, please list. Will you be able to attend this program if you do not receive financial support?
  4. Do you plan on working while you take classes?
  5. Altrusa Reference Request
    • Provide the name and email address of at least two references.