University of Southern Indiana

Scholarships and Aid

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A full list of College of Liberal Arts scholarships also is available.

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Name
# of Awards
Amount
Cash Award
Chad J. Fetscher Scholarship
1
$250
Selection Process:
  • Admission to select
Criteria: History or political science. For student that has graduated from the Randall T. Shepard Academy for Law & Social Justice. Renewable with a 3.0 GPA. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship.
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: Junior or Senior History student, who will be enrolled at USI the following academic year, who through courage and perseverance has overcome a significant obstacle - physical, financial or academic. Selection made by history department faculty. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Not renewable, but possibly reawarded.
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: The History Dept. will select an outstanding student who shows great promise as history teacher/scholar. Typically awarded to a senior, so not renewable. May be considered for award again if criteria still fits and not graduated. May not be awarded to a graduating senior.
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: History Student; may be renewed if recipient still meets criteria. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship.
Delores DeWitt & Charles H. Browning History Scholarship
1
$850
Selection Process:
  • Admission to select
Criteria: Recruit and retain a top incoming history major in top 15% of high school class from Evansville, Indiana. Scholarship will be renewable for 3 additional years with 3.0 GPA or higher. Scholarship may be used for tuition, fees or books. (USI Admissions Office would make selection) May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship.
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: Award to an excellent American History student who has attained or nearly attained junior status. Preference to a student who shows interest and promise in one of the following areas: historic sites, museums, archives, diplomatic or humanitarian service, or secondary or university teaching. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Not renewable.
Dr. Salvatore F. and Rosamond L. Mirabella Achievement Award
1
$500
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: The graduating senior demonstrating excellence in English, French, Spanish, History, Anthropology or the Fine and Performing Arts. Selection to be made by representatives of each above-named academic areas, preferably the dept chairs, with the Dean of the School of Liberal Arts as chair. Not renewable. May not be awarded to a graduating senior.
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: History Major with 3.5+ GPA or better. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Not renewable.
Petranek Non-Traditional Scholarship
1
$500
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: Award to a non-traditional student who is at least 25 years old or older who is majoring in sociology, psychology, political science or history and has a minimum 3.0 GPA. Scholarship to be used during junior or senior year and is not renewable, but may be applied for and awarded for a second year. Preference will be given to students with financial need. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Student Financial Aid must validate.
Selection Process:
  • Other
Criteria: Awarded each year to an incoming freshman planning to major in Art, English, History, Philosophy, Theater, or Foreign Language w/min. 3.0 GPA and demonstrated financial need. See current brochure. Automatically renewable if recipient still meets criteria. Selected by Society for Arts & Humanities. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Student Financial Aid must validate.
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: For a deserving history major. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select
Criteria: A student with senior standing may submit a paper from a 300 or 400 level History course taken in the prior calendar year. Paper should be submitted to the department chair by the first day of spring faculty meeting. Student may submit paper more than one year, but not automatically renewable. May not be awarded to a graduating senior.

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