Board of Directors Scholarship

The Indiana TRIO Board of Directors has established a scholarship program to help finance higher education. All students who participate in a Student Support Services program or a Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate program in Indiana and who meet the eligibility requirements should be encouraged to apply for the Indiana Board of Directors Scholarship.


Two (2) full-time awards of $750 and one (1) part-time award of $500 will be paid to the students selected as the winners of an Indiana TRIO Board of Director’s Scholarship. The Indiana TRIO Scholarship Committee, appointed by Indiana TRIO’s President, will select the recipient of the scholarship.


Each TRIO program is limited to four (4) application submissions per scholarship.

The Indiana TRIO Board of Directors Scholarship represents two scholarships, a full-time and a part-time award.


To review further details and apply, download the application materials available by clicking the linked text below:

Indiana TRIO Board of Directors Scholarship


TRIO Program Director: Deadline to apply is March 31, 2018 by 11:59 PM.


All application materials for each student must be submitted together and before the deadline, or the candidate will not be considered. All application materials must be emailed to hmbauer@usi.edu. Scanned PDF documents are acceptable and preferred: please include the entire application as one scanned document.


TRIO Students and Staff: Please see complete instructions and details within the Indiana TRIO Board of Directors Scholarship Application!



Professionals who submit scholarship applications for students must have an active membership in order for the applicants to be considered. Contact Ronnell DuBose, Membership and Credentials Chair, at rdubose@purdue.edu with any membership questions.

2018 Scholarship Winners:

  • Samantha Janowicz, Purdue Northwest, Student Support Services - bottom left
  • Brandon Sosa, Purdue, Student Support Services - bottom center
  • Julie Perez, Ivy Tech - Fort Wayne - bottom right


What must be submitted?

  • Students must complete the Indiana TRIO Board of Director's Scholarship Application along with a personal narrative and return it to their TRIO Program Director
  • The Program Director must write a nomination letter to submit with the application packet

What must be submitted?

  • Students must complete the Indiana TRIO Board of Director's Scholarship Application along with a personal narrative and return it to their TRIO Program Director
  • The Program Director must write a nomination letter to submit with the application packet

What must be submitted?

  • Students must complete the Indiana TRIO Board of Director's Scholarship Application along with a personal narrative and return it to their TRIO Program Director
  • The Program Director must write a nomination letter to submit with the application packet

What must be submitted?

  • Students must complete the Indiana TRIO Board of Director's Scholarship Application along with a personal narrative and return it to their TRIO Program Director
  • The Program Director must write a nomination letter to submit with the application packet