Cheryl L. Berry Memorial Scholarship

Indiana TRIO Board of Directors has established a scholarship program to help pre-college students finance their post-secondary education in Memory of former Upward Bound Director Cheryl Berry. Ms. Berry was known for helping TRIO students and families in times of financial crisis, providing shelter, mentoring and putting others first to empower students to succeed. Although she encountered heavy difficulties of her own, her legacy of helping students will continue through this memorial scholarship. To be considered, an applicant must be:

A participant in an ETS, Upward Bound, Veterans Upward Bound or EOC programs in the State of Indiana

• Accepted for enrollment at a college or university for the fall 2019 semester

Be a full-time, Freshman student

NEW THIS YEAR:  The Director Referral Form will be used instead of recommendation letters for scholarships.  One form will be completed for each student submitting applications for scholarships. For a link to the form, please click here: Director Scholarship Referral Form

For detailed directions and scholarship form, please click here: Cheryl L. Berry Scholarship

Professionals who submit scholarship applications for students must have an active membership in order for the applicants to be considered. Contact Lisa Edwards, Membership and Credentials Chair, at with any membership questions.

2019 Scholarship Winners Full Summary - Click HERE!