Sustainability Scholarship

Finance your sustainability degree at IUPUI

The IUPUI Sustainability Scholarship is co-funded by the 2022 College Football Playoff – Indianapolis Host Committee and IUPUI Sustainability, with the purpose of creating an opportunity for one student to learn through the lens of sustainability in any related discipline while at IUPUI. One scholarship recipient will be awarded $20,000 for a four-year undergraduate degree, while fostering rich hands-on learning opportunities through volunteer experiences and a year-long internship.


To be eligible for the IUPUI Sustainability Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a current high school senior
  • Must be a full-time student enrolled in at least 12 credit hours upon arrival (Fall 2022) and throughout their academic career at IUPUI
  • Must aspire to have a career in sustainability
  • Must be willing to commit to a year-long internship with IUPUI Sustainability

Application Materials

A completed application will include the following materials:

  • Personal Information
  • High School Information
  • IUPUI Admission or Commitment
  • Financial Need Response
  • Two Essay Responses
  • Applicant and Guardian Signature
  • OPTIONAL but strongly encouraged is one recommendation letter from a community leader, educational instructor, or professional supervisor.

Submit Application

Submit your application at the link below by the deadline of Sunday, January 23, 2022 at 11:59pm. 

Please note: You will not be able to save and return to an incomplete application. Please first review the PDF version of the application and have your responses prepared before starting the online application form. Set aside plenty of time and use a reliable internet connection. If you have any concerns about submitting an online application please contact us at



Application Deadline is Sunday, January 23, 2022 at 11:59pm EST


Your online application and required materials must be received no later than Sunday, January 23rd at 11:59 pm EST. If you have any questions or need to submit your (optional) letter of recommendation, please contact We anticipate notifying all applicants of the award decisions by end of January 2022. Best of luck!

A special thank you to the 2022 College Football Playoff – Indianapolis Host Committee for supporting the IUPUI Sustainability Scholarship!