Sam H. Jones Community Service Scholarships

You’ve already done great things. A Sam H. Jones scholarship will help you do even more.

The Sam H. Jones Community Service Scholarship Program recognizes what you’ve already accomplished: it’s awarded based on exemplary service in the community, in your high school, or at IUPUI. But it’s really focused on what you’re going to do next.

The many Sam H. Jones scholarships offer financial awards, but also a variety of components to help you grow as a student, community member, and leader. Scholarships include:

  • Many volunteer opportunities
  • A service learning course
  • Leadership training
  • Networking with faculty and community leaders
  • A family of service-minded students

Applications for 2016-2017 open on November 1st.

One of the nation’s largest service-based scholarship programs, the Sam H. Jones program was created in 1994 and has awarded more than $1.7 million to more than 890 students.

Name

Grad/
Undergrad

Scholarship
Amount
Time
Commitment
(on average)
Program
Highlight
Restrictions
Alternative
Break Trip
Leaders
Both $1,000 2-3 hrs/
week
Service
Trip
Planning
Must have
been on an
IUPUI
Alternative
Break
Community
Service
Leaders
Undergrad $4,000 10 hrs/
week
Service Event
Planning
Must be a
former Community
Service
Scholar
Community
Service
Scholars
Undergrad $3,500 4 hrs/
week
Professional
Development
Family, School, and Neighborhood Scholars Both $4,000 8 hrs/
week
Community
Partnerships
First-Year
Service
Scholars
Undergrad $3,000 3 hrs/
week
Youth
Tutoring
Must be
beginning first year of
college
Fugate
Scholars
Both $3,000 6 hrs/
week
Youth
College
Preparatory
ServiceCorps
Scholars
Both $1,500 2-3 hrs/
week
Service
Event
Planning

Social
Justice
Scholars

Both $1,875 7 hrs/
week
Social
Justice
Programming
Explore Scholarships and ApplyMost applications are due February 1 at 5:00 p.m. The application for Alternative Spring Break Team Leaders is due April 1 at 5:00 p.m. You may be able to receive more than one scholarship. See the Sam H. Jones Community Scholarship Program Restrictions.Scholarship Recipients. See our list of scholarship recipients.