IUPUI Bonner Leader Program

Scholarship Requirements and Expectations


  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Enroll at IUPUI during the current academic year for at least 9 credit hours each semester
  • Represent IUPUI in a positive manner when completing your work-study hours at your community work-study site
  • Attend the Bonner Leader orientation in August
  • Enroll in the program-specific first-year seminar in the fall semester with other Bonner Leader Scholars
  • Attend mandatory scholar trainings/meetings on Fridays twice a month from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
  • Volunteer with other Bonner Leader Scholars at IUPUI Day of Caring
  • Act as a site leader at various campuswide service events
  • Attend Service Scholar Retreats


  • All Scholar Orientation: Friday, August 25, 2017, 1–7 p.m.
  • All Scholar Welcome Event: Thursday, September 7, 2017, 4:00–5:30 p.m. 
  • All Scholar Overnight Retreat: TBD, Friday–Saturday in September
  • Bi-Weekly Meetings: TBD
  • SECRET Service Day: Saturday, September 9, 2017
  • United Way Day of Caring: Saturday, October 21, 2017
  • MLK Jr. Day of Service: Monday, January 15, 2018
  • César Chávez Day of Service: Saturday, March 31, 2018
  • Global Youth Service Day: TBD