The Bepko Scholars and Fellows Program is designed for students who demonstrate integrity, dedication, leadership, and a commitment to service. This highly competitive scholarship program provides financial, academic, and programming support to academically motivated and civically engaged students throughout their undergraduate and post-graduate years. Students selected for this scholarship program receive undergraduate tuition (up to the Indiana resident rate), fees, a $2,500 study abroad stipend, and books for four years of study. Bepko Scholars also receive two years of on-campus housing and are required to live in the Honors Residential Learning Community their freshman year. Bepko Scholars who attend IUPUI for graduate or professional study receive $5,000 per year for four years and are named Bepko Fellows.

Scholarship and Admissions Application:

Bepko Scholars and Fellows Program Essay:

A commitment to service is one of the most important qualities in our Bepko Scholars.

In a 1000-word typed essay, discuss the importance and purpose of providing service to others. Describe your involvement with service and what you have learned from those experiences. How do you plan to integrate a commitment to service into your college experience? Describe how a commitment to service will help you accomplish your personal and professional goals at IUPUI.


Excellent SAT or ACT scores, outstanding performance in a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum, and extensive civic engagement endeavors are required. Semi-finalists for the award must also complete an interview as the final step of the application process. (Note: students residing outside Indiana will be interviewed by phone.)

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