Greek Goddess Scholarship in Anthropology

Greek Goddess Scholarship in Anthropology

Overview

The Greek Goddess Scholarships were created by Aristea Pappas in memory of her husband, William Angelos Pappas, to express dedication and commitment to the School of Liberal Arts and IUPUI and to provide opportunities for students to expand their worldviews and life experiences through their studies. This scholarship is to support one undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a major or an advanced degree in Anthropology in the School of Liberal Arts who demonstrates academic excellence and an interest in expanding their worldview/experience through their liberal arts studies.

Selection Criteria

Recipient will be an undergraduate or graduate student pursing a degree in Anthropology Department who demonstrates academic excellence and an interest in expanding their worldview/experience through their liberal arts studies. Applicants must have 30 credit hours completed, including ANTH-A 103 and ANTH-A 104 with an overall GPA equal or greater than 3.0 AND a minimum GPA in Anthropology greater than or equal to 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. Preference will be given to a student with financial need.

To be considered, the applicant will need to submit two essays. Please submit a 750-word essay answering the final prompt:

"Why did you decide to major in Anthropology and what do you hope to achieve through your studies within this field? How do you think Anthropology as a discipline can contribute to enhancing our understanding of human diversity and why is this important in today's world?"

And a 250-word essay responding to the following question:

'This scholarship is intended for students with financial need. Please explain how receipt of this scholarship will assist you in completing your Anthropology degree in a timely fashion."

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