Sam Masarachia Scholars Program

Sam Masarachia Scholars must be interested in studies related to labor, senior citizen, and/or community activism and follow an approved course of study. Recipients participate in Masarachia seminars, internships, and related activities. Scholarship provides full, in-state tuition (12-15 credit hours per semester) and is renewable for up to four years.


IUPUI Combined Application. Application includes essay, recommendation form, transcript, and submission of the FAFSA/demonstration of financial need. Finalists will be interviewed, and recipients will be selected by the Program advisory committee.



  • Entering full-time freshman or IUPUI undergraduate majors with at least two years (60+ credit hours) until graduation after admission to the program may apply.
  • Recent high school graduates must have graduated in the upper 40% of their program with 1000SAT/21ACT.
  • Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA at the time of application and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • Students must maintain full-time enrollment during the scholarship.

Students must enroll each year into the Masarachia seminar and complete two internships.

More information available from Masarachia Scholars website


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