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American Gallery at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
American Gallery at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.

Student Resources

These resources are compiled for those seeking links to the IUPUI campus, the Indianapolis museum community, and museum professional organizations. Current students will also find a repository of guidelines and forms, course schedules, club and internship information, and other materials to help navigate through the program.

Museum Studies Program

The Museum Studies Program offers paid internships and fellowships with area museums. Students must be enrolled full time in the MA program to be eligible.

Recent Fellowships and Scholarships:

  • The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis: Gabriel Taylor 2016, Jessica Fischer 2015, Elizabeth Quay 2014, Alyssa Porter 2013
  • Indianapolis Zoo: Theresa Cramer 2016, Emma Marson 2015, Laura Weiss 2014, Caitlyn Kegley 2013, Alex Hampton 2012
  • Indianapolis Museum of Art: Bethany Crocker 2016, Katherine Rieck 2015,
  • Eiteljorg Museum of Native Americans and Southwestern Art: Michelle Lentzner 2016, Audrey Ladd 2016, Christina Cichra 2016, Nichole Schelling 2015, Vickie Stone 2015,  Emily Izzo 2014, Rebekah Ryan 2014, Claire Quimby 2013
  • Conner Prairie Interactive History Park: Kate Scott 2015, Allison Cosbey 2012
  • Masonic Library and Museum of Indiana: Rebecca Jacobs 2016, Amelia Whitehead 2015, Robin Matty 2014

Undergraduate Funding

Our campus participates in the Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP) - a multi-state tuition reciprocity program. Through the MSEP, public institutions agree to charge students no more than 150% of the in-state resident tuition rate for specific programs.

Details may be found at this site:  http://msep.mhec.org/

Beginning in Fall 2016, through the use of the MSEP award to offset the nonresident tuition rate, students who are legal residents of Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and Wisconsin will pay no more than 150% of the in-state resident tuition rate. Students eligible for the MSEP will receive an "admission-based scholarship" and will be eligible for additional funding through the program.

The museum studies program does not offer direct financial support for undergraduates, but students in the undergraduate certificate program are encouraged to seek support through the Office of Student Financial Aid Services and the Office of Student Scholarships.