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Amelia Earhart Scholarship

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The Amelia Earhart Scholarship is given annually in honor of Amelia Earhart, a remarkable and unique woman who demonstrated an exceptional desire to succeed in her chosen field. Earhart came to Purdue University in 1935 as a visiting faculty member to counsel women on careers and help inspire others with her love for aviation. Recipients of this scholarship must exhibit exemplary leadership skills, determination and potential while possessing a minimum grade point average of 3.2 after 48 semester hours.

Selection decisions for this scholarship/award typically happen in the spring for each upcoming academic year. If you are selected to be a recipient, you will receive an email from the Division of Financial Aid notifying you that there has been an update to your financial aid package. You can check your MyPurdue account, the financial aid tab, at any time for updates.

Recipients

  • 2020 - Marina Mehling
  • 2020 - Natalie Zamiechowski
  • 2020 - Sarah Thomas
  • 2019 - Makayla Schannen
  • 2019 - Hannah Melchiorre
  • 2019 - Caroline Kren
  • 2019 - Amanda Heltzel
  • 2018 - Olivia Glowacki
  • 2018 - Matthew (Alex) Kortepeter
  • 2018 - Farhat Alucozai
  • 2018 - Alan Pecor
  • 2018 - Adam Cullers
  • 2018 - Abhipri (Abby) Mishra
  • 2017 - Kyle Schmidt
  • 2017 - Izabela Mazur
  • 2017 - Courtney Colosimo
  • 2017 - Claire Wilson
  • 2017 - Ashley Neubaum
  • 2017 - Alexandra Yule
  • 2016 - Scott Sage
  • 2016 - Molly Van Scoy
  • 2016 - Karen Joanna Kukla
  • 2016 - Aysha Davis
  • 2015 - Laura May
  • 2015 - Jennifer Hwang
  • 2015 - Elizabeth Hroma
  • 2015 - Christy Reick
  • 2014 - Samuel Rymer
  • 2014 - Laura May
  • 2014 - Elizabeth Hroma
  • 2014 - Calin Cochran
  • 2013 - Nicoletta Fala
  • 2013 - Kelsey Tuholski
  • 2013 - Bethany Sexton
  • 2012 - Sarah Arnac
  • 2012 - Lauren Rigg
  • 2012 - Elaina Grott
  • 2011 - Tara Driscoll
  • 2011 - Stephanie Johnston
  • 2011 - Jill Grable
  • 2010 - Stephanie Johnston
  • 2010 - Ryan Trevithick
  • 2010 - Emanuel Cuevas
  • 2009 - Suzanne McKay
  • 2009 - Ryan Trevithick
  • 2009 - Emanuel Cuevas
  • 2008 - Victoria Kleyner
  • 2008 - Danielle Brannon
  • 2008 - Amy Conklin
  • 2007 - Blair R. Martin
  • 2007 - Amanda C. Fox
  • 2007 - Ai-Nhan L. Do
  • 2006 - Gregory W. Mattes
  • 2006 - Amy L. Penner
  • 2006 - Amber L. Groth
  • 2005 - Laura B. Brower
  • 2004 - Rachel Dawn McNulty
  • 2004 - Jennifer L. Thies
  • 2004 - Ann C. Markwell
  • 2002 - Stephanie Warner
  • 2002 - Kari A. Harness
  • 2002 - Anna Savikhin
  • 2001 - Terri C. Smith
  • 2000 - Susan R. Donkers
  • 2000 - Andrea Carollo
  • 1999 - Michelle S. Ludwig
  • 1999 - Elisha Priebe