Scholarships awarded annually to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in occupational safety or safety management respectively who best meet the following qualifications:
- Admitted as a major in the Department of Applied Health Science.
- Minimum GPA of 2.5 for undergraduate students and 3.0 for graduate students.
- Preference shall be given to students with an "improving track record," who are achieving at the highest level of their ability.
- Preference shall also be given to students with financial need.
Minority students and those from non-traditional educational backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
The W.W. Patty School of Public Health Alumni Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students in the School of Public Health. General qualifications include scholastic achievement and professional participation in the activities of the school.
Willard W. Patty was Indiana University's first dean of the School of Public Health, when it was named School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. Under his leadership, the school rose to national stature and produced some of the finest professionals in the fields of public health, physical education, and recreation. This award is presented annually in his honor by the School of Public Health Alumni Association Board.
Awarded to an undergraduate female student, the Kate C. Remley Memorial Scholarship is given to students pursuing a Kinesiology major with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale who have completed a minimum of 56 credit hours, are working during the academic year a minimum average of 10 hours per week, and who are enrolled as a full-time student (with minimum 12 credit hours).
Kate C. Remley was a teacher, mother, and friend to four children and scores of other young people whose paths crossed hers throughout her life. This scholarship was established in her memory by her daughter, Mary L. Remley, professor emeritus in the Department of Kinesiology, who had a distinguished 20-year career as a professor, graduate coordinator, Acting Dean for Women's Affairs, and champion of women's rights, fairness for all, and a true advocate for students.
The Ruth V. Russell Humanitarian Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student in the Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies. Recipients must have a 3.0 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale, must be of sophomore or junior standing and must contribute in a significant way via leadership and/or volunteer service to improving individual lives, community vitality, and/or professional relevancy in campus, community, regional, state, national, or international settings for one full year.
This scholarship was created by friends and colleagues of Ruth V. Russell in recognition of her outstanding career and achievements in the field of recreation. Now professor emerita, Dr. Russell received a Bachelor of Science from West Virginia University in 1970, a Master of Science from Pennsylvania State University in 1973, and a Doctorate of Recreation from Indiana University in 1984. She served Indiana University as a professor in the Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies from 1981 to 2010 and as associate dean for the Office of the Vice Chancellor from 1997 to 2000.
The Margaret Seberger Fellowship/Scholarship is awarded to deserving students, undergraduate or graduate, who are interested in the study of nutrition and willing to conduct research in the area of nutrition.
Margaret Seberger graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Home Economics in 1924. She was a secondary education teacher for more than 40 years and established this scholarship in 1982. Miss Seberger passed away in 1994 at the age of 95.
The Summer Camp Leadership Award is awarded to undergraduate or graduate students who have previously worked in a summer camp setting during his/her undergraduate or graduate education at Indiana University. Recipients must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale.
The Summer Camp Leadership Award was created to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Indiana University Summer Camp Jobs Fair. The Summer Camp Jobs Fair is co-directed by Dr. Julie Knapp (Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies) and Dr. Susan Simmons. Their commitment to the School of Public Health and the Summer Camp Jobs Fair led them to establish the Summer Camp Leadership Award to benefit undergraduate and graduate students within the School of Public Health who have worked in a camp setting during their undergraduate or graduate education at Indiana University..
The Lucile M. Swift-Mona M. Russell Fellowship/Scholarship is awarded to a student who has demonstrated a desire to complete the requirements for a degree in the School of Public Health. Recipients have demonstrated initiative, character, and scholastic achievement.
The Lucile M. Swift-Mona M. Russell Fellowship/Scholarship was established in 1980 by Lucile Swift, a 1951 graduate of the Department of Physical Education for Women. Swift had a distinguished career in the public schools as a physical education teacher and coach. The scholarship also honors the memory of Swift's friend, Mona Russell.
The Mohammad R. Torabi Fellowship/Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate or graduate international student admitted into the Department of Applied Health Science majoring in public health education. The undergraduate student must have a GPA of 3.0 or above and the graduate student 3.2 or above on a 4.0 scale and demonstrate financial need. The recipient must have completed one year of academic work in residence on the IU Bloomington campus.
Dr. Mohammad R. Torabi received a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Public Health from Tehran University. He received a Ph.D. from Purdue University in 1982, followed by a Master of Public Health from Indiana University in 1984. After serving on the faculty for the Department of Applied Health Science for several years, Torabi became department chair where he served as a co-director of the Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention, co-director of the Institute for Drug Abuse Prevention, and director for the Center for Health and Safety Studies. He most recently served as dean of the School of Public Health.
This scholarship supports undergraduate students enrolled in the School of Public Health-Bloomington with significant financial need who have participated in high school varsity sports. Preference is given to individuals who graduated from Monroe County Community School Corporation, Eastern Greene Schools, and Richland-Bean Blossom Community School Corporation (in that order).
Wayne and Jody Vaught created the Vaught Family Scholarship in honor of their daughters, Buffie Rene and Brandy Lynn, and their grandchildren, Samantha, Abigail, Cora, and Daniel. The couple has strong roots in the Bloomington community and Jody is a long-time employee of Indiana University and the School of Public Health-Bloomington.
This scholarship is for undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Applied Health Science within the School of Public Health who have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and who demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career that will address issues of addiction. Preference will be given to students enrolled in the department who are pursuing the Bachelor of Science in Public Health with a specialization in Community Health Degree. The scholarship is renewable.
The Joan Weinberg Wolf Scholarship for Dietetics is awarded to an undergraduate student studying Dietetics in the Department of Applied Health Science. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Joan Weinberg Wolf graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Home Economics with a focus on dietetics in 1955. While at Indiana University, She met her husband, Walter Wolf, and soon after graduation, Walter joined the army and they both moved to Germany where Walter was stationed. She had been selected for an internship but was not able to accept it as she was moving out of the country with her husband. Wolf has had a lifetime interest in dietetics and the field of medicine. Due to this intense interest, on the occasion of Joan's 70th birthday, Walter Wolf established this scholarship.