Scholarships support students on their academic journey. FIU has over 64 scholarships available for students, including six within SISH.
Ongoing Scholarships & Winners
Throughout the years, we have the best and brightest students earn our top scholarships. We are incredibly proud of them.
- Elaine Gordon Scholarship in Women's Studies
Trailblazer . . Feminist . . Champion of human rights.
These are the words that best describe Elaine Gordon.
The Elaine Gordon Scholarship in Women’s Studies was established in 1999 to honor the life and work of Elaine Gordon, a pioneering feminist, legislator, and leading advocate on issues involving women’s rights, health care, mental health and children’s rights. It was one of her final wishes that her work be carried on through a scholarship that would help others.
- The Fred Hoover Memorial Scholarship Endowment in Physics
The Fred Hoover Memorial Endowment Fund was created to honor Mr. Hoover's memory by providing financial support to undergraduate students majoring in Physics at Florida International University in Miami, FL. The award provides $2,500 annually.
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- The Leonard S. Keller Memorial Scholarship
In 1972, a freshly minted chemistry Ph.D. accepted a faculty position at a university that did not yet exist. Professor Keller was one of five physical sciences faculty hired to help establish a new university in Miami. He dedicated his 44-year career at FIU to building a world-class chemistry department. Today, that department has more than 40 faculty members, over 100 graduate students, and countless alumni spread all over the world. Presented in his honor, the Leonard S. Keller Scholarship goes to a deserving student, or students, in organic chemistry.
- The Zaida C. Morales-Martínez and Howard E. Moore Chemistry Award (M&M Award)
The Zaida C. Morales-Martínez and Howard E. Moore Chemistry Award is presented by the Florida International University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Chemistry majors who will be entering their junior or senior year in the Fall 2017 semester and who have not previously won the award are eligible for the 2018 award.
- Stacey J. Oddman, M.D. CARI-STEM First Generation Scholarship Endowment
The Stacey J. Oddman, M.D. CARI-STEM First Generation Scholarship Endowment was established in the College of Arts, Sciences & Education in support of first generation students at FIU pursuing an undergraduate education in STEM fields.
- The Southern Cross Astronomical Society Scholarship (SCAS)
The Southern Cross Astronomical Society’s mission is to improve the awareness, understanding and enjoyment of astronomy. The society is dedicated to making astronomy available to the public by encouraging research, providing telescope observing and educating through lectures and presentations. The Society is dedicated to providing financial support to students at FIU. Recipients of this award are required to major in Physics and minor in Astronomy. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
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