November 27, 2023
Anaya Marshall, Ball State UniversityAnaya Marshall, a fourth-year Landscape Architecture major at Ball State University, has been selected for the prestigious LAF (Landscape Architecture Foundation) Ignite scholarship program.
May 25, 2023
Jess Melvin and Madison Pickering, Ball State Fulbright U.S. Student Award recipientsTwo 2023 Ball State University Spring graduates—Jess Melvin and Madison Pickering—will spend the upcoming academic year abroad as recipients of the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Award.
April 20, 2023
Griffin Thomas, Ball State UniversityBall State University junior Griffin Thomas has been awarded a Barry Goldwater Scholarship, one of America’s most prestigious scholarships for undergraduates who intend to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) research.
September 1, 2022
Ball State University Chemistry StudentBall State University’s College of Sciences and Humanities has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation that is expected to play a major role in increasing retention and graduation rates among academically talented low-income students in Chemistry and Biology.
August 16, 2022
Karleigh ConnerBall State University Spring 2021 graduate Karleigh Conner, of Maineville, Ohio, has been awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship in recognition of her accomplishments in academics, athletics, extracurricular activities, and community service.
July 21, 2022
Alexa McDonaldBall State University May 2022 graduate Alexa McDonald, of Hilliard, Ohio, has been awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship in recognition of her accomplishments in academics, athletics, extracurricular activities, and community service. A member of Ball State’s Swimming and Diving team from 2018-2022, Ms. McDonald was one of only 21 female Spring sport athletes nationwide to receive this $10,000 scholarship.
July 5, 2022
Brianna Lopez, Alexis Pitchford, Riley Sigler, Jess Walls Ball State Fulbright U.S. Student ProgramFour recent Ball State University graduates have been chosen for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program—one of the most prestigious and widely recognized international programs, which grants support for pursuing graduate studies, conducting research, or teaching English abroad.
June 27, 2022
Steve Doll, Krista WalterbuschBall State University junior Steve Doll has been awarded a Udall Undergraduate Scholarship—one of America’s most prestigious scholarships awarded to college juniors and sophomores for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to the environment or Native American nations. Ball State junior Krista Walterbusch, meanwhile, was selected as a Udall Scholarship honorable mention honoree.
June 20, 2022
Ball State Honors College House 2022Ball State University’s Honors College announced awardees of the Whitinger Scholarship and the John R. and Aline B. Emens Leadership Scholarship for the 2022-23 academic year.
May 31, 2022
Rhett Crain, David Letterman, Ar Muhammad Aleef Esports ScholarshipBall State University and Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) have selected the first two recipients of a first-of-its-kind scholarship program for esports student-athletes. The Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Scholarship provides $5,000 annually to two members of Ball State’s varsity esports team each year from the 2022-23 through 2025-26 academic years.
April 14, 2022
Scott WebsterBall State University freshman Scott Webster has been awarded a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS), which will provide two months of beginning Turkish study in Ankara, Turkey, this Summer.
April 13, 2022
Isabelle BehrmanBall State University junior Isabelle Behrman has been awarded a Barry Goldwater Scholarship, one of America’s most prestigious scholarships for undergraduates who intend to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) research.
February 15, 2022
Deb and Dave HeeterDave and Deb Heeter, both of whom are graduates of Ball State University, have made a generous commitment of $1 million to support their alma mater.
February 9, 2022
Esports studentBall State University and Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today a partnership that will provide unique and meaningful opportunities for students engaged in Ball State’s esports program.
January 20, 2022
Bill and Evelyn StokesFinancially challenged Ball State University students studying to become K-12 math and art teachers are eligible for new scholarships, thanks to the generosity of the late Bill and Evelyn Stokes. Last Fall, the William and Evelyn Stokes Foundation reached an agreement with the Ball State University Foundation to give $1 million in scholarships over the next four years to an unspecified number of students who demonstrate financial need.
December 10, 2021
student smiling with the deanThe Miller College of Business at Ball State University has announced the launch of the Miller Leadership Academy. This new scholarship and support program will provide select incoming Ball State freshmen an $11,000 renewable scholarship—plus resources and services that focus on supporting underserved students financially, academically, and holistically.
December 8, 2021
student at commencement ceremonyBall State University’s Guardian Scholars Program has won a 2021 Aging Out Institute (AOI) Award, which celebrates the effective strategies of organizations that work with youth who age out of foster care.
January 21, 2021
View of the Shafer TowerThe Ball State Foundation is honoring the organization’s longtime legal counsel Jon Moll and his late wife through contributions to the Jon and Barbara Moll Scholarship, initiated by legal firm Defur Voran of Muncie.
January 14, 2021
Teachers College buildingA new scholarship at Ball State will help increase diversity among leaders in the special education field.
December 3, 2020
Teachers College receives $1.45 million gift that will assist students with diverse and economically-challenged backgrounds by providing them with financial assistance and comprehensive services.
March 31, 2020
Siara Sandwith, biology majorWorking with a faculty-staff team at Ball State on ALS-related research may have served as the springboard for Ball State University student Siara Sandwith, a junior from Evansville, Indiana, to earn a major national scholarship.
February 20, 2020
BeneficenceThe George and Frances Ball Foundation and Ball State University are partnering to create an endowed scholarship initiative that will provide financial assistance for undergraduate students from Indiana.
November 12, 2018
Maddie Clark and Kaitlin Gavenda walk near Beneficence on Ball State's campus.Ball State undergraduates Maddie Clark and Kaitlin Gavenda are winners of the prestigious Udall Scholarship, a $7,000 award that celebrates student leadership, public service and commitment to issues related to the environment or to Native American nations.
June 20, 2018
May 30, 2017
Alumnus Arlesha Moore will attend the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom this fall as a 2017 Fulbright U.S. Student Award recipient. The grant, established by the U.S. Department of State in 1946, provides funding for students and alumni to conduct research or teach English in more than 140 countries worldwide.