Fernandus + Elizabeth J. Payne Fund

For one or more incoming freshmen who are majoring in a selection of departments in the arts and sciences

The amount of the Fernandus and Elizabeth J. Payne Scholarship and the number of recipients vary from year to year. The scholarship may not be available some years.


To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • List an intended major in biology, English, history, philosophy, classical studies, economics, mathematics, political science, earth science, or earth and atmospheric sciences on your application for admission to IU Bloomington
  • Be admitted to IU’s freshman class for the coming academic year
  • Have achieved outstanding academic success in high school