Esther P. Noffsinger Scholarship

The Esther P. Noffsinger Scholarship provides financial assistance to Elkhart County, Indiana; students enrolled at IU South Bend and are taking at least one course at the IU South Bend Elkhart Center. Preference will be given to students who are single mothers. In order to qualify for this scholarship, students must meet the following criteria.

Students Must:

    • Be a resident of Elkhart County, Indiana;
    • Demonstrate a record of academic merit by meeting a 2.5 cumulative GPA;
    • Attend at least one class at the IUSB Elkhart Center each semester the award is received;
    • Preference will be given to single mothers.


The award will provide up to $1,000 for the upcoming academic year. The number of awards will be based on the availability of funds. Recipients of the scholarship will be determined by the IUSB Scholarship Committee.


To be considered for this award you will need to complete and submit your Online Scholarship Application (OSA) via your One account no later than March 1st.