Justine M Harrell Memorial Scholarship


In 2010 the Justine M. Harrell Revocable Trust made a contribution to the ISTA Foundation for the Improvement of Education for the purpose of providing scholarships to high school seniors who have a desire to become teachers. 




  • Applicant must be a high school senior with a desire to become a teacher.
  • The $1,000 per year scholarship is available for a total of four years.
  • Each of those four years, the student must be enrolled in a teaching curriculum in an accredited college or university that is located in the State of Indiana.
  • The student must maintain a 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0) grade point average.
  • This scholarship contains a financial need component.  Applicants must meet the income criteria of being at or below 200% of the federal poverty line (approximately $45,000 - $50,000). 

Application and Guidelines


Selection of Recipient

  • Academic achievement
  • Leadership ability as expressed through co-curricular activities and community involvement
  • Financial Need
  • Essay
  • Recommendations


The recipient will be notified in May.  The scholarship payment will be made jointly to the recipient and the college or university in which he/she is enrolled.

Applications must be received by March 1 each year.

Contacts: Cheryl Cherry   ccherry@ista-in.org,  800-382-4037, ext. 3306; 317-263-3306