Student Services

The Blumberg Center supports ISU faculty in research, education, and service aligned with the Center mission through a variety of services, outlined below. 


Blumberg Center Scholarship:

Award provides assistance and opportunities to students interested in pursuing careers in special education or communication disorders at Indiana State University.

Each recipient who maintains a 3.5 grade point average is awarded $1,500.00 per year for a maximum of four years.  The holder of the Blumberg Scholarship also may be awarded the renewable Indiana State University Academic Scholarship worth approximately $1,000.00. Recipients also gain valuable experience by participating in Blumberg Center activities (50 contact hours per semester) during their time at Indiana State University.

Scholarship Eligibility

A selection committee considers previous work/volunteer experiences, recommendations, class rank, GPA, and SAT/ACT scores to determine the scholarship recipient.

Interested individuals can apply by submitting the following four items to the Blumberg Center by February 1, 2015:

1) Completed Application Form,
2) Most Recent Transcripts,
3) Personal Essay, and
4) Three Letters of Recommendation

Application Form

william littlejohn professional development award

The William Littlejohn Professional Development Award in Special Education is given to an ISU College of Education special education undergraduate major to support attendance at a national or state conference/workshop related to the field of special education. Funds may be used for registration, travel expenses, and/or lodging.

The recipient will:

bullet item Be an ISU undergraduate student majoring in special education,
bullet item Demonstrate strong scholarship by GPA of at least 3.0,
bullet item Demonstrate a record of service to the fields of education and special education,
bullet item Demonstrate potential for contribution to the field of special education, and
bullet item Be selected by the ISU College of Education special education faculty and the Blumberg Center Steering Council.

Littlejohn Application Form