The Jesse H. and Beulah Chanley Cox Scholars Programs affirm and reward the efforts of Indiana University Bloomington students who have demonstrated the motivation and resourcefulness required for success through their part-time work and solid academic performance.
With six scholarship programs bearing the Cox name, it is the largest donor-funded IU scholarship program on the Bloomington campus.
- Cox Civic Scholars Program
- Cox Engagement Scholars Program
- Cox Exploratory Scholars Program
- Cox Legacy Scholars Program
- Cox Research Scholars Program
Current IU Bloomington Students
Non-Traditional IU Bloomington Students
About Jesse Cox“Jesse was an inspiration to all who believe that happiness can be found in the quest for knowledge and that a strong work ethic deserves to be rewarded. His support, service and generosity have had a profound impact on Indiana University and higher education in Indiana. Jesse’s spirit will live on through future generations of outstanding, hardworking students who follow the path he has set and seek to realize their grandest dreams through an IU education.” —Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie
“Jesse Cox’s experiences in life, especially working his way through college, led him to believe that it takes special determination, special drive, and special ambition, to realize the dream of a college education. The Cox Scholarships reward promise and hard work and ultimately fulfill dreams.” —Indiana University Foundation President Emeritus Curt Simic
"I never met Jesse. I will never get to tell him how thankful I am for what he has done for me and many others. But I feel like I know him well, and he will continue to inspire me every day.”—Alexea Candreva, Cox Engagement Scholar