Money Does Grow on Trees. Indiana State University and the Indiana State University Foundation offer a variety of scholarships to help make a college experience possible to talented and deserving students. Annually, the University awards more than $13.5 million in scholarships and awards, many of which are made possible by the support and gifts of individuals and organizations. STATE’s online scholarship system The Branch is the place to go to access these opportunities.

Future Students

Check out our scholarships for entering freshmen and transfer students. You will be automatically considered for some awards, just for submitting your application and being admitted on time. Other awards, like the President’s Scholarship and the Warren M. Anderson Scholarship, require separate applications and have different deadlines so check the following resources early and often to discover your opportunities.

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Important Dates

July
4
  • University Scholarship Office Closed
July
15
  • Deadline for Foundation Scholarship recipients to be registered for Fall 2016 classes
 

Contact

University Scholarship Office
318 North Sixth Street
Terre Haute, Indiana 47809
1-800-GO-TO-ISU
812-237-8023 (fax)
scholarships@indstate.edu

Freshman Scholarships 2016-2017

Listed below are scholarships for entering freshmen who will begin their studies in 2016, enroll as full-time students each semester (minimum of 12 credits), and successfully complete a minimum of 30 credit hours each academic year. This will enable students to successfully progress toward graduation within four years. Online-only and returning Indiana State University students are not eligible for these freshman scholarships. To receive first consideration for many scholarships, students must be admitted to Indiana State University by December 1.

PDF Scholarships at a Glance

Competitive Scholarships

Guaranteed Scholarships

Freshman Scholarships

Contact

University Scholarship Office
318 North Sixth Street
Terre Haute, Indiana 47809
1-800-GO-TO-ISU
812-237-8023 (fax)
scholarships@indstate.edu

Transfer Scholarships 2016-2017

Listed below are scholarships for entering transfer students who will begin their studies in 2016, enroll as full-time students each semester (minimum of 12 credits), and successfully complete a minimum of 30 credit hours each year. To receive consideration for all scholarships, students must be admitted to ISU by June 1. Please read the scholarship descriptions on this site carefully for details.

Guaranteed Scholarships

Contact

University Scholarship Office
318 North Sixth Street
Terre Haute, Indiana 47809
1-800-GO-TO-ISU
812-237-8023 (fax)
scholarships@indstate.edu

Continuing Students

Scholarships

Indiana State University offers a variety of scholarships for Indiana State University students, including talented and deserving sophomores, juniors, and seniors. These scholarships are available through individual colleges and academic departments such as Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Health and Human Services, Nursing, and Technology. To view scholarship opportunities, visit The Branch.

Accepting an Indiana State University Scholarship

For instructions, visit Accepting Your State Scholarship.

Renewing an Indiana State University Scholarship

Students who receive Indiana State University scholarships should read these rules and regulations.

Appeals

The appeal process varies by award term. Search for “Appeal” in The Branch and select the appropriate reinstatement term.

Laptop Return

In accordance with the Laptop Award rules and regulations, students who do not maintain enrollment for two consecutive semesters, which consists of attendance through the first full week of classes of the second semester, must return the awarded laptop following these these instructions.

Community Service

Indiana State University has been ranked No. 1 in civic engagement by Washington Monthly Magazine for the third year running.  President's and University Honors Scholarship recipients are expected to complete community service. The expectation is for students to work approximately 12 to 15 hours over the course of the academic year. Documentation of service is required through OrgSync in the student's MyISU Portal.   To understand what community service means to us and to see how to log your hours, please read this document.

Contact

University Scholarship Office
318 North Sixth Street
Terre Haute, Indiana 47809
1-800-GO-TO-ISU
812-237-8023 (fax)
scholarships@indstate.edu

Staff

Sarah Wurtz

Sarah Wurtz
Director of Scholarships
Indiana State University

After three years in Admissions at ISU, Sarah was selected to launch and lead the University Scholarship Office in 2008 to further improve the recruitment and retention of academically successful Sycamores. She holds a bachelor's degree in German from the University of Notre Dame and a master's degree in English literature from Indiana State University.

Kelly Pierce

Kelly Pierce
Scholarship Coordinator for Outreach
Indiana State University

A graduate of Indiana State University in human resource development, Kelly has worked at ISU for 13 years. She focuses on scholarship outreach and communication efforts, as well as organizing events for prospective, high-achieving students.

Student Scholarship Assistants

  • Shayla Bozdech
  • Maggie Glowinski
  • Makayla Herring

Contact

University Scholarship Office
318 North Sixth Street
Terre Haute, Indiana 47809
1-800-GO-TO-ISU
812-237-8023 (fax)
scholarships@indstate.edu

Contact

University Scholarship Office
318 North Sixth Street
Terre Haute, Indiana 47809
1-800-GO-TO-ISU
812-237-8023 (fax)
scholarships@indstate.edu