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Important Dates

  • All scholarship applications are open in The Branch
    December 1
  • Competitive Scholarship Applications Due
    December 15
  • Winter Recess: University Closed
    December 22 - January 1

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Freshman Scholarships 2019-2020

Listed below are scholarships for entering freshmen who will begin their studies in 2019, 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.

Competitive Scholarships

Admission-Based Scholarships

All incoming freshmen who are admitted to the University by the deadline will be automatically considered for these scholarships. No additional application is required. For details, including deadlines, follow the links below.

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Through the Sycamore Technology Award, Indiana State University will award a laptop computer to those students who are admitted and are Pell-eligible as determined by the FAFSA.

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Transfer Scholarships 2019-2020

Listed below are scholarships for entering transfer students who will begin their studies in 2019, enroll as full-time students each semester (minimum of 12 credits), and successfully complete a minimum of 30 credit hours each year. Please read the scholarship descriptions on this site carefully for details.

Open to Students Entering Fall Semester

Open to Students Entering Spring Semester

Deadlines vary by award.

Through the Sycamore Technology Award, Indiana State University will award a laptop computer to those students who are admitted and are Pell-eligible as determined by the FAFSA.

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Info for Transfer Students »

 

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International Scholar Award

2019-2020 International Scholar Award Information:
  • $5,000 a year
  • Renewable for up to three additional years
  • Admission deadline: July 15 for fall and Dec 15 for spring
  • Requirements (listed below) must be satisfied by July 15 for fall and Dec 15 for spring.
  • An unlimited number of International Scholar Awards are given each year.
  • Open only to international students who are not fully sponsored
  • Not open to United States citizens or permanent residents, online-only students, or returning ISU students
  • All incoming freshmen who are admitted to the University by July 15 for fall or December 15 for spring will be automatically considered for this scholarship. No additional application is required.

For consideration, candidates must have a cumulative high school grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

To view the rules and regulations governing this scholarship, see rules and regulations.

To apply for admission to Indiana State University, see international admissions.

Note on combining scholarships: Students who qualify for the International Scholar Award may qualify for other awards. For details, see combining.

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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.

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  • Laptop Return Policy: 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.
Community Service

Indiana State University has a long and proud history of community service. We highly encourage all of our students to give back to the community. This commitment to service is why we ask some of our top scholars to complete and record community service hours as a part of their scholarship requirements. To learn what constitutes community service or how to log hours, refer to these community service instructions.

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