International Scholar Award

What to Expect In the Branch:

  • You will be presented with the general application after logging in. It’s required to be eligible for scholarships.
  • You may be presented with other conditional applications-be sure to complete those, too.
  • After completing and submitting applications, you will be presented with scholarship opportunities. Some of these additional opportunities, but not all, may require additional information to help determine your eligibility.
  • Each opportunity will state if letters of reference, essays, etc. are required for a scholarship.
  • After completing all of the above, you will receive a confirmation email from Indiana State University Scholarships (
  • You will want to check The Branch regularly as new scholarship opportunities may be added
  • If selected for a scholarship, an award notification will be sent to your ISU Sycamores email address, so be sure to monitor your official ISU email account regularly. This will occur after March 1, 2019.
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.