Student Payment Decision Tree

First, answer this question:

Is the student being compensated for work, research, a finite task, or labor?

  Yes

  No

Now, answer this question:

Is your funding source the Indiana State University Foundation?

  Yes

  No

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Now, answer this final question:

Is your funding source an existing Indiana State University Foundation scholarship?

  Yes

  No

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Now, answer this final question:

Is your funding source an existing University account?

  Yes

  No

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First, answer this question:

Is the student being compensated for work, research, a finite task, or labor?

Yes: Before the work begins, you must hire the student as an employee.
Instructions on hiring student workers may be found online at the Student Employment Office.
Student earnings are subject to payroll taxes.

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Now, answer this final question:

Is your funding source an existing Indiana State University Foundation scholarship?

Yes: You can make your selections in The Branch, which will route through the Scholarships Office and pay to your recipient’s student account for the corresponding term of enrollment.

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Now, answer this final question:

Is your funding source an existing Indiana State University Foundation scholarship?

No: Complete a disbursement authorization form and submit to the Indiana State University Foundation for review. Your awarding authority will be updated in the Branch and you’ll be notified by email when you may begin making selections.

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Now, answer this final question:

Is your funding source an existing University account?

Yes: Schedule a meeting with representatives from the Offices of Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, and the Controller.
The meeting will cover processes for transfer of funds, coding setup, and awarding process.

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Now, answer this final question:

Is your funding source an existing University account?

No: New gifts are managed by the Indiana State University Foundation.

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