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IUPUI Office of
International Admissions

902 W. New York St.,
ES 2126
Indianapolis, IN 46202 USA
Phone: (317) 274-7000
Fax: (317) 278-2213
Email: oia@iupui.edu

Front Desk Hours
Monday - Friday,
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Scholarships for International Students

For the 2014-2015 Academic Year

IUPUI offers many scholarship opportunities for international students!

  • All scholarships require full-time enrollment (12 credit hours or more per semester) in the fall and spring semesters.
  • If you take the SAT or ACT examination more than once, the highest scores will be used for scholarship consideration.
  • Funds provided by these scholarships do not cover intensive English as a Second Language study.

Deadlines

Admissions application must be submitted by the following deadlines for scholarship consideration:

Term of Entry Term Starts Complete Application by
Fall (Honors College) July/August November 1
Fall July/August March 1
Spring January October 1
  • Merit Scholarships For First-Year Students
    • Begining international freshman are automatically considered for the following merit scholarships at the time of application to IUPUI.

      • A separate scholarship application is not required
      • Application for admission must be submitted by the deadline
      • Students may receive only one merit scholarship
      • Merit scholarships may be renewed up to four (4) years if renewal criteria are met
      • Only available to beginning freshmen who will pay non-resident fees at IUPUI

      IUPUI Chancellor's Non-Resident Scholarship
      Up to $48,000 ($12,000 x 4 years)

      Students who have applied for admission by December 1, have a minimum high school GPA of 3.75 (on a 4.0 scale), and have a minimum 1250 SAT (for the mathematics and critical reading scores) or 28 ACT composite score may be eligible for this scholarship.

      Chancellor's Recognition Scholars are automatically admitted to the IUPUI Honors College. The Honors College provides access to specialized advising, state-of-the-art facilities, and opportunities to conduct research and participate in leadership development.

      To be considered for renewal, students must attend full time, be an active participant in the Honors College, and maintain a 3.3 GPA.

      Dean's Recognition Scholarship
      Up to $44,000 ($11,000 x 4 years)

      Students who have a minimum high school GPA of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) and who score 1200 or higher on the SAT (total represents Critical Reading and Math scores only; international students from non-English speaking countries must have a minimum SAT Math score of 600) or ACT score of 26 or higher may be eligible for this scholarship.

      To be considered for renewal, students must maintain a 2.75 GPA.

      Valedictorian and Salutatorian Scholarships
      Up to $40,000 ($10,000 x 4 years)

      Students who have applied for admission by March 1, who are ranked first or second in their high school class may qualify for this scholarship. Students considered for this scholarship must graduate from a class of 25 or more students.

      *Students who also meet the Chancellor's Non-Resident Scholarship criteria above will receive an additional $4,000 for a total award of $14,000 annually.*

      To be considered for renewal, students must attend full time and maintain a 2.75 GPA.

      IUPUI Service Award
      Up to $28,000 ($7,000 x 4 years)

      Students who have a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale), score 1050 or higher on the SAT (total represents Critical Reading and Math scores only) or have an ACT score of 23 or higher may be eligible for this scholarship. Likely candidates are reviewed on an individual basis with particular attention paid to academic curriculum and standardized test scores. Recipients must volunteer for 20 hours of service at IUPUI events annually.

      To be considered for renewal, students must maintain a 2.75 GPA.

      International Ambassador Award
      Up to $28,000 ($7,000 x 4 years)

      Students who have a GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)and must be admitted as beginning freshmen by May 1st for the fall semester and submit one of the following: a minimum iBT TOEFL score of 80, a minimum SAT Critical Reading Score of 450, or an IELTS score of 6.0. Recipients must volunteer annually for 15 hours of service at IUPUI events that have an international theme.

      To be considered for renewal, students must maintain a 2.75 GPA.

      ELS Freshman Ambassador Award
      Up to $20,000 ($5,000 x 4 years)

      Students who successfully complete Level 112 at ELS Language Centers may be eligible for this award. Recipients must volunteer for 15 hours of service at IUPUI events annually. This scholarship is only available for the Fall enrollment period.

      To be considered for renewal, students must maintain a 2.75 GPA.

  • Merit Scholarships For Transfer Students
    • To be considered for a transfer scholarship, submit your complete application for admission by March 1 (Fall Enrollment) or October 1 (Spring Enrollment).

      Nonresident Transfer Scholar Award
      Up to $10,000 ($5,000 x 2 years)

      Students who have a postsecondary study record at an officially recognized university with earned GPA of 3.3 or higher.

      To be considered for renewal, students must maintain a 2.75 GPA.

      ELS Transfer Ambassador Award
      Up to $10,000 ($5,000 x 2 years)

      Students who successfully complete Level 112 at ELS Language Centers may be eligible for this award. Recipients must volunteer for 15 hours of service at IUPUI events annually. This scholarship is only available for the Fall enrollment period.

      To be considered for renewal, students must maintain a 2.75 GPA.

  • Competitive Scholarships
    • All competitive program recipients must begin studies in the fall semester as a beginning freshman. All applicants must apply for admission and for scholarship by November 15.

      Highly competitive scholarship programs are for exceptional incoming freshmen who have achieved outstanding performance in a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum, excellent SAT or ACT scores (for applicants for whom English is not their native language, TOEFL results), and, as finalists, complete an interview as the final step in the process. (Students residing outside Indiana will be interviewed by phone.)

      Plater International Scholars Program
      Up to $64,000 ($16,000 x 4 years)

      The Plater International Scholars Program is designed for exceptional incoming freshmen who are committed to combining academic excellence with global citizenship. This highly competitive scholarship program is for students with an interest in international affairs and cross-cultural experiences. Plater International Scholars will be actively involved in international programming, both off and on campus. In close cooperation with the Office of International Affairs, recipients of the Plater International Scholarship will be exposed to high profile international visitors, international seminars, and lectures.

      Students selected for this scholarship program receive $16,000 per year for four years of study, $2,500 for a study abroad experience, and a $2,500 housing stipend for International House, located in the Campus Apartments on the Riverwalk, for their freshman year.

      Criteria: Excellent SAT or ACT scores, outstanding performance in a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum, and international interest are required. Semi-finalists for the award must also complete an interview as the final step of the application process.

      Visit http://honorscollege.iupui.edu/scholarships/plater/ for further information and application instructions.

  • Other Scholarship Opportunities
    • Some awards may be added to one of the merit scholarship opportunities listed above:

      Major-specific Scholarships

      Major-Specific Scholarships for International Students are awarded by some IUPUI schools.

      Search the IUPUI Office of Student Scholarship database for these and other awards.

      Athletic Scholarships

      Athletic scholarships may available for outstanding athletes in many NCAA Division I sports at IUPUI
      www.iupuijags.com

      IUPUI Housing Stipend

      Two thousand five hundred ($2,500) one-time award
      Students eligible for one of the above awards and who submit a housing application by April 1 are eligible for this award. International students should apply for housing by March 15th.

  • Information For Graduate Students
    • Funding for graduate study is administered by departments. To inquire about funding opportunities, contact your department. Links to programs are available at http://www.iupui.edu/degrees/.