Indiana University
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There are some scholarships that are not automatic or associated with an academic school, college, or department.  For these types of additional scholarship and funding opportunities, please see below: 

Indiana University Foundation Scholarships

  • Merit and/or need-based
  • Amount: Varies
  • Separate application required
  • Merit and need-based scholarships from IU supporters.
  • Deadline: March 10, 2014

Apply through IU Foundation, 812-855-9922.


Alumni Association Scholarships

  • Merit and/or need-based
  • Amount: Varies
  • Separate application required
  • Merit and need-based scholarships from regional IU alumni chapters.

Apply through IU Alumni Association, (812) 855-0882, (800) 824-3044.


Veterans United Scholarship

  • Essay-based
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Must be one of the following:
      • A current active-duy service member
      • Veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces
      • Spouse of a service member or veteran
      • Child of a service member or veteran
      • Surviving spous of a fallen service member
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • First round due April 30, 2014; Second round due October 31, 2014

Click here for additional information.


Liljegren Law Group Military Family Scholarship 2014

  • 300-500 word essay-based scholarship
  • Amount: $500 scholarship
  • Deadline: June 5, 2014
  • Eligibility:
    • Must be a military member, veteran, or have a parent or spouse who is or was in the military
    • Currently enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university in the U.S. with a cumulative 3.0 GPA
    • Age 17 years or older

Click here for additional information.


Davis Levin Livingston Law School Scholarship

  •  essay-based scholarship
  • Amount: $3000 scholarship
  • Deadline: July 1st, 2014
  • Eligibility:
    • Must currently be a law student or must have been admitted to law school in the fall
    • Must be pursuing a degree in public interest law
    • Must be a U.S. resident

Click here for additional information.


Abbott and Fenner Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Essay based application
  • Deadline: June 14, 2014
  • Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school junior or senior or enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution

Click here for additional information.


The HotelsCheap Scholarship Program

  • Amount: $1,500
  • Online application and essay
  • Deadline: October 15, 2014 Fall Deadline
  • Eligibility: Students enrolled in two year, four year or graduate program. Additional opportunities for students studying travel or tourism.

Click here for additional information.


The Law Office of Bradley R. Corbett Scholarship

  • Amount: $2,000
  • Essay based application
  • Deadline: July 15, 2014
  • Eligibility:
    • Applicants must be a U.S. citizen
    • Must be attending or planning to attend an accredited institution of higher education

Click here for additional information.


Farzad Family Law, APC Scholarship

  • Amount: $3,000
  • Essay based application
  • Deadline: December 15, 2014
  • Eligibility:
    • Students majoring in pre-law or law

Click here for additional information.


DSL.com Scholarship

  • Amount: $2,000
  • Blog post based application
  • Deadline: August 10, 2014
  • Applicants must be either:
    • (1) a high school or home school senior graduating or earning a GED between August 1, 2013 and June 1, 2014, who will enroll as a freshman at a two-year or four-year college or univerrsity in fall 2014
    • or (2) a student enrolled during the 2013-2014 academic year on a full-time basis and in good academic standing at an accredited two-year of four-year college of university or in an accredited graduate school program

Click here for additional information.


Women in Finance Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000 - $3,000
  • Essay based application
  • Deadline: October 17, 2014
  • Eligibility:
    • Applicants must be female
    • Must be of Junior standing
    • Must be pursuing a degree in accounting, finance or economics
    • Must have a 3.2 GPA

Please e-mail womeninfinance@ssr.com for additional information.


Senior Care Innovation Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Essay based application
  • Deadline: April 30, 2014
  • Eligibility:
    • Must be enrolled in a two year, four year, or graduate program
    • Must be studying within the fields of gerontology, long term care administration, social work, medicine, nursing or sociology

Click here for additional information.


SafeMart Scholarship Award

  • Amount: $500
  • Essay based application
  • Deadline: May 31, 2014
  • Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a two or four-year university and be a legal resident of the U.S. or hold a valid student visa.

Click here for additional information.


ACLS Training Association Scholarship

  • Amount: $2,000
  • Essay based application
  • Deadline: December 31, 2014
  • Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a medical education program

Click here for additional information.


2014 Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship

  • Amount: $5,000
  • 1,000 to 2,000 word essay based application
  • Deadline: April 30, 2014
  • Eligibility: Any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in 2014

Click here for additional information.


B. Davis Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Essay based application
  • Deadline: May 26, 2014
  • Eligibility: All high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post-secondary institution

Click here for additional information.


JAM Paper Teacher Scholarship

  • Amount: $500
  • Essay based application
  • Deadline: July 15, 2014
  • Eligibility: Any student who is pursuing a career in Education. A degree in Education and other related fields will be considered. Must be enrolled at any accredited American college or university.

Click here for additional information.


K Alliance Scholarship

  • Amount: $500
  • Essay based application
  • Deadline: August 31, 2014
  • Eligibility: Must be enrolled at one of the participating institutions and have an interest in pursuing and completing a degree or certification

Click here for additional information.


Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Scholarships

  • Amount: $2,500- $8,000
  • Deadline: May 1st- June 5th
  • Eligibility:
    • Must be a U.S. citizen
    • Must be enrolled in a two or four year accredited university

Click here for additional information.


DOMO Scholarship for Business Management

  • Requires: 500 word essay
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Deadline: 2014 Academic School Year
  • Eligibility: Students studying Business, Business Management, or Analytics

Click here for additional information.


Ray Greenly Scholarship

  • Amount: $10,000 to $25,000
  • Deadline: May 16, 2014
  • Eligibility: U.S. Citizen or legal U.S. resident with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale, available to attend the shop.org Summit September 29-October 1 in Seattle, WA

Click here for additional information.


Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Program

  • Amount:$5,000-$10,000
  • Deadline: August 1, 2014
  • Eligibility:
    • Undergraduate and graduate students majoring biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or a related life-science field
    • 3.0 minimum GPA
    • Legal U.S. citizen or resident with appropriate visa status

Click here for additional information.


GreenPal Small Business Scholarship

  • Online application and Essay
  • Amount: $2,000 paid over four semesters
  • Deadline: May 30, 2014
  • Eligibility: Must be business major

Click here for additional information.


Moverscorp.com 2014 Scholarship

  • Online application
  • Amount: $500
  • Deadline: July 15, 2014
  • Eligibility:
    • Must be a U.S. citizen
    • Minimum GPA requirement 2.5
    • Must be enrolled in a two or four year accredited college or university in the United States

Click here for additional information.


American Public Works Association's Chicago Metro Chapter Scholarship

  • Print-out application
  • Amount:Three $1,000 scholarships
  • Deadline: April 25, 2014
  • Eligibility:
    • Must be enrolled in a program resulting in a degree in civil engineering, environmental engineering, or public works management.
    • Permanent residence must be within the boundaries of our APWA branch as described in the application attached below

Click here to apply.


Independent Colleges of Indiana Scholarships

  • Printable online applications
  • Amount: varies
  • Deadline: varies

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Yellow Pages United:  Mark Smith Scholarship

  • Requires submission of an original inforgraphic
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Eligibility: Major in marketing, graphic design, or related majors; currently enrolled in an accredited high school, college, or university in the U.S. with a cumulative 3.0 GPA; U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

Click here for more information.


Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

  • Essay-based
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Eligibility: Open to high school juniors and seniors as well as students currently enrolled at a four-year university.
  • Deadline: June 14, 2014

Visit here for more information and the application.


The ProofreadingServices.com High School and University Writing Scholarships

  • Essay-based
  • Amount: $100-$500
  • Eligibility: High school senior or college undergraduate or graduate student with 3.2 GPA or above
  • Deadline: 12:00pm EST on June 1, 2014

Visit here for more information and the application.


eJobApplications Annual College Student of America Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Application Deadline: December 20, 2014
  • Eligibility:  Open to any student

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BuyVia Scholarship

  • Essay and video submission required
  • Amount: $500
  • Application Deadline: July 30, 2014
  • Eligibility:  Must be enrolled at an accredited two or four year college within the United States and be a legal resident of the United States or hold a valid student visa.

Visit here for more information.


The F.C. Tucker Scholarship

  • Essay-based scholarship
  • Amount: $1,500
  • Application Deadline: May 30, 2014
  • Eligibility:  Must be enrolled in classes for the entire 2014-2015 academic year,  and be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States.  Students affiliated with F.C. Tucker and its related companies are not eligible.

Visit here for more information.


The Dr. and Mrs. Harold A. Cohen Scholarship

  • Need-based
  • Amount: Varies, renewable
  • Separate application required
  • Criteria: Incoming freshmen who have visual, auditory or other significant physical disabilities. (Preference given to Indiana residents from rural communities).

Contact Disability Services for Students, (812) 855-7578.


Mark Jensen MD Future Physicians Scholarship Program

  • Essay-based Scholarship
  • Amount: $500.00
  • Deadline: October 14, 2014
  • Open to any student who hopes to enter the medical field in the future.

Click here for the more information.


Belmont Anderson & Associates Health Professionals and Specializing Physicians Scholarship Program

  • Essay-based Scholarship
  • Amount: $500.00
  • Deadline: October 14, 2014
  • Open to any student who hopes to enter the medical field in the future.

Click here for the more information.


Overseas Study Scholarships

  • Merit and need-based
  • Amount: Varies
  • Separate application required
  • Merit and need-based scholarships to support participation in IU Overseas Study programs.

Apply through IU Office of Overseas Study, (812) 855-9304.


Reserve Officers' Training Corps Scholarship—Air Force

  • Merit-based
  • Amount: Fee remission and stipend, book and monthly stipends, renewable
  • Separate application required
  • Criteria:  U.S. citizens in IU Air Force ROTC program. GPA,  SAT/ACT.

Contact IU Air Force ROTC, (812) 855-4191.


Reserve Officers' Training Corps Scholarship—Army

  • Merit-based
  • Amount: Fee remission and stipend, book and monthly stipends, renewable
  • Separate application required
  • Criteria:  U.S. citizens in the IU Army ROTC program. World-class leadership, academic excellence, physical fitness, extracurricular activities.

Contact IU Army ROTC, (812) 855-7682.


Residential Programs & Services Housing Discounts

  • Programs: Residence Scholars and Co-ops – both require living in specific housing units. Capacity is limited, assignments to both based on contract and application submission date. Indicate interest on housing contract and application.
  • Amount:  Reduced room costs range up to 45% off standard room rates
  • Criteria for Residence Scholars: new residents with a SAT score of 1770 (Critical Reading, Math, and Writing) and high school class rank of top 10%. Continuation in the Residence Scholar program requires a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Please note that the co-ops do not have an academic requirement for participation.

Contact Residential Programs and Services or see their scholarships here(812) 855-5601, (800) 817-6371.


External Scholarships and Search Engines

Beyond opportunities provided by Indiana University, we encourage you to look within your high schools, communities and national programs for external scholarships that can further assist in making college affordable for you.

Below is a list of free external scholarship search engines. Please note, we strongly discourage using paid services to connect to external scholarships.



State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana Grants and Scholarships

  • Merit and/or need-based
  • Amount: Varies
  • Separate application required; file the FAFSA by March
  • Criteria: vary; for Indiana Residents only

Contact State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana, (317) 232-2350, (888) 528-4719.