Undergraduate Scholarships

In addition to admission-based scholarships, scholarships are available to support research, diversity, community service, and international study for IUPUI students.

IUPUI Scholarship Central: For a complete list of scholarships available to IUPUI students, use the Office of Student Scholarships search engine. It quickly sorts through hundreds of scholarships and identifies which ones you are eligible for based on the information you enter about yourself.

NOTE: Information below subject to change for the 2017 cohort of students, pending review of scholarship criteria in light of the new SAT exam.

Central Indiana Community Foundation Scholarships

With more than 100 scholarship funds under management, CICF offers critical help. With awards ranging from $500 to full tuition, CICF scholarships help countless young people overcome the obstacles that stand between them and future academic and financial success.

For more information about each kind of scholarship, download the CICF scholarship guidebook.

Application Deadline:

March 1

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CRL RISE Scholarship Award

The CRL RISE Scholarships are designed to bring new students into the research and creative enterprise. Students typically identify a mentor and work with their mentor to write a proposal for a substantive independent research or creative project to be completed by the end of the following spring semester.

Five rise to the IUPUI challenge undergraduate research scholarships are awarded in the spring of each year. The $1,500 award is applied to the winning students’ bursar account.

Application Deadline:

April 1

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DigiCert Scholarships - Three $1,000

Application Deadline:

December 1, 2016

Geraldine and David Rigdon RISE Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Dr. Robert D. Rigdon, a dedicated emeritus faculty member of the Department of Mathematical Sciences, to honor the memory of his parents, Geraldine and David Rigdon.

This award supports undergraduate science majors, with a preference for students with a major in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, who have integrated one of the four IUPUI RISE initiatives into their studies: Research, International, Service Learning and Experiential Learning.

Award Amount: The number of individual scholarships and dollar amount may vary from year to year.

Application Deadline:

February 1


Application Required

Scholarship Contact:

Contact Molly Rondeau at mrondeau@iupui.edu for additional information.

Indiana Association of Environmental Professionals - Two $2,000 scholarships

The Indiana Association of Environmental Professionals (INAEP) is proud to announce this solicitation for scholarship applications for the 2017/2018 academic year.  The INAEP will be awarding two $2,000 scholarships, one for undergraduate studies and one for graduate studies.  This scholarship is intended to promote and support the training of new environmental professionals in the State of Indiana. 

Applicants must be:

  • Currently enrolled at an Indiana college or university
    • (a) as a full-time undergraduate (sophomore or higher level)
    • or (b) about to begin or in the process of earning a graduate degree
  • Pursuing a degree in an environmental-related field
  • Possess a GPA of 2.90 or higher
  • Plan to reside and work in Indiana following graduation

 Questions may be sent to Christy Darst, INAEP Vice President, at Christy_Darst@efiglobal.com

Application Deadline:

To be announced.



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Indiana Latino Scholarship Fund

The Indiana Latino Scholarship Fund (ILSF) was established nine years ago when a group of non-profit organizations collaborated to support Latino students focused on furthering their education.  The ILSF has supported hundreds of students by awarding $1.5 million in scholarships.

The IUPUI School of Science will provide students who receive a scholarship from the ILSF an additional scholarship equal to the award they receive from ILSF. To be eligible for the scholarship match, the recipient must attend IUPUI as a full time student and major or pre-major in a School of Science undergraduate degree program. Recipients who remain enrolled as a science major at IUPUI and maintain a GPA of at least 3.5 will continue receiving the scholarship annually.

Application Deadline:

www.cicf.org/scholarships | Deadline March 1

IUPUI Scholarship Central

This search engine quickly sorts through hundreds of scholarships and identifies which ones students are eligible for, based on the information students enter about themselves.

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Math and Science Education Scholarships

The Math and Science Education Scholarship (MSES) Program offered by the Urban Center for the Advancement of Math/Science Education (UCASE), is designed to encourage and to support outstanding IUPUI current or transfer students who have had a strong math or science based major and who wish to pursue a career in math or science teaching at the middle and/or high school level.

Award Amount: $2,500 per year and annually renewable

Application Deadline:

March 1

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Midwest Student Exchange Program Award

Attention residents of Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Wisconsin, your IUPUI experience just got better. Beginning fall 2016, IUPUI will provide legal residents of Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota or Wisconsin tuition at 150% of the in-state rate. What does this mean for you? The average tuition for an out-of-state student is about $29,000 per academic year. If you qualify for the Midwest Student Exchange Program Award, the cost of IUPUI tuition would be approximately $12,000 per academic year. Over four years, your tuition savings could be more than $66,000!

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Norman Brown Diversity & Leadership Program

The Norman Brown Diversity and Leadership Scholars Program recruits, retains, and prepares serious, academically gifted students who have demonstrated a commitment to social justice. Program participants are encouraged to attain academic success, engage in leadership and civic activities, and prepare for a meaningful post-baccalaureate experience.

All applicants must be permanent US residents or US citizens.

First Year Students: Must meet IUPUI regular admission requirements and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.

Transfer Students: Transfer students are only considered for fall semester and must meet the IUPUI regular admission criteria. Preference is given to transfer students who have completed 12 credit hours, but no more than 30 credit hours. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale and be enrolled as a full time student.

Current IUPUI Students: Current IUPUI students may apply if they have a minimum GPA of 3.2. They may not have more than 30 credit hours and must meet all other guidelines.

Award Amount: Up to $3000 per academic year for merit or financial need Up to $6,000 per academic year for both merit and financial need

Application Deadline:

February 1, admission and application.


Applicants must submit with their application:

  • Official high school and/or college transcript(s).
  • Two letters of recommendation (at least one from a teacher/faculty member)
  • Personal essay response - double-spaced, typed, and no longer than three complete pages
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Oakville Therapist Scholarship

Students pursuing a B.A. with a Major or Honour in Psychology, in an accredited North American University or College. We are seeking to award this to individuals interested in pursuing a career as a psychologist or therapist. Submit a 250 word essay, why you want to be a psychologist or therapist and what you hope to do with your degree once it its obtained.

Award Amount: $1,000

Application Deadline:

June 1, 2017-June 29, 2017


Sam H. Jones Community Service Scholarships

You’ve already done great things. A Sam H. Jones scholarship will help you do even more.

The Sam H. Jones Community Service Scholarship Program recognizes what you’ve already accomplished: it’s awarded based on exemplary service in the community, in your high school, or at IUPUI. But it’s really focused on what you’re going to do next.

The many Sam H. Jones scholarships offer financial awards, but also a variety of components to help you grow as a student, community member, and leader. Scholarships include:

  • Many volunteer opportunities
  • A service learning course
  • Leadership training
  • Networking with faculty and community leaders
  • A family of service-minded students 
Application Deadline:

February 1

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