Indiana University South Bend Scholarships for International Students
Please take advantage of these scholarships:
Please take advantage of these scholarships:
Submit your application for Fall Admission by June 15 to be eligible for the:
Indiana University South Bend awards up to twelve first-year scholarships of $2,000.00 each to international students in F-1 and J-1 status who are admitted to a degree program for the Fall Semester before June 15 of that year. Original transcripts must be on file by June 22. Awards will be announced by individual email during the week of July 1. Students deferring to the following Spring Semester will receive a half-award. Selection will be based primarily upon outstanding academic performance within the context of a rigorous program of study. This award is made for the first year of study only and only for those originally applying to enter in the fall semester.
Students who remain academically eligible and document need may apply in their second semester of enrollment at IU South Bend for the International Student Fee Remission Scholarship (see details just below) which grants awards between $4,000.00 and $6,000.00 annually.
International Student Fee Remission Scholarships are available to highly qualified, non-immigrant international students in F and J status who have been enrolled for at least one year as a full-time, degree-seeking student. Students may apply for the scholarship the first time during their second semester at IU South Bend. Awards are based upon academic performance (at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA after the second semester of study) and demonstrated economic need. The application deadline for the academic year award (fall/spring/summer) is March 1. A limited number of additional scholarship funds may be available for spring and summer sessions. New applications for these additional funds are due November 1. The International Student Fee Remission awards average per student between 4,000.00 and 6,000.00 annually.
Please Note: Students transferring in 60 credits from a U.S. or international partner institution may apply for the International Fee Remission Scholarship during the first semester of study at IU South Bend for a possible award in the second semester of study.
Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 each semester and submit all required internationalization activity reports by the stipulated deadline in order to receive the award each semester of the academic year for which the student applied. Students must submit a new application and meet all qualifications each fall after the initial award is made in order to continue receiving the award.
This award is available to F-1 and J-1 undergraduate students entering the first year of a degree program at IU South Bend from a U.S. High School or transferring from a U.S. post-secondary institution to complete an undergraduate degree. It is based on academic achievement. Please see the following page for more details.
IU Foundation Scholarships
All international students are encouraged to complete the online scholarship application once admitted. If you are eligible for any of the departmental scholarships awarded, you will be identified as a possible beneficiary through this central application process. Below are additional scholarships that require separate paper applications. Please note, for all scholarship applications, all criteria must be met to be considered for a scholarship. Meeting all criteria does not guarantee that the scholarship will be awarded to the applicant. A complete listing of scholarships can be found on the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships webpage. Applications are due by March 1 each year.
The Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics Graduate Fellowships
Open to all students, the Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics Graduate Fellowship Program invites applications from students with a demonstrated record of excellence at the undergraduate level along with evidence or promise of a strong professional career. Each Leighton Fellow will receive up to $5,000* per year, renewable for two additional years, as long as the Fellow maintains a graduate business GPA of at least 3.0. Deadlines: July 15 (for fall), November 15 (for spring), or April 15 (for summer)
The CLAS Dean's Scholarships and the Gerkin Scholarship
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is pleased to provide four merit scholarships to qualified students. There are three Dean's Scholarships--in the Humanities, in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, and in the Natural Sciences. Each scholarship carries an award of $500. Students majoring in the Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Computer Science, or Informatics are eligible to apply for the Gerkin Scholarship. This scholarship carries an award of $1,000. To be eligible for one of these scholarships, students must be completing a major within the College, have completed at least 48 hours by the end of the spring semester in which they are applying, and have earned at least a 3.5 overall grade point average. Applications for the scholarships are due March 1.
Dorothy Allen Memorial Scholarship
The Dorothy Allen Memorial Mathematics Scholarship provides current undergraduate and graduate students majoring in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at IU South Bend with financial assistance in completing their degrees. The basis for the scholarship is demonstrated potential for academic excellence in Mathematical Sciences. All mathematics students who have international background or international educational experience are eligible for this award.
Honors Program Scholarships
Upon achieving 24 credits, international students are eligible to apply for the IU South Bend Honors Program, which offers scholarships. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or greater and submit two letters of nomination by IU South Bend faculty, at least one of whom is a full time faculty member.
The J. Wesley and Roberta Robbins Scholarship
Scholarships are awarded for academic merit (minimum GPA of 3.0) and may be applied toward tuition. Preference will be given to those who exhibit an interest in the interaction of science and religion as demonstrated by their coursework and research. The award is for $500. Applications for the scholarship are due March 1.
The Raclin School of the Arts Music Scholarships
Each year music talent scholarships are awarded to outstanding musicians pursuing undergraduate and graduate music degrees at IU South Bend. Prospective students are considered for scholarship as part of the admissions and audition process. Applications are due by March 1 each year. For more information about sitting for an audition or submitting an audition recording, please click here.
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Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund
This award is available for female students from developing countries who are currently studying in the United States or Canada, the MMMF awards grants of approximately $12,000 each; grants are not renewable. Strict eligibility requirements must be met; see site for details.
TOEFL Scholarship Program
The TOEFL® Scholarship Program is awarding scholarships to students in Asia and Oceania, North and South America, and Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia.
American Association of University Women International Fellowship
The International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not United States citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate study at accredited institutions are supported. Several fellowships are available for study outside of the U.S.
P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship
The (IPS) Fund was established in 1949 to provide scholarships for international women students to pursue graduate study in the United States and Canada. This fund is only available for women.
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NAFSA (National Association of Foreign Student Advisors)
You'll find information about a variety of financial resources at this site, along with links to several international student scholarships.
This is a free online scholarship resource for non-U.S. citizens with disabilities.