Scholarships

View scholarship opportunities and eligibility requirements for scholarships at Indiana State University. Our Scholarship Office will assist you in your search for available scholarships and other resources to help pay for college.

About The Branch

The Branch at Indiana State University allows you to search for scholarships, complete applications, and stay updated on your scholarships and awards. After completing the applications and additional requirements (letters of reference, essays, etc.), you will receive a confirmation email from Indiana State University’s Scholarships Office. If selected for a scholarship, you will receive an award notification to your Indiana State Sycamores email address.

What to Expect in The Branch

  • You will be presented with the general application after logging in. It is required to be eligible for scholarships.

  • You may be presented with other conditional applications to complete.

  • After completing and submitting applications, you will be presented with scholarship opportunities that may require additional information to help determine your eligibility.

  • Each opportunity will state if letters of reference, essays, etc. are required for a scholarship.

  • After completing all of the above, you will receive a confirmation email from Indiana State University Scholarships (scholarships@budzgreenshop.com)

  • You will want to check The Branch regularly as new scholarship opportunities may be added.

  • If selected for a scholarship, an award notification will be sent to your ISU Sycamores email address, so be sure to monitor your official ISU email account regularly. This will occur after March 1, 2024.

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Freshman Scholarships for 2024-25

Entering freshmen who will begin their studies in 2024 and who plan to enroll as full-time, on-campus students each semester (minimum of 12 credits) are eligible to apply for most freshman scholarships. Online-only and returning Indiana State University students are not eligible for these scholarship opportunities. To receive first consideration for many freshman scholarships, students must be admitted to Indiana State University by December 1.

View Competitive and Admission-Based Freshman Scholarships for 2024-25

Transfer Scholarships 2024-25

Transfer students who will begin their studies in 2024 and who will enroll as full-time, on-campus students each semester (minimum of 12 credits) are eligible to apply for most transfer scholarships.

Please read scholarship descriptions carefully for details. Some deadlines may vary by award.

View Transfer Scholarships for 2024-25

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