Scholarships for International Students

Explore IUPUI’s scholarships for international students

IUPUI has scholarships and funding for all types of international students: freshmen (first-year students), students who transfer here from other universities, current/continuing students, and graduate students.

Undergraduate Students

You can qualify for two types of scholarships.

  • Merit scholarships: IUPUI will automatically consider you for these scholarships when you apply for admission.
  • Competitive scholarships: These scholarships require you to submit a separate application.

IUPUI’s international student scholarships range in value from $5,000 to $27,000 per year. Some merit scholarships can be combined with other scholarships however, students cannot combine amounts from merit and competitive Honors College scholarships. Students will be awarded the highest scholarship offer they receive. 

Find scholarships for:

Deadlines for Scholarship Consideration
Terms of Entry Apply for Admission Before
Fall (August–December) November 1 for maximum scholarship consideration, including Honors College awards
Fall March 1 for other merit scholarships
Spring (January–May) October 1
Test Score Requirement

You must submit SAT or ACT scores to be considered for merit and/or competitive scholarships. If you take these tests multiple times, submit all of your scores—we use your best scores when we determine your scholarships.

Graduate Students

Contact your academic department for information about funding.

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