Transfer Students

IUPUI scholarships for international students include awards just for transfer students

Read about IUPUI scholarships for transfer students below, and also visit the Office of Student Scholarships website.

Important Information

  • All scholarships require you to be enrolled full time in the fall and spring semesters. For scholarship renewal critera please refer to the Office of Student Scholarships.
  • Scholarship funds cannot be used for intensive study of English as a Second Language.

Merit Scholarships

IUPUI will automatically consider you for these scholarships when you apply for admission. Students can receive a maximum of one merit scholarship. Merit transfer scholarships may be renewed for up to two years.

  • Nonresident Transfer Scholar Award (Up to $14,000)


    $7,000 per year for up to two years.

    You may be eligible if you:

    • Studied at an officially recognized postsecondary university
    • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
    • Are not an inter-campus (IU system) transfer or pursuing a 2nd bachelor's degree
    • Must have completed at least 12 or more credit hours of accredited university work
  • ELS Ambassador Award (Up to $14,000)


    $7,000 per year

    You may be eligible if you:

    • Have a minimum postsecondary cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
    • Successfully complete Level 112 at an ELS Language Center in the USA or Canada

Competitive Scholarships

These scholarships require you to submit a separate application or take additional action.