Funding Opportunities for Current Students
Continuing to fund your education can take on-going planning and action. Below are some resources and strategies to consider as you manage your finances during your academic program:
The OIA offers most scholarship funding through admission-based scholarships. However, there are scholarships available for continuing students. Places to look for these include:
- Check with your department. After admission-based scholarships, departments can be a very good place to start looking for discipline specific funding.
- Check out the Student Central Scholarships page here.
The MoneySmarts program can teach you how to make informed financial decisions. Plus, the cost of living in Indianapolis is 7 percent lower than the U.S. average.Learn more about MoneySmarts »
International students can work on-campus and meet their immigration needs.Learn more about F-1 Students working on campus »
Learn more about J-1 Students working on campus»
Funding from outside of IUPUI can also be used to fund your education. Be sure that this is in the form of scholarships, not off-campus work.Learn more about External Funding Opportunities »
Student loans can be a good way to finance your education now and pay the money back after you finish your degree.Learn more about Student Loans »
International Student Financial Assistance Program
OIA manages a limited amount of grant and loan funds to assist continuing international students with unpaid bursar balances if they are experiencing financial hardship that is unexpected and beyond their control.Learn more about the International Student Financial Assitance Program »