Frequently Asked Questions
Does IU South Bend have scholarships?
Yes, there are more than one hundred IU South Bend campus and academic unit scholarships available. Scholarships are available for both undergraduate and graduate students.
Can I apply for more than one scholarship?
Yes, as long as you meet the criteria. Scholarship criteria are required by the gift agreement. The gift agreement is a legal document. Therefore, the criteria required cannot be altered.
Where do I drop off completed applications?
Drop off completed applications to the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships. Our contact information can be found here.
Can I use the same personal statement for all scholarship applications?
Yes, however, you should tell how you meet any specific criteria listed. Scholarship criteria are required by the gift agreement. The gift agreement is a legal document. Therefore, the criteria required cannot be altered.
What’s the difference between campus and academic unit scholarships?
Campus scholarships are endowed scholarships which are open to students from all IU South Bend majors or program plans. Academic unit scholarships are reserved for students who are majoring in a particular academic program.
Where can I find information for all IU South Bend scholarships?
The IUSB Scholarship website contains the most accurate and up to date information on scholarships offered through our office. Departmental awrd questions should be directed to the awarding office.
Where can I find scholarship applications?
All foundation and IUSB general scholarship applications should be completed electronically on a students One account. Departmental award applications can be obtained from the department awarding the scholarship. The scholarship website indicates which scholarships applications are printable from the site.
What if I have a scholarship check from an organization outside of IU South Bend?
Take the check to the bursar’s office at IU South Bend.
For additional information regarding the scholarships listed, please e-mail Student Scholarships by asking a question online, or call (574) 520-4357 (toll free: 1-877-462-4872 extension 4357).