Awarded to graduate or undergraduate who are visually impaired or have other disabilities.
Out-of-State Graduate Students
The Michiana Economic Development Merit Award
- Available for tuition purposes to graduate students who are legal U.S. citizens but are non-residents of Indiana. This scholarship allows a limited number of qualified students to receive a scholarship of $300 per credit hour, with a maximum of 45 credit hours per student.
The Articulation Grant for Graduate Students
- Available to students who reside in Southwestern Michigan pursuing one of the following academic goals: a master’s degree in a graduate program offered by IU South Bend; a graduate certificate program; coursework (undergraduate or graduate) required for admission to or in conjunction with a graduate degree program; or a teacher certification program. Award amounts vary depending on the program and the number of credits in which a student is enrolled. Students receive $178 per credit hour for undergraduate courses, $200 per credit hour for graduate courses in the Master of Social Work program, $221 per credit hour for graduate courses in the School for Business and Economics, $265 per credit hour for graduate courses in Nursing, and $187 per credit hour for graduate courses in other schools or colleges.
Application deadline is March 1.
A limited number of awards are available. Please click here to review the specific criteria and download the application. Applications are due no later than the beginning of the term you are entering IU South Bend.
Graduate Student Grants
IU South Bend provides funding on a competitive basis to support graduate student research, service, and leadership (RSL) projects. Full and part-time graduate students who are enrolled in a graduate degree program are eligible and are encouraged to apply for grants. Special, non-degree graduate students are not eligible for this program. Students must be registered for a minimum of one graduate credit during the term (summer or semester) following the semester of the grant award. Please visit the Graduate Studies site for more information regarding Graduate Student Grants.