Scholarships 2015-2016

for Entering Freshmen


Freshman Scholarships

Listed below are scholarships for entering freshmen who will begin their studies fall 2015, enroll as full-time students each semester (minimum of 12 credits), and successfully complete a minimum of 30 credit hours each academic year. This will enable students to successfully progress toward graduation within four years. Online-only and returning ISU students are not eligible for these scholarships.

To receive first consideration for many scholarships, students must be admitted to ISU by December 1. Please read the scholarship descriptions on this site carefully for details.

Competitive Scholarships
  President's Scholarship
  University Honors Scholarship
  Creative and Performing Arts Award
  Gongaware Scholarship
  Networks Scholarship
  Rural Health Scholarship
  Center for Leadership Development Scholarship
  Sycamore Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
  Lugar Nominee Scholarship
  Lugar Scholars Minority Grant
  Warren M. Anderson Scholarship

Guaranteed Scholarships
  Academic Excellence Scholarship
  Academic Distinction Scholarship
  Academic Merit Scholarship

  Child of Alumni Textbook Scholarship
  College Challenge Success Award
  Honors Diploma Recognition Award
  Illinois Student Scholarship
  Incentive Scholarship
  Kentucky Student Scholarship
  Laptop Award
  Midwest Consortium Scholarship
  Ohio Student Scholarship
  Summer Honors Scholarship
  21st Century Scholars Excellence and Textbook Scholarship
  21st Century Scholars Housing and Textbook Scholarship

Other Scholarship Opportunities
In addition to the scholarships listed above, a variety of scholarships are offered through the University's academic departments and colleges—and through outside sources, including regional, state, and national organizations. For information, visit the following links.

  Arts and Sciences
  Health and Human Services
  Mark Stoffel Creative Writing Scholarship

Last updated: 13 November 2014