Scholarships at IU South Bend

Scholarships can play a very important part in making your college education affordable and attainable. We encourage you to begin your search for scholarships early, pay close attention to deadlines and ask questions along the way. The minimal amount of work you do now in applying for scholarships can provide major gains to your financial well being.

Complete the online scholarship application to apply for more than 200 IU South Bend and IU Foundation scholarships.

This application provides students the opportunity to be considered for the greatest number of scholarships available. Click Learn more for detailed instructions on how to apply.

IU South Bend Scholarships

IU South Bend has several opportunities for out of state students including the Chancellor's Merit Award and the Midwest Student Exchange Program Remission.  Learn more.

Indiana University South Bend offers special resources to seniors in high school who are incoming freshmen. Titan awards and Selective Student Scholarships are based on a variety of criteria, including high school academic performance. See more information and application.

Graduate students can apply for scholarships through the Online Scholarship Application. The Michiana Economic Development Merit Award and Articulation Grant are also available for out of state graduate students. Learn more about graduate scholarships.

Learn more about our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Scholarships here.

In addition to the Online Scholarship Application, some scholarship applications at IU South Bend must be completed with a paper form. Be sure pay close attention to the requirements of each application, including whether or not additional materials need to be submitted with the application. View more IU South Bend Scholarships.

Scholarships are offered by many organizations that are not directly affiliated with IU South Bend. These have been compiled and listed for the convenience of our students. View available community resources.

Learn more about trip deadlines and scholarship opportunities here.

View our Scholarship Resources page here for tips on exploring and applying for scholarships.

Recipients of this scholarship shall be known as TIRE RACK SCHOLARS

To become a scholar, you must complete and submit the Online Scholarship Application (OSA) General Application. Once submitted, you must apply for the IUSB-Tire Rack Scholars by May 1, 2024.

Eligibility:  Students seeking an undergraduate degree, be enrolled full-time, and demonstrate financial need by completing a FAFSA.

Amount:  Based on published in-state tuition and required fees. Amount will vary by student.

Renewal:  May be renewed up to 3 additional years (exceptions apply), if enrolled full-time and have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher.


IU South Bend Online Scholarship Application

International students, the Office of International Student Services has you covered with all the information you need to get started at IU South Bend, including scholarships and admissions information.

Most importantly, we are here to help. If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact us via email at or call 574.520.4357 (toll free at 1.877.462.4872, extension 4357).

Due Dates to Remember!


JANUARY 22ndSelective Student Scholarships Application

March 1st: Online Scholarship Application due

April 29thGallivan Scholarship application and Distinguished Alumni Service Award application due

Study Abroad due dates vary; see drop down above for specific dates.

Outside scholarships have varying deadlines.

Indiana University South Bend

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South Bend, IN 46615
Phone: 574-520-4872