Students may receive scholarships from a number of different sources. New students are encouraged to apply for admission no later than March 1 prior to their initial fall semester to ensure consideration for all scholarships. Many scholarships also require completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) prior to April 15 each year. Some scholarships require a separate application (noted).
University of Southern Indiana Scholarships and Grants
Freshman Scholarships Transfer Scholarships
Women's sports include basketball, softball, volleyball, soccer, cross country, golf, and tennis. Men's sports include basketball, baseball, soccer, golf, tennis, and cross country. Student athletes desiring information on athletic grant-in-aid scholarships may contact the director of Athletics at 812-464-1846.
Graduate scholarships are available for students pursuing graduate degrees at USI. Visit Graduate Studies for more information about financing graduate school.
Student Spouse One-Course Option
The spouse of an eligible full-time student may enroll in his or her first USI undergraduate course at a cost of $25 plus incidental fees. Students enrolled under this option are limited to one class and must register during late registration on a space-available basis. Applications are available in Student Financial Assistance and must be completed at the time of enrollment. The spouse must have earned a minimum 2.0 GPA at USI. The one-course option may not be repeated.
Retired Individuals One-Course Option
Retired persons aged 60 or older may enroll in their first USI undergraduate course at a cost of $25 per semester plus incidental fees. Students enrolled under this option are limited to one class must register during late registration on a space-available basis. Applications are available in the Office of Student Financial Assistance. Proof of retirement may be required and the one-course option may not be repeated.
University of Southern Indiana Foundation Scholarships
** Note: AwardSpring is not managed by the Student Financial Assistance Office. *
AwardSpring is the scholarship management software accessible through MyUSI. Students can click on the AwardSpring icon and begin completing a single application. The software will automatically match potential recipients to scholarships based on the information provided on the application. Information obtained during admission to the University will be automatically uploaded to the AwardSpring application, however a student must access and complete the entire AwardSpring application to be eligible to receive a scholarship through the USI Foundation.
For more information about AwardSpring and the scholarship application periods/deadlines visit the USI Foundation office webpage. If you have any Foundation Scholarship questions and would like to speak with a scholarship team member, please call (812) 461-5317 or (812) 465-7172. You may also email at: email@example.com.
If you have additional questions regarding this process contact the USI Foundation office at 812-464-1918.
Academic Program Scholarships
In addition to University-wide scholarships, scholarships also are available for students depending on academic program. Some of these scholarships require a separate application, and some are available to current students only. Log in to AwardSpring in myUSI to view and apply for scholarships. Deadlines are posted on the USI Foundation website. If you have any Foundation Scholarship questions and would like to speak with a scholarship team member, please call (812) 461-5317 or (812) 465-7172. You may also email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Scholarship Opportunities
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Limitation on Participation
Certain scholarships may be tuition specific. These scholarships will be coordinated with other tuition specific assistance to ensure that the assistance does not exceed total tuition charges. Students cannot apply awards to payment of fees for which the award was not intended nor receive a cash refund from tuition-specific assistance.