Undergraduate Academic Programs
Financial Aid, Awards & Scholarships
Applying for financial aid and being considered for merit scholarships is easier than you might think. Just follow these steps.
- Apply for admission to IU by the appropriate priority date. The priority date for all incoming freshmen is November 1. Students who apply by this date will receive maximum consideration for merit-based scholarships. Transfer students and international graduate students should visit How to Apply to determine their priority date.
- Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon after January 1 as possible, and so it’s received by March 1, for need-based financial aid consideration. Be sure to enter IU’s federal school code, 001809. International students are not eligible to file the FAFSA.
- Apply for additional aid opportunities. These include additional scholarship opportunities outside IU—such as national scholarships and those in your local community—and aid for international students.
- Stay tuned. Admitted freshmen who file the FAFSA by March 1 will learn about their fall financial aid awards in late spring. Returning, transfer, and graduate students find out in mid-summer.
School of HPER Awards and Scholarships
A variety of awards and scholarships are available for admitted undergraduate students in the School of HPER. Eligibility criteria for these awards vary. Some of these considerations include demonstration of academic excellence, leadership in extracurricular activities, and financial need. Students are encouraged to discuss these award and scholarship possibilities with their academic advisors. Award amounts vary, based on funding availability. For more information, contact the Office of Advancement, (812) 855-4712, or visit http://www.hper.indiana.edu/cost/ugrad.shtml.
Student Research and Travel Grant-In-Aid
Student research and publication support is viewed by the School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation faculty as an essential component in an academic environment that encourages undergraduate and graduate students to become actively engaged in research-related activities. The program of financial support for student research in the school is intended to provide support for inquiry (Student Research Grant-In-Aid) and the dissemination of research results (Student Travel Grant-In-Aid). Two competitions are held annually with deadlines of January 15 and May 1. Applications and information are available online at http://www.hper.indiana.edu/cost/grant.shtml.