We know college is expensive. That’s why IUB and the Eskenazi School offer bountiful awards and scholarships so that you can focus more on your education, and less on your finances. For highest scholarship consideration, incoming first year students should apply for admission by November 1.
Scholarships + Financial Aid
Eskenazi School scholarships and awards
Incoming Eskenazi School first year students will be invited to apply to our following scholarship and awards during the years funding is available. All require a portfolio submission and review for consideration. For Fall 2021, we awarded $530,000 to incoming first year students.
Annually we award over $200,000 to our current students based on both merit and talent. Current Eskenazi School student scholarships and awards may be reviewed here.
IUB Office of Scholarships
Another resource for finding available scholarships is through the Office of Scholarships. Narrow down your best options using their website.
Hudson and Holland Scholars Program
Join the largest merit-based scholarship program at IU when you become a Hudson and Holland Scholar. Learn more about this beneficial program here.
Get help paying for your IUB education through various types of financial aid – grants, loans, work-study, and more. The Office of Admissions will help walk you through this process here.
Applications for incoming, first-year scholarships will open November 1, 2021. Priority deadline is February 1, 2022 at 11:59 PM EST. Final deadline is March 1, 2022 at 11:59 PM EST. Applications submitted before the priority deadline will recieve highest consideration.
Incoming, first-year students who have been admitted to IU Bloomington and have indicated an Eskenazi School major on their application may apply and be considered for these scholarships. Refer to each individual scholarship for futher details on eligibility.
Decisions will be sent on a rolling basis beginning February through April. Only selected scholarship recipients will be emailed a decision. If you do not recieve communication before May 1, you have not been selected for a scholarship. Decisions will be emailed to the email address submitted on your scholarship application, so please continuously check your email inbox and spam folder.
You have until May 1 to accept/decline your scholarship offer.
If you change your major to one outside of the Eskenazi School then you will no longer be considered for our School scholarships. If you change your major to a different one within the Eskenazi School, you will still be considered for our scholarships. Refer to each individual scholarship for further details on eligibility and major requirement.
Yes, a portfolio is required for all incoming, first year scholarships regardless of which major you plan on pursuing. Please refer to each individual scholarship page for details on portfolio requirements.
Please refer to each individual scholarship page for details on portfolio requirements.
The number of recipients depends on the scholarship. Please refer to each individual scholarship page for details on how many recipients will be chosen for each.
Our incoming, first-year scholarships are four (4) year awards divided and dispersed each fall and spring semester. Scholarships are posted to your bursar account between August and September each year. For example, if you receive a scholarship beginning Fall 2022, you will receive your scholarship money August/September 2022 and January 2023, August/September 2023 and January 2024, August/September 2024 and January 2025, and August/September 2025 and January 2026.
Students admitted to Indiana University Bloomington may defer enrollment for up to one year. If a student completes the deferral process by the deadline, eligibility for our incoming, first year scholarships will carry forward. Once you complete the form and enroll in full-time coursework for the new enrollment semester, your original scholarship offer should appear on your account that same semester. Please keep us notified if you decide to defer.
Yes! Our incoming, first year scholarships are open to both Eskenazi School Direct Admit students and those who are pre-Eskenazi School or in the University Division. As long as your intended major is listed as one within the Eskenazi School, you are eligible for our incoming, first year scholarships. If awarded a scholarship, you will recieve automatic Direct Admission.