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Dean of Science Scholarship (for Freshmen)

The School of Science Dean’s Scholars Program is awarded to beginning School of Science freshmen.
  • Award Amount: Varies, depending on criteria stated below, but is minimally $1,000 per academic year renewable up to $4,000 for four years.
  • Application Deadline: November 15, 2019
  • Contact: Molly Rondeau, mrondeau@iupui.edu

Contingent upon availability of funds, a Dean’s Scholar who is a beginning major may be supported for up to eight regular (Fall/Spring) semesters provided that the student continues in a degree program in the School of Science as evidenced by enrollment patterns and maintains an overall GPA of at least 3.50. An award recipient may hold only one scholarship funded by the School of Science. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States.

Students who have applied for admission by November 15, as incoming freshmen for the following Fall semester, who have a minimum high school GPA of 3.50 (on a 4.00 scale) and who score 1310 or higher on the SAT or 28 or higher on the ACT may be eligible for this scholarship. Applications received on or before November 15 will be given priority consideration. The number of scholarships and amount of each scholarship varies depending upon the number of eligible students.


Students who have applied for admission by November 15 for Fall 2020 admission and meet eligibility requirements will automatically be considered.

Award notifications will be sent to all recipients no later than December 2019.

*Admission-Based Scholarships use Critical Reading/Verbal + Math Scores for the total SAT ONLY.  Writing scores are not factored for consideration.  Comparable composite ACT scores considered.


To be considered for this scholarship, please submit your general application through IU Scholarships found in One.IU. The School of Science reserves the right to select students for this award.

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$10,935 is the average amount of scholarships and grants awarded

to freshman full-time students.

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