Current Student Scholarships

Current Student Funding Opportunities

Scholarships and grants are available to current students, whether they are at the graduate or undergraduate levels, from the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering and Indiana University. Below are some of the options available.

Undergraduate current student scholarships

Unless otherwise noted, you can apply for all these scholarships through one application. Luddy Current Student Scholarships. The faculty on the Scholarship Selection Committee will review the applications and will email recipients in June.

Questions? Contact Nancy Lemons at 812-855-8625 or nlemons@indiana.edu.

Accelerator Scholarship

Amount: $500 to $1,000
Majors: All Luddy majors
GPA: Minimum 3.0
Class standing: Undergraduates
Preference or special consideration: None

Computer Science Student Fund

Amount: $500 to $1,000
Major: Computer Science
GPA: N/A
Class standing: Undergraduates
Preference or special consideration: None

Dean’s Advisory Council Senior Scholarship

Amount: $500 to $1,000
Majors: All Luddy majors
GPA: N/A
Class standing: Seniors—a minimum of two annually, selected in the spring of their junior year
Preference or special consideration: Must have a record of innovation, community service, or academic excellence

Learn about the Dean’s Advisory Council.

Deshpande Scholarship in the Schnabel Scholars Program

Amount: $1,000
Majors: All Luddy majors
GPA: N/A
Class standing: Undergraduates
Preference or special considerations: None

Hatfield Scholarship in the Schnabel Scholars Program

Amount: $1,000
Major: Intelligent Systems Engineering
GPA: N/A
Class standing: Undergraduates
Preference or special considerations: None

Informatics Student Fund

Amount: $500 to $1,000
Major: Informatics
GPA: N/A
Class standing: Undergraduates
Preference or special considerations: None

Intelligent Systems Engineering Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Major: Intelligent Systems Engineering
GPA: N/A
Class standing: Undergraduates
Preference or special considerations: Must be an Indiana resident. Special consideration is given to underrepresented populations, including but not limited to financially challenged students and/or students with diverse cultural experiences.

Krane Scholar Award Project Support

Amount: $500
Majors: All Luddy majors
GPA: N/A
Class standing: Undergraduates
Preference or special consideration: This award supports student projects that use and/or combine journalism/media and/or information technology–based concepts, including but not limited to projects, research, travel, materials, and conference attendance.

The Krane Scholar Award alternates between Luddy and The Media School and encourages collaboration between the disciplines. In even years it is awarded to a Luddy student; in odd years, to a Media School student. It requires special applications—contact Nancy Lemons at Luddy (812-855-8625 or nlemons@indiana.edu) or Emily Harrison in The Media School.

Melanie and Dennis Groth Scholarship

Amount: $500
Major: Informatics
GPA: N/A
Class standing: Seniors
Preference or special consideration: Preference is given to students demonstrating strong leadership qualities and service to the undergraduate program.

Robert and Margaret Brandon Memorial Scholarship

Amount: Varies
Majors: All Luddy majors
GPA: Minimum 3.2
Class standing: Undergraduates
Preference or special considerations: Special consideration is given to underrepresented populations, including but not limited to financially challenged students and/or students with diverse cultural experiences. Preference is given to female students and/or students who have demonstrated financial need.

Robert C. and Mariol B. Luddy Scholarship in the Schnabel Scholars Program

Amount: $1,000
Majors: All Luddy majors
GPA: 3.0
Class standing: Sophomores
Preference or special considerations: The scholarship requires a demonstrated history of commitment to community. Special consideration is given to underrepresented populations, including but not limited to financially challenged students and/or students with diverse cultural experiences. First preference is given to students from Central Indiana and second preference to students from any area of Indiana.

Shoemaker Scholars Program

Amount: $3,000
Majors: All Luddy majors
GPA: Minimum 3.0 cumulative and minimum 3.0 GPA in the most recently completed semester
Class standing: Undergraduates
Preference or special considerations: This award requires a separate application, and all IU Bloomington undergraduates can apply for it.

The Shoemaker Scholars are a group of 10 students from across academic programs at IU Bloomington selected for their entrepreneurial ambition. They host activities to enhance knowledge of and experience with innovation and entrepreneurship at IU.

Learn more about the Shoemaker Scholars Program

Study Abroad Scholarship

Amount: $250 to $1,000
Majors: All Luddy majors
GPA: Minimum 3.2 recommended
Class standing: Undergraduates who have certified into Luddy
Preference or special considerations: This award requires a separate application that is available year-round. Even if you don’t meet the criteria, still apply—sometimes we make exceptions.

Learn more about the Study Abroad Scholarship

More scholarships

IU's Office of Scholarships has information about many more IU awards you may be eligible for.

IU Scholarships