Direct Admit Scholarships

Undergraduate direct-admit scholarships

Scholarships are offered for incoming freshmen who have received direct admission to our school. Automatic direct admits are invited to complete the Selective Scholarship Application (SSA), which is used to determine which Luddy direct-admit scholarships they receive. These awards are renewable beyond your freshman year. You may apply for additional Luddy scholarships each spring semester.

Cecil “Corky” Richmond Jr. Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 to $2,500
Majors: Any Luddy major 
GPA: N/A
Class standing: Incoming freshmen; renewable
Preference or special considerations: For students who are automatic direct admits to Luddy. Preference is given to Indiana residents.



Direct Admit Scholarship
Amount: $500 to $2,000
Majors: Any Luddy major
GPA: N/A
Class standing: Incoming freshmen; renewable
Preference or special considerations: For students who are directly admitted to Luddy. Based on standardized test scores and the application essay.



FIRST® Robotics Scholarship
Amount: Up to $2,000
Majors: Any Luddy major
GPA: N/A
Class standing: Incoming freshmen; renewable
Preference or special considerations: For students who are directly admitted to Luddy. Based on FIRST Robotics involvement and the application essay.



Hudson and Holland Scholars Program Matching Scholarship
Amount: $2,000
Majors: Any Luddy major
GPA: N/A
Class standing: Incoming freshmen; renewable
Preference or special considerations: Hudson and Holland Scholars who are also directly admitted to our school will receive this matching scholarship from Luddy.



John R. Gibbs Scholarship for Innovation
Amount: $2,000
Majors: Computer Science, Informatics
GPA: N/A
Class standing: Incoming freshmen; renewable
Preference or special consideration: For students who are automatic direct admits to Luddy. Preference is given to students demonstrating or expressing interest in innovation and entrepreneurship. When all other qualities are equal, preference is given to Indiana residents and students with financial need.



Luddy Scholars Program 
Amount: Varies
Majors: Any Luddy major
GPA: 3.8
Class standing: Incoming freshmen; renewable
Preference or special considerations: Eligible high school students who have applied by November 1 and been offered direct admission will be invited to apply. Finalists will be invited to campus for an interview weekend held during the spring semester.



Project Lead The WAY (PLTW) + Luddy Scholarship
Amount: Up to $2,000
Major: Any Luddy major
GPA: N/A
Class standing: Incoming freshmen; renewable
Preference or special considerations: For students who are directly admitted to Luddy and who enrolled in Project Lead the Way programs during high school. They must meet additional requirements, too.



Telamon Diversity Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Majors: Computer Science, Informatics
GPA: N/A
Class standing: Incoming freshmen; renewable
Preference or special considerations: For students who are automatic direct admits to Luddy. Special consideration is given to underrepresented populations, including financially challenged students, underrepresented genders, and/or students with diverse cultural experiences.

More Scholarships

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

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