Direct-Admit Scholarships

New Student Funding Opportunities

The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering and Indiana University offer a host of scholarship and funding options for students who are directly admitted to our school at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Graduate funding opportunities

Graduate students can learn about fellowships and other funding opportunities from your department.

Undergraduate direct-admit scholarships

These scholarships are for incoming freshmen who 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 freshman year. You can apply for additional Luddy undergraduate scholarships each spring semester.

Cecil “Corky” Richmond Jr. Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 to $2,500
Majors: All Luddy majors
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: All Luddy majors
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.

Learn more and apply for the FIRST Robotics Scholarship

Hudson and Holland Scholars Program Matching Scholarship

Amount: $2,000
Majors: All Luddy majors
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.

Learn more about the Hudson and Holland Scholars Program

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 Scholarship

Amount: Varies
Majors: All Luddy Majors
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.

Learn more about the Luddy Scholars program

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.

Learn more and apply for the PLTW + Luddy Scholarship

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 eligibel for.

IU scholarships