Scholarships & Financial Aid

Institutional Scholarships

Merit-Based Awards

Upon acceptance to Indiana Tech, you will receive a letter indicating what scholarship amount you are eligible for. Eligible international undergraduate students can receive a merit scholarship worth up to $13,000 USD/year* based off of their grade point average (GPA) from their previous academic institution.

Contact our office to see whether you qualify.

*Student athletes can only receive either an athletic scholarship or a merit scholarship.

Indiana Tech Engineering and Computer Sciences Scholarship

The Indiana Tech Engineering & Computer Sciences Scholarship awards up to $15,000 in scholarships every year. This scholarship is open to students pursuing a bachelor’s degree with engineering and computer sciences majors.

Requirements

For incoming freshmen:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • 1170 SAT (combined math and critical reading) or 24 ACT composite
  • Acceptance to Indiana Tech

For transfer students:

  • 3.0 GPA at previous college
  • 1170 SAT (combined math and critical reading) or 24 ACT composite
  • Acceptance to Indiana Tech

Additional requirements

  • A minimum of a 2.75 GPA must be maintained to continue receiving your scholarship.

Indiana Tech Educational Excellence Scholarship

The Indiana Tech Educational Excellence Scholarship awards up to $15,000 scholarships every year to students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in one of our teacher licensure programs.

Requirements

For incoming freshmen:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • 1170 SAT (combined math and critical reading) or 24 ACT composite
  • Acceptance to Indiana Tech

For transfer students:

  • 3.0 GPA at previous college
  • 1170 SAT (combined math and critical reading) or 24 ACT composite
  • Acceptance to Indiana Tech

Additional requirements

  • A minimum of a 2.75 GPA must be maintained to continue receiving your scholarship.

Indiana Tech Exercise Science Leadership Award

The Indiana Tech Educational Excellence Scholarship awards up to $15,000 scholarships every year to students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in one of our teacher licensure programs.

Requirements

For incoming freshmen:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • 1170 SAT (combined math and critical reading) or 24 ACT composite
  • Acceptance to Indiana Tech

For transfer students:

  • 3.0 GPA at previous college
  • 1170 SAT (combined math and critical reading) or 24 ACT composite
  • Acceptance to Indiana Tech

Additional requirements

  • A minimum of a 2.75 GPA must be maintained to continue receiving your scholarship.

Indiana Tech Presidential Scholarship

Indiana Tech values community leaders and would like to recognize students who exhibit leadership potential while demonstrating the core values of the university. The Presidential Scholarship will recognize students for their achievements and encourage them to grow their leadership abilities.

This is a full tuition scholarship.  It is renewable for up to a total of eight semesters to help you achieve your first baccalaureate degree.

Ideal candidates will show concrete examples of how they have led within their communities. Candidates should have an attitude of continuous improvement and seek to improve their leadership abilities while helping others. To encourage this, the university will require recipients of this scholarship to complete annual leadership projects within the campus or local community.

In selecting recipients of the Presidential Scholarship, preference may be given to candidates who have established contributions within the Fort Wayne community, especially within the East Central neighborhood.

Please be sure to read the application process and rules.

Recommended selection criteria

For incoming freshmen:

  • 3.0 GPA or higher (on a 4.0 point scale)
  • 1160 SAT (combined math and critical reading) or 24 ACT composite
  • Acceptance to Indiana Tech

For transfer students:

  • Qualified for scholarship upon graduating high school
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA at their previous institution

Application process

The application requirements must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office by January 15th, 2017. To apply, you must complete:

  • An essay outlining how you have demonstrated leadership. The essay should be no more than two pages.
  • A professional resume demonstrating key accomplishments and contributions.
  • A recommendation from a non-relative about how you demonstrate one of Indiana Tech’s core values: respect, commitment, honesty, passion, or integrity.

Additional requirements

  • Deposits must be made by May 1.
  • Presidential Scholars must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0. If GPA is lower than 3.0 for two consecutive semesters, the student’s scholarship will be eliminated. However, if the student raises the GPA to the accepted level, the scholarship may be restored.
  • Applicants who fail to complete leadership projects may not be awarded the scholarship in subsequent years.

The Vietnamese Scholarship for Excellence

The Vietnamese Scholarship for Excellence recognizes an outstanding student from Vietnam who exhibits leadership and service potential while demonstrating the core values of Indiana Tech. This scholarship will honor students for their achievements and encourage them to grow in their leadership and service abilities by providing them with full tuition at Indiana Tech renewable for four years.

Ideal candidates will provide concrete examples of how they have led and served within their communities. Candidates should have an attitude of continuous improvement and seek community involvement by helping others. To encourage this, the university will require recipients of this scholarship to complete yearly projects within the campus or community.

Selection criteria

For incoming freshmen:

  • Vietnamese Citizen
  • 3.5 GPA or higher (on a 4.0 point scale)
  • Full Acceptance to Indiana Tech (students with a Conditional Acceptance will not qualify)

For transfer students:

  • Vietnamese Citizen
  • Would have qualified for the scholarship upon graduating high school
  • Maintained a 3.5 GPA at their previous institution

Application process

The application process must be completed by May 15, 2017. To apply, you must complete:

  • An essay outlining how you have demonstrated leadership or service. The essay should be no more than two pages double-spaced.
  • A professional résumé demonstrating key accomplishments and contributions.
  • A recommendation from a non-relative about how you demonstrate one of Indiana Tech’s core values: respect, commitment, honesty, passion, or integrity.
  • Interview, if deemed necessary.

Outside Scholarship and Loan Resources

International Students also have the opportunity to look for outside sources of financial aid. Listed below are scholarships targeted towards those looking to study in the United States, as well as resources to help search for other forms of aid.

Sponsorship Programs

Many international students apply for financial aid through their own government, which will transfer to Indiana Tech. Indiana Tech, in turn, works with various foreign governments and agencies to ensure the financial aid is properly applied to each student’s account. Please check the information below to see whether you qualify.

Canada

Indiana Tech is a designated educational institution with the government of Canada. Canadian students can apply for financial aid through their province or territory, and bring no-interest loan funds to Indiana Tech.

To begin the process, Canadian students will need to contact the Student Financial Assistance Office in their province or territory.

Please select your province or territory below:

Saudi Arabia

Student who have been awarded the King Abdullah’s Scholarship are welcome to join Indiana Tech’s undergraduate programs. Indiana Tech works closely with the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission and Saudi Arabian students to ensure their scholarship is properly applied. Please visit the SACM website for a list of approved degree programs.

Kuwait

Indiana Tech hosts a number of Kuwaiti scholars who receive funding from the Cultural Office of the Kuwait Embassy. Indiana Tech’s undergraduate programs in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering have all been approved by the Cultural Office of the Kuwait Embassy. Please visit the Kuwait Culture website for more information.

Questions regarding financial aid

If you have any questions regarding financial aid or how to help pay for your college education, you can visit our financial aid website or contact our office and we’ll be happy to assist you.